Become A Member

“So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.”  Romans 12:5

Your membership in The United States Association of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd connects you with catechists and supporters from across the United States and even around the world, who share a commitment to the Christian formation of children. Your membership support not only gives you access to wonderful resources in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, but also helps our association spread the word about how a relationship with the Good Shepherd can change the lives of adults and nourish the spiritual growth of children.

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Individual Member Benefits Include:

  • Online Materials Manuals
  • Annual Journal
  • Communication Including: CGSUSA   News, Foglietto, Member Memo, Parent News
  • Member Directory
  • Voting Privilege
  • Access to Restricted Materials for Purchase
  • Mustard Seeds
Ideal for individual catechists serving children and families in atria or parents of children currently attending atria.  Only those formed in the CGS Method by recognized formation leaders may be granted access to the online Materials Manuals.

Organization Member Benefits Include:

  • Organization Resources Including: In the Meadow and Parent Resources
  • Annual Journal
  • Communication Including: CGSUSA   News, Foglietto, Member Memo, Member Directory
  • Voting Privilege
  • Mustard Seeds
Ideal for organizations seeking to support children, adults, and families grow closer to God through the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.  While this is not a group membership for individual catechists, the Organization Resources have proven to be very helpful to catechists, parishes, regional groups, and religious leaders using CGS in their work with children and families. 

Renew Your Existing Membership:

  • If you have or believe you have an existing CGSUSA Membership, first LOGIN as a CGSUSA Member.
  • If you’ve forgotten your password, you should be able to click Reset Password on this page for a self-service link.
  • If you do not receive an email invitation to reset your password but are confidant you have an inactive membership, you are welcome to Contact Us for assistance. Please reference “Membership” in your contact form.
  • If it’s been more than 2 years since your membership was last active, please join as a New Member.


Please note: Membership processing can take up to 24 hours during the normal business week.  Members will receive an email invitation to the Password Reset page when their accounts are activated.  You may email to check on the status of your submission or for help with account activation.  Thank you for your grace and courtesy during this time.