Our Works

St. James reminds us that faith needs works.

Our works demonstrate our faith in Jesus Christ.   Our works are our mission to proclaim the Salvation of Jesus Christ to all people.  Below are the departments, ministries  and commissions that our Diocese uses to Evangelize across northern Nevada.


Vocations

Discerning the
Call to
Priesthood

What do we do?

Considering the
call to
religious life?

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Youth & Young Adult

Ministry and Outreach
to Youth and Young Adults

What do we do?

We support and develop relationships between our young people and Jesus Christ. Our office serves the parish directors and coordinators.

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Faith Formation & Catechetics

Education & Formation

What do we do?

We support parishes in the formation of children, families, and adults in celebrating a relevant and lifelong Catholic faith.

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Ethnic Ministry

Finding Christ
in our many Cultures

What do we do?

Diversity of culture constitutes our Church. Christ's Gospel lives through culture. We help all to recognize this and help this become reality.

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Lay Formation & Leadership

Forming our Leaders

What do we do?

Our office trains and forms the lay leaders in our parishes, so that they may serve more fully and train others.

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Permanent Diaconate

Forming
our
Deacons

What do we do?

The training and formation of men to be ordained as Permanent Deacons within the Diocese.

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Catholic Schools

Educating the new generation

What do we do?

Provides support and oversight to the four Catholic elementary schools and one high school within our diocese

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Safe Environment

Protecting Children and Vulnerable adults

What do we do?

Provides the management, oversight and support for Protecting God's Children, our Safe Environment program.

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Liturgy Commission

Worship
and
Liturgy

What do we we do?

We Organize the Diocesan Liturgies as well as offering support to parishes.

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Life Peace & Justice Commission

Advocating for just society

What do we do?

We promote Catholic Social Teaching through education, formation and promotion.

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Respect Life Commission

Advocating
for the
Dignity of
all Human Life

What do we do?

We promote the
Dignity of all
human persons,
from conception
to a natural death.

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Marriage & Family Life Commission

Advocating for a
stronger society

What do we do?

We offer
support and formation
for families
and marriage
within our diocese.

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Project Rachel

Compassionate Ministry to women and men

What do we do?

Offer ministry and counseling to women and men who have been victimized by abortion

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High Desert Catholic

Evangelization
through
print media

What do we do?

The High Desert Catholic is the official magazine of the Diocese of Reno.

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Stewardship

Works of
Generosity and
Compassion

What Do We Do?

God blesses us
with gifts of all kinds.
We make a return to God through offering our time,
talent, and treasure.

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Catholic Agencies

Varied ways
of serving God
through serving
our community

What Do We Do?

Catholic Charities
Casa de Vida
Crossroads
So much more...

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