Conformity Listing of Catechetical Texts and Series Archdiocese of San Francisco

As of July 2021 the following texts and series have been found to be in conformity with the

Catechism of the Catholic Church by the Subcommittee on the Catechism, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Archdiocese of San Francisco for use in Parishes and Catholic Schools

***Materials ten years or older are not accepted as approval with the Archdiocese of San Francisco

***NEW INFORMATION ITEM: As a matter of clarification, the Subcommittee on the Catechism does not currently review the following components in catechetical programs that may be found on this list: videos, parent and sponsor materials, websites (other than the USCCB, Vatican and the publisher’s own website), digital libraries and any other materials listed on the letter on eligibility and applicability ( http://www.usccb.org/about/evangelization-and-catechesis/subcommittee-on-catechism/conformity-review/upload/NEW-Letter-on- Criteria-and-Applicability.pdf )

TitlePublisherSpecifics
Pre-School Series
Allelu! Growing and Celebrating with Jesus (3, 4, 5, and  K)Our Sunday VisitorS/P&TM/CM ©2010, 2011, 2012
Allelu! Growing and Celebrating with Jesus (3, 4, 5, and  K)Our Sunday VisitorS/P&CM ©2019
Allelu! Growing and Celebrating with Jesus, Ages 3-4  (PreK-3)Our Sunday VisitorTM&CM ©2019
Allelu! Growing and Celebrating with Jesus, Ages 4-5  (PreK-4)Our Sunday VisitorTM&CM ©2019
Allelu! Growing and Celebrating with Jesus,  KindergartenOur Sunday VisitorTM&CM ©2019
Christ Our Life: God Loves Us (Ages  5-6/KindergartenLoyola PressS/P&TM/CM ©2019
Finding God: Our Response to God’s Gifts (Ages 4 to  6)Loyola PressS, TM/CM ©2018
God Made Everything (ages 3 and  4)Loyola PressS/P&TM/CM ©2008, 2010, 2019
Pflaum Gospel Weeklies: What the Church  BelievesPflaum Publishing GroupS/P, TM ©2010, ©2018
and Teaches (Student Handbook)  (3,4)
 
Elementary Series: School and Parish
Alive In ChristOur Sunday VisitorS&TM/P&CM © 2014
Alive In Christ (7-8)Our Sunday VisitorS&TM/P&CM © 2014
Alive In Christ Young Adolescents (7-8)Our Sunday VisitorP&CM © 2019
Be My Disciples (1-6)RCL BenzigerP&CM © 2023, 2013; S&TM © 2014
Be My Disciples (7-8) God’s Promise in the Old Testament Christ in the New Testament Christ Reveals God’s Mystery Christ in the Liturgy Life in Christ Jesus            RCL BenzigerS&TM/P&CM © 2019 © 2014 © 2014 © 2014 © 2014
Blest Are We Faith in Action  KindergartenRCL BenzigerS/P&TM/CM ©2019
Blest Are We Faith in Action School Edition  (1-8)RCL BenzigerS&TM ©2018
Blest Are We Faith in Action Parish Edition  (1-8)RCL BenzigerP&CM ©2019
Christ In Us, K-6William H. Sadlier, Inc.S&TM, P&CM ©2021
Christ Our Life: The New Evangelization Edition  (1-8)Loyola PressS/P, TM&CM ©2016
Discover! Finding Faith in Life (Grades  1-5)Saint Mary’s PressS © 2020/ P © 2019
Faith Fusion: Knowing, Loving, and Serving Christ in  theOur Sunday VisitorS/P&TM/CM ©2016
Catholic Church (3-5)
Family Formation Home Lessons and Classroom Lessons  (K-6)Family FormationS / CM ©2019
Finding God (7-8)Loyola PressS/P&TM/CM ©2007, © 2014
Finding God: Our Response to God’s Gifts  (1-6)Loyola PressS&TM, P&CM ©2005, ©2013, ©2021
Image of God (Pre-K-4)Ignatius PressS&TM © 2014
Image of God Series, Grades 5-8 and  ConfirmationIgnatius PressS/P & TM/CM © 2019
Spirit of Truth (K-8) School EditionSophia Institute for TeachersS/P ©2017
Spirit of Truth (K-8) Parish EditionSophia Institute for TeachersS/P ©2018
We Believe, Catholic Identity  EditionWilliam H. Sadlier, Inc.S/P ©2015
We Believe Series, We Live Our Faith  (7-8)William H. Sadlier, Inc.S/P&TM/CM ©2007, 2016
   
