Young children from Montessori Catechesis of the Good Shepherd faith formation program
Some of our children after a recent Mass.

"My sheep hear my voice.

I know them and they follow me."

John 10:27


Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Greater Sacramento is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that supports the development of CGS in the Diocese of Sacramento, and offers catechesis to children up to age 12 through affiliation with the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. To read about our history, click here. To meet our people, click here. To see what parishes and schools in the diocese offer CGS, click here.


In compliance with diocesan Covid policy, the Greater Sacramento Atrium in Elverta will not be enrolling children for fall 2020. Click here if you would like to be notified when we resume accepting applications.


We begin training new CGS catechists in the spring. For details, click here.


Participants in the Greater Sacramento Atrium can click here for documents.