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.


Applications for 2021-22 catechesis at the Greater Sacramento Atrium in Elverta are no longer being accepted. Click here to contact us to get on the mailing list for next year.


Subject to diocesan Covid policy, we normally begin training new CGS catechists in the spring. For details, click here.


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