High School Texts
The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth,  Third  EditionSaint Mary’s PressS/P © 2013
The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus  ChristSaint Mary’s PressS ©2012
The Old Testament: Our Call to Faith and  JusticeAve Maria PressS ©2005, ©2013
   
High School Doctrinal Framework Texts [the Secondary Level Protocol was approved as a review instrument by the Subcommittee on the Catechism in April 2011]
Becoming Disciples: What It Means to Follow Jesus  TodayDynamic Catholic©2018 (Framework Core Course III)
The Body of Christ: The ChurchVeritas Communications©2014 (Framework Core Course IV)
The Catholic Church: Offering the Love, Healing, and Joy of God to the People of Every Age  Dynamic Catholic  ©2018 (Framework Core Course IV)
Catholic Social Teaching: Christian Life in  SocietySaint Mary’s Press©2012 (Framework Elective C)
Christian Morality: Our Response to God’s  LoveSaint Mary’s Press©2012 (Framework Core Course VI)
Church History: Apostolic Times to  TodaySaint Mary’s Press©2013 (Framework Elective B)
The Church: Christ in the World Today, Second  EditionSaint Mary’s Press©2016 (Framework Core Course IV)
The Church: Foundations and  MissionSaint Mary’s Press©2020 (Framework Core Course IV)
The Church Our StoryAve Maria Press©2013 (Framework Core Course IV)
The Church: Sacrament of  SalvationMidwest Theological Forum©2010, 2012 (Framework Core Course IV)
Ecumenical and Interreligious  DialogueVeritas Communications©2019 (Framework Elective E)
Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue, Semester  EditionMidwest Theological Forum©2020 (Framework Elective E)
Encountering Christ in the SacramentsVeritas Communications©2015 (Framework Core Course V)
Encountering Jesus: Discovering His Invitation to Live Life to the  FullestDynamic Catholic©2018 (Framework Course Course II)
Exploring Sacred ScriptureVeritas Communications©2018 (Framework Elective Course A)
Exploring the Bible: An Introduction to the Living Word of  GodDynamic Catholic©2018 (Framework Core Course I)
Faith and Revelation: Knowing God Through Sacred  ScriptureMidwest Theological Forum©2009, 2012 (Framework Core Course I)
Foundations of Catholic Social  TeachingAve Maria Press©2015 (Framework Elective C)
God’s Word Revealed in Sacred  ScriptureVeritas Communications©2013 (Framework Core Course I)
The History of the ChurchMidwest Theological Forum©2010, 2013 (Framework Elective B)
The History of the Catholic ChurchAve Maria Press©2020 (Framework Elective Course B)
The History of the Catholic ChurchVeritas Communications©2019 (Framework Elective Course B)
Jesus and the Church: One, Holy, Catholic, and  ApostolicAve Maria Press©2014 (Framework Core Course IV)
Jesus Christ and the New TestamentSaint Mary’s Press©2019 (Framework Core Course II)
Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible, Second  EditionSaint Mary’s Press©2015 (Framework Core  Course II)
Jesus Christ: God’s Revelation to the World, Second  EditionAve Maria Press©2016 (Framework Core Course I)
Jesus Christ: His Mission and Ministry, Second  EditionAve Maria Press©2017 (Framework Core Course II)
Jesus Christ: Source of Our Salvation, Second  EditionAve Maria Press©2017 (Framework Core Course III)
Living and Loving as Disciples of  ChristVeritas Communications©2015 (Framework Core Course VI)
Living as a Disciple of Jesus in  SocietyVeritas Communications©2018 (Framework Elective C)
The Living Word: The Revelation of God’s  LoveSaint Mary’s Press©2015 (Framework Core Course I)
Meeting Jesus in the Sacraments, Second  EditionAve Maria Press©2018 (Framework Core Course V)
The Mission of Jesus Christ (The Paschal  Mystery)Verbum©2017 (Framework Core Course III)
Morality and God’s LoveSaint Mary’s Press©2021 (Framework Core Course VI)
Our Moral Life in ChristMidwest Theological Forum©2009, 2013 (Framework Core Course VI)
The Mystery of Redemption and Christian  DiscipleshipMidwest Theological Forum©2014 (Framework Core Course III)
The Paschal Mystery and the  GospelsSaint Mary’s Press©2020 (Framework Core Course III)
The Paschal Mystery: Christ’s Mission of Salvation, Second  EditionSaint Mary’s Press©2016 (Framework Core Course III)
People of Celebration: Understanding the Genius of the   SacramentsDynamic Catholic©2018 (Framework Core Course V)
The Promised One: Servant and  SaviorVeritas Communications©2014 (Framework Core Course III)
Responding to the Call of Jesus  ChristVeritas Communications©2018 (Framework Elective D)
Revelation and the Old  TestamentSaint Mary’s Press©2019 (Framework Core Course I)
The Revelation of Jesus Christ in  ScriptureVerbum©2016 (Framework Core Course I)
Sacraments and God’s GraceSaint Mary’s Press©2021 (Framework Core Course V)
The Sacraments: Encounters with  ChristSaint Mary’s Press©2012 (Framework Core Course V)
The Sacraments: Source of Our Life in  ChristMidwest Theological Forum©2009, 2012 (Framework Core Course V)
Sacred Scripture: A Catholic Study of God’s  WordAve Maria Press©2013 (Framework Elective A)
The Social Doctrine of the Catholic  ChurchMidwest Theological Forum©2013 (Framework Elective C)
Son of God and Son of MaryVeritas Communications©2013 (Framework Core Course II)
Spirit of Truth: Catholic Social  TeachingSophia Press©2020 (Framework Elective C)
Spirit of Truth: Christ’s Church and World  ReligionsSophia Press©2021 (Framework Elective E)
Spirit of Truth: The Church is Christ’s Living  BodySophia Press©2019 (Framework Core Course IV)
Spirit of Truth: Encountering ChristSophia Press©2019 (Framework Core Course II)
Spirit of Truth: A Moral Life in  ChristSophia Press©2020 (Framework Core Course VI)
Spirit of Truth: The Paschal MysterySophia Press©2019 (Framework Core Course III)
Spirit of Truth: Revelation of Christ in  ScriptureSophia Press©2019 (Framework Core Course I)
Spirit of Truth: The SacramentsSophia Press©2020 (Framework Core Course V)
Spirit of Truth: Sacred ScriptureSophia Press©2020 (Framework Elective A)
This is Our Church: A History of  CatholicismAve Maria Press©2013 (Framework Elective B)
Understanding the ScripturesMidwest Theological Forum©2010, 2013 (Framework Elective A)
Vocations and the Universal Call to  HolinessMidwest Theological Forum© 2018 (Framework Elective D)
Vocations: Answering God’s CallSaint Mary’s Press©2013 (Framework Elective D)
Walking With God: Encountering Jesus in Everyday  LifeDynamic Catholic©2018 (Framework Core Course VI)
Your Christian VocationAve Maria Press© 2019 (Framework Elective D)
Your Life in Christ: Foundations of Catholic Morality, Third  EditionAve Maria Press©2019 (Framework Core Course VI)
 
