Northern Region

Regional Coordinator:

Sister Betty Paul, SP
The Franciscan Center
233 North Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Phone/Fax: 336-271-2917

The Northern Region includes two Vicariates:

  1. Greensboro
  2. Winston-Salem

Catechist Formation Opportunities:
The Northern Region Office of Faith Formation sponsors workshops for catechist certification. Please check out the following links:


The Northern Regional Office has a small resource library of videos/dvds in Spanish and English that are loaned to parishes/missions. The coordinator builds community with the various parish catechetical leaders and youth ministers in the region by holding meetings; strengthening catechetical endeavors by organizing ongoing catechetical training in the region; assessing catechetical needs and educational materials. She advises parishes regarding diocesan catechetical and sacramental policies. She facilitates adult faith formation, sacramental prep catechesis, and confirmation program workshops and retreats in various settings.



The Northern Region Office of Faith Formation has scheduled the two day-long Catechist Formation events for 2017-2018. Those confirmed dates and sites are:

Lighting the Fires of Faith XXIII: Saturday, September 23, 2017 – St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Greensboro
Catechist Formation Day 2018: Saturday, February 10, 2018 –  Holy Family Parish, Clemmons

Plan to attend these events which offer workshops needed to complete the Catechist Recognition Process in the Diocese of Charlotte.

For additional information, contact Sr. Betty Paul at or 336-271-2917.