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The Department of Catechesis and Evangelization supports parish and ministry leaders in their efforts to evangelize, catechize and help everyone in the Diocese of Joliet put their faith into action.

Within the department are the offices of Catechetical Formation, Lifelong Lay Formation, Pastoral Outreach and Divine Worship, as well as support for Missions and Ministries of Mercy.

Justin Reyes
Director, Department of Catechesis and Evangelization
Phone: (815) 221-6150
[email protected]

Geralyn Kuban
Program Coordinator
Phone: (815) 221-6147
[email protected]

Martha Torres
Program Coordinator (bilingual)
Phone: (815) 221-6128
[email protected]


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Deacon Anthony (Tony) J. Clishem, Ed.D.
Catechetical Formation Lead
Phone: (815) 221-6142
[email protected]

Reverend Steven Borello
Director of Vocations
Phone: (815) 221-6171
[email protected]

Jim Elias
Lifelong Lay Formation Lead
Phone: (815) 221-6134
[email protected]

Renata Cichowicz
Pastoral Outreach Lead 
Phone: (815) 221-6245
[email protected]

Reverend John Abulag
Chaplain for the Deaf
Phone: (708) 940-0763
frjohnm[email protected]

Susan DiDomizio
Ministries of Mercy Advisor
Phone: (815) 221-6253
[email protected]

Alex Buldak
Mission Lead
Phone: 815-221-6256
[email protected]


Sister Sharon Marie Stola, OSB, D. Min.
Divine Worship Lead
Phone: (815) 221-6230
[email protected]