Sacramental Preparation Materials [These materials are only a part of catechetical preparation and do not reflect a complete presentation of all of the elements contained in the
Catechism of the Catholic Church that should be present in catechetical formation.]
Believe Celebrate Live  ConfirmationWilliam H. Sadlier, Inc.S/P&TM/CM ©2018
Believe Celebrate Live Reconciliation  (Primary)William H. Sadlier, Inc.S/P&TM/CM ©2017
Believe Celebrate Live Eucharist  (Primary)William H. Sadlier, Inc.S/P&TM/CM ©2017
Believe Celebrate Live Reconciliation & Eucharist   (Intermediate)William H. Sadlier, Inc.S/P&TM/CM ©2017
Called to MercySaint Mary’s PressS/P ©2018
Confirmation, Inspired by the  SpiritWilliam H. Sadlier, Inc.S/P&TM/CM ©2012
Candidates Handbook (Immediate  Preparation)  
Confirmed in the Spirit (7-9)Loyola PressS/P&TM ©2007, 2013
Encounter with Christ, Eucharist and  ReconciliationOur Sunday VisitorS/P&TM//CM © 2016
Eucharist: We Give Thanks and Praise  (Primary)RCL BenzigerS/P&TM ©2006, 2015
Eucharist: We Give Thanks and Praise  (Intermediate)RCL BenzigerS/P&TM ©2006, 2015
Family Formation: First Communion  PreparationFamily FormationS/P&TM//CM © 2019
Family Formation: First Reconciliation  PreparationFamily FormationS/P&TM//CM © 2019
Gifted with the Spirit-Confirmation: Junior High  EditionPflaum Publishing GroupS/P&TM/CM ©2018
Gifted with the Spirit-Confirmation: Senior High  EditionPflaum Publishing GroupS/P&TM/CM ©2018
Go Seek Find: EucharistSaint Mary’s PressS/P © 2017
Go Seek Find: ReconciliationSaint Mary’s PressS/P © 2017
God’s Gift Eucharist (Primary)Loyola PressS/P&TM/CM ©2009, 2016
God’s Gift Reconciliation  (Primary)Loyola PressS/P&TM/CM ©2009, 2016
God’s Gift Reconciliation and Eucharist  (Intermediate)Loyola PressS/P&TM/CM © 2016
Meet the Gentle Jesus: First Communion (for children, catechist guide,   famLiguori PublicationsP&CM ©2020
Reconciliation: Pardon and Peace  (primary)RCL BenzigerS/P&TM ©2006, 2015
Reconciliation: Pardon and Peace  (intermediate)RCL BenzigerS/P&TM ©2006, 2015
The Sacrament of Confirmation: A Complete Preparation Course and Activities with Parents & Sponsors  Midwest Theological Forum  ST ©2018
The Sacrament of First Holy  CommunionMidwest Theological ForumS/P ©2019
Signs of Grace: You are Forgiven-Preparing for First  ReconciliationAugustine InstituteS/P ©2018
Signs of Grace: You are Loved-Preparing for First Holy  CommunionAugustine InstituteS/P ©2018
Together in Jesus – First EucharistPflaum Publishing GroupS&TM ©2004, 2011, 2018
Together in Jesus – First  ReconciliationPflaum Publishing GroupS&TM ©2004, 2011, 2018
 
