Service Awards for Catechists

Recognising and rewarding volunteer Catechists for their time of service.

 Many teach for a great number of years and while they certainly don’t want or seek recognition, celebrating their contribution to the life of the Parish, lets them know they are valued and important Parish members.

Recognition of Service

Presented at 5, 10, 15, 20 years of service.

  • Catechists receive a Certificate of Recognition as well as a badge encrypted with the number of years served.
  • Certificates and Badges are presented during the Bishop’s visit to the Parish. Usually Confirmation time, but at a separate Mass or celebration.


Presented at 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service.

  • Catechists receive a Papal Blessing as well as a Certificate of Recognition.
  • Catechists also receive a Badge recognising the number of years served.


Always ensure your records are kept up-to-date with your Parish Coordinator to ensure you are recognised correctly for your wonderful years of service and dedication.