UNIVERSITY of NOTRE DAME

INSTITUTE FOR CHURCH LIFE

Meet the Echo Community

The Echo Community is made up of dynamic staff and faculty from Notre Dame, talented students from a variety of colleges and universities, and dedicated diocesan partners from around the country who work together to serve the catechetical mission of the Church.

Echo Staff
Meet the Echo staff and other important collaborators from across campus, who are dedicated to strengthening catechesis by supporting apprentices and theology teachers, mentors, Echo Formation Assistants (EFAs) and partner dioceses in all aspects of the program.

Current Apprentices
Echo apprentices are currently serving the Church in partner dioceses around the country. Learn more about the Echo experience in the words of those living it by checking out our apprentice profiles.

Current Theology Teachers
Echo theology teachers are currently serving the Church by teaching high school theology in Catholic schools around the country. Learn more about the Echo experience in the words of those living it by checking out our theology teacher profiles.

Partner Dioceses
Echo would not be possible without an extraordinary group of partner dioceses throughout the country. Since its inception in 2004, Echo has partnered with more than fifteen dioceses from across the United States.

Echo Alumni
Alumni of the Echo program have gone on to pursue professional ministry in parishes, Catholic high schools, and dioceses, to serve in collegiate and university campus ministries, and to continue their studies, among other things. Hear from former apprentices and theology teachers about how Echo prepared them for their current path, or take a look at the map to see how Echo graduates have impacted the US Catholic Church.