Sr. Celeste Arbuckle, SSS

Director of the Office of Faith Formation

Sr. Celeste is a Sister of Social Service and Director of the Office of Faith Formation.

She has served in the catechetical field for over 35 years in parishes, Archdiocesan offices, and on national and international boards and committees.

Sr. Celeste oversees the daily operation of the office and consults with the Marin County and Deaneries 10 and 11 Parish Catechetical Leaders.

She is responsible for work with adult faith formation,  RCIA and sacramental preparation.  As a Sister of Social Service she serves on the Leadership Team and is Treasurer.  

Sr. Celeste Arbuckle, SSS
Director of the Office of Faith Formation
Phone/Fax: 415-614-5652
arbucklec@sfarch.org

Anelita Reyes

Associate Director of Faith Formation

Anelita is Associate Director for Catechesis and coordinates the parishes in San Francisco and northern San Mateo counties.

She holds a Masters in Education Degree from the Philippines and a Masters Degree in Theology from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley.

She comes with work experience in Catholic schools and parish religious education.

She works with parishes in the formation of catechists, Foundational Training for Parish Catechetical Leaders and provides workshops on a variety of topics.

Anelita Reyes
Associate Director of Faith Formation
Phone/Fax: 415-614-5651
reyesa@sfarch.org

Janet Fortuna

Coordinator of Persons with Special Needs

Janet has worked with individuals with special needs for over15 years.

She has volunteered as a catechist with the SPRED program in the Diocese of Oakland and with the adults with special needs in the Archdiocese of San Francisco.

Janet coordinates our special needs programs in helping students receive their sacraments and ongoing faith formation.

Janet Fortuna
Coordinator of Persons with Special Needs
Phone/Fax: 415-614-5655
fortunaj@sfarch.org

Claudia Atilano

Administrative Assistant of Faith Formation

Claudia comes from an extensive business background as an administrative assistant of a national company. 

She is fluent in English and Spanish and holds a Master Catechist Certificate.

She handles all phone and email requests, is the office bookkeeper and prepares reports as needed.

Claudia Atilano​
Administrative Assistant of Faith Formation
Phone/Fax:
415-614-5650

atilanoc@sfarch.org

Catechetical Directory

The Parish Catechetical Leaders serve the parishes throughout the archdiocese as directors/coordinators of faith formation for Adults, Pre-K – Grade 8, Youth Ministry, sacraments preparation, Persons with Special Needs, Family Catechesis

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