Franciscan at Home

Franciscan at Home from the Franciscan University Catechetical Institute

St. Jude, through the Diocese of Grand Rapids, has partnered with the Franciscan University Catechetical Institute to offer our catechists AND parishioners a new way to grow in faith and in love for Christ!

The Catechetical Institute offers specially designed online courses that cover a variety of topics and can be completed at your own pace. These courses are free for you because the parish has paid for your subscription.

To access this amazing content, you need to create your FREE account. Follow the instructions below:

  1. Visit the landing page for Diocese of Grand Rapids by clicking on this link:
  2. Click the second blue button on the right side of the screen that says “My parish or school is already registered, and I would like to set up my individual free account under that institution”
  3. Click “create a new account”
  4. Enter your information into the required fields and select the green “Create new account” button at the bottom of the page (all fields with an * are required).
  5. Next, select the Diocese of Grand Rapids and St. Jude from the available drop-down list
  6. Click “Sign up.” This will take you to your dashboard, where you can begin exploring all that has to offer