Office of Formation and Evangelization

The Mission of the Office of Formation and Evangelization

is to provide Spirit-led service to the people of God under the guidance of Bishop Joseph Vincent Brennan.

We are committed to facilitate formation of effective leaders for ministry through a process that is collaborative, empowering and sensitive to cultural diversity and pastoral needs.

La Misión de la Oficina de Formación y Evangelización

es proveer servicio guiado por el Espíritu al Pueblo de Dios bajo la dirección de nuestro Obispo José Vicente Brennan.

Estamos comprometidos a facilitar formación de líderes efectivos para el ministerio a través de un proceso de colaboración, capacidad y sensible a la diversidad culturaly las necesidades pastorales.


Advent Reflections / Reflexiones de Adviento

First Week Reflection: Hope
Family Activities:  Advent Candles – OFE     Advent Wreath – OFE

Reflexión de la Primera Semana: Esperanza 
Actividades para la Familia:  Corona de Adviento – OFE        Velas de Adviento – OFE

Second Week Reflection: Love

Reflexón de la Segunda Semana: Amor

Resources for Remote Faith Formation

Looking for some resources for your family while at home?  Check out the new entries on our Catechetical Ministry Page for Religous Ed websites for families, and Worship & Christian Initiation page for RCIA and liturgy ideas.

One Call / Una Vocacion  has also produced a list of resources available to everyone, that can be found here.

We will continue to update these pages as we get more information.  Blessings!

The Grapevine: Newsletters and Calendars

Contact Us

1550 North Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93703-3788
Phone: (559) 488-7474
Fax: (559) 493-2847


General Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – Noon & 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Media Library Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – Noon & 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm


Director of Formation and Evangelization  Rose M. (Rosie) Hernández

Administrative Assistant  Paul Mentlewski