Formation Guilds

Two formation guilds will formally launch in late January 2024.
More information and sign up links are below.

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem Catechists Guild

The Saint Cyril of Jerusalem Catechists Guild is an official ministry of the God With Us Institute under the auspices of the Eastern Catholic Bishops of the United States that provides formal training and development for Catechists, Teachers and Lay Leaders in Eastern Catholic parishes, schools, ministries, and eparchies. 

A guild is an association of people for mutual aid and the pursuit of a common goal, providing a way for skills to be learned and passed down in a context of apprenticeship and mentoring, with clearly defined and shared standards of craftsmanship, methods, and commitment to excellence. 

The Catechists Guild educates, equips, and inspires those who labor in evangelization and catechesis according to Eastern Catholic teachings and practices, offering training through courses and workshops leading to certifications and a network of coaching and support from others who labor in task of making disciples of all nations. 

The annual fee to join the Guild is $30 per year and provides all of the benefits and access of membership in the Guild to hundreds of courses and multiple professional certifications in the areas of: 

  • Catechesis 
  • Catechetical Leadership 
  • Youth Ministry 
  • Young Adult Ministry 
  • Evangelization 
  • Pastoral Assistance 
  • Family Ministry 
  • Pro-Life Ministry 

The Saint Cyril of Jerusalem Catechists Guild will formally launch in late January of 2024.  

If you are interested in joining the Guild, click on the link and complete the information form. We are offering a discount of $10 off for early annual membership (normally $30) until January 15, 2024! 

GOD WITH US CATECHISTS GUILD DIRECTOR: Pani Katie Matlak 

Saint Basil the Great Clerical Guild

The Saint Basil the Great Clerical Guild is an official ministry of the God With Us Institute under the auspices of the Eastern Catholic Bishops of the United States that provides formal training and development for minor and major clergy. 

A guild is an association of people for mutual aid and the pursuit of a common goal, providing a way for skills to be learned and passed down in a context of apprenticeship and mentoring, with clearly defined and shared standards of craftsmanship, methods, and commitment to excellence. 

The Clergy Guild educates, equips, and inspires those who labor in the pastoral task of serving the Church according to Eastern Catholic teachings and practices, offering training through courses and workshops leading to certifications and a network of coaching and support from others who labor in Vineyard of the Lord. 

The annual fee to join the Guild is $30 per year and provides all of the benefits and access of membership in the Guild to hundreds of courses and multiple professional certifications in many areas including: 

  • Catechesis 
  • Catechetical Leadership 
  • Youth Ministry 
  • Young Adult Ministry 
  • Evangelization 
  • Pastoral Leadership 
  • Hospital Ministry 
  • Spiritual Direction 
  • Family Ministry 
  • Pro-Life Ministry 
  • Homiletics 
  • Diocesan Ministry 

The Saint Basil the Great Clerical Guild will formally launch in late January of 2024.  

If you are interested in joining the Guild, click on the link and complete the information form. We are offering a discount of $10 off for early annual membership (normally $30) until January 15, 2024! 

GOD WITH US GLERGY GUILD DIRECTOR: Father Joseph Matlak