religious education policies & guidelines

    Resources for DREs and Catechists

    New LinkTo read the Policies & Guidelines for the Office of Catechetics, please click the link below: 

    Policies and Guidelines

    Please note that the Policies & Guidelines are still in use; at some point in the near future they will be revised.



    Before parishes invite speakers from outside the Diocese, they must first obtain approval from the Diocesan Theological Commission at 703-841-2554.

    Or parishes may visit our Speaker's Bureau webpage, for a pre-approved speaker here: 

    For a copy of the Diocesan policy on guest speakers, please click here


    Religious Education Curriculum Guidelines:

    High School



    For a listing of Catechetical texts and materials, which are in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church, please follow this link: Conformity Listing of Texts 2

    Catholic Diocese of Arlington's A Vocation to Love.