1184 Bishop St, Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 585-3300 Fax: (808) 521-8428
Roman Catholics

Roman Catholic Church in the state of hawaii

Diocese of Honolulu

Witness to Jesus

Diocesan Offices

Diocesan Offices

Diocesan Catechetical Resources

One 'Ohana Video Resources

"One 'Ohana" Sacrament Video Series

Baptism: One 'Ohana Preview

Eucharist: One 'Ohana Preview

Reconciliation: One 'Ohana Preview


Original Order Resources

Original Order Implementation Checklist for Religious Education

Diocesan Original Order Page


Diocesan Norms for the Sacraments of Christian Initiation and First Penance

Current Norms, Including Original Order

Norms for the Sacramental Catechesis for Baptism, Confirmation, First Holy Communion, and Penance and Reconciliation for the Catholic Diocese of Honolulu (PDF file)


Diocese of Honolulu Catechetical Guidelines for Teaching Religion

New Guidelines, Including Original Order

Catechetical Guidelines for Teaching Religion in Word or PDF

(Note: Due to the size of the file, the PDF may take some time to load. If it doesn't load, try closing and reopening the file; it may take multiple tries.)


Handbook Templates

Religious Education Handbook

This is a great opportunity to update your general RE handbook (Word file).  A comprehensive template for the parish Faith Formation program. (Mahalo to advisers Sr. Mercedita Estrella, SPC and Julia Torres)

Sacrament Preparation Handbook

Using this template, create a handbook (Word file) specifically for parents of children who are preparing for Reconciliation, Confirmation, and Eucharist. The template includes references to the new Norms for the Sacraments of Initiation and videos on the sacraments. (Thanks again, Sr. Mercy and Julia!)


Parish Religious Education Documents and Samples

To open the following files, click on the links below.

Student Contact Expectations Sample (Word file)

Volunteer Coordinator Manual (includes supervision & permission forms) (PDF file)

Parish Home School Policy (PDF file)


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Contact the Office of Worship