The Institute for Catholic Formation


The Institute for Catholic Formation


Diocese of Bridgeport


About the Institute 

Through a combination of online learning, face-to-face workshops, and independent study, the Institute offers creative opportunities for ministry personnel to learn more about the Catholic faith and discover new ways to shape the next generation of disciples in Fairfield County.


In addition, the Institute serves as a clearinghouse for resources for those in ministry and a virtual library for anyone who wishes to learn more about the Catholic faith, regardless of the role one might choose to play in spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ.


Discover the many ways the Institute for Catholic Formation can help you learn, grow, and share your faith.

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We're reimagining formation for today's Church

With LEAD™, the learning management system custom-built for the Church, the Diocese of Bridgeport and your parish offer on-demand enrichment courses, Zoom sessions, and in-person workshops to help you grow as a disciple of Christ.


Get Answers from the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

Introducing Catholic Chat - an AI web app for you and your family so you can engage with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Ask it a question, ask it to give you a quiz, etc. 
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Ongoing formation for married couples. 

What if you could grow the enjoyment and love between you and your spouse by asking one simple question each day? Join the True Love That Lasts Movement and enjoy its benefits - each and every day. 


And so much more!

The Institute for Catholic Formation has so many incredible programs and resources!

To learn more click here.


We are exited to welcome new members to our growing team!

For more details and to see what positions we have open click our "Jobs" tab at the top of the page!

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Nov 21, 2023  
Formation Specialist OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY : The Formation Specialists is our in-house digital storyteller.  S/he is a practicing Roman Catholic, with strong understanding of the Catholic faith, teachings, and traditions and who understands how to develop content that is engaging and inspiring.  Utilizing his/her technical skills, the Formation Specialist will manage our online learning platform, build relationships with content partners and raise awareness of the Institute for Catholic Formation and all it can do to accompany the faithful on their individual journeys of faith. The Formation Specialist must be familiar with all aspects of the Diocese of Bridgeport and the Institute for Catholic Formation. S/he must understand good pedagogy and have a strong grasp on the teachings of the Catholic Church. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assess the learning needs of constituencies, including catechetical leaders, liturgical...
The Institute for Catholic Formation Bridgeport, CT, USA Full time