Materials in Other Languages
¡Alelú! Crecer y celebrar con Jesús  (3-4)Our Sunday VisitorS/P&TM/CM © 2012
ConfirmaciónRCL BenzigerS&TM ©2014
Confirmación: Inspirados por el  EspírituWilliam H. Sadlier, Inc.S/P&TM/CM ©2013
Confirmados en el Espiritu (7-9)Loyola PressS/P&TM/CM ©2007, 2013
Creemos/We Believe (K-6)William H. Sadlier, Inc.S/P&CM©2005, 2011, 2017
Creer • Celebrar • Vivir Reconciliación –  PrimariaWilliam H. Sadlier, Inc.S/P&TM/CM ©2017
Creer • Celebrar • Vivir La Eucaristía,  PrimariaWilliam H. Sadlier, Inc.S/P&TM/CM ©2017
Cristo en nosotros  (1-6)William H. Sadlier, Inc.S/P&TM/CM ©2022
Don de Dios, la Eucaristía (Primaria)Loyola PressS/P&TM/CM ©2009, 2016
Don de Dios, la Reconciliación  (Primaria)Loyola PressS/P&TM/CM ©2009, 2016
Don de Dios, la Reconciliación y Eucaristía  (Intermedio)Loyola PressS/P&TM/CM ©2016
Encontrando a Dios (Bilingual Edition of Finding God, Ages  4-6)Loyola PressS/P&TM/CM©2018
Encontrando a Dios (Bilingual Edition of Finding God,  1-8)Loyola PressS/P&TM/CM ©2015
Encuentro con Cristo Eucaristía y  ReconciliaciónOur Sunday VisitorS/P & TM/CM ©2017
Eucaristía: Damos gracias y  alabanzaRCL BenzigerS/P&TM/CM ©2006, 2015, 2018
Faith Fusion: Knowing, Loving, and Serving Christ in  theOur Sunday VisitorS/P & TM/CM ©2016
Catholic Church (Bilingual Edition,  3-5)
Mi fe católica: What the Church Believes & Teaches (Pre-K –  8)Pflaum Publishing GroupS/P ©2015, ©2018
Reconciliación: Perdon y PazRCL BenzigerS/P&TM/CM ©2006, 2015
Reconciliación Perdón y Paz Bilingüe  IntermediaRCL BenzigerS/P&TM/CM © 2017
Relatos del amor de Dios  KindergartenRCL BenzigerS/P & TM ©2012
Sean Mis Discípulos, 1-6 (Be My Disciples Bilingual  Edition)RCL BenzigerP&CM ©2014
Sean Mis Discípulos: Cristo en el Nuevo Testamento, Jr. High (Bilingual Edition)RCL BenzigerP&CM © 2015
Sean Mis Discípulos: Cristo en la Liturgia, Jr. High  (Bilingual)RCL BenzigerP&CM © 2014
Sean Mis Discípulos: Cristo Revela el Misterio de Dios, Jr. High (Bilingual Edition)RCL BenzigerP&CM © 2015
Sean Mis Discípulos: Vida en Cristo Jesus, Jr. High  (Bilingual)RCL BenzigerP&CM © 2014
Ungidos con el EspírituPflaum Publishing GroupS/P&TM/CM ©2021
Unidos en Jesús Primera EucaristíaPflaum Publishing GroupS/P&TM ©2004, 2011, 2018
Unidos en Jesús Primera  ReconciliaciónPflaum Publishing GroupS/P&TM ©2004, 2012, 2018
Vivos en Cristo (A-F)Our Sunday VisitorS/P&CM © 2015