This office includes, but is not limited to, the following departments:

  • Campus Ministry – go to
  • Catechetical formation (
  • Sacramental preparation
    • Let’s get married
  • Pastoral Ministry
    • Addiction Ministry
    • Annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Celebration – August 3, 2024, 5:00pm Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. 
    • Bereavement Ministry
    • Courage and Encourage Ministries
    • Making Moral Decisions and Advanced Care
    • Ministry for People with Special Needs and Disabilities
    • Ministry to the Sick
    • Natural Family Planning
    • Sanctity of Life
    • Worldwide Marriage Encounter
  • Prison Ministry
  • Youth Ministry

Our mission is to assist parishes and families throughout the Diocese of Memphis to recognize, honor, integrate, serve, and build up the Domestic Church by offering programs and services that center on the many forms and stages of family life from conception to natural death. 

For additional information, please call anyone of the contacts listed on this page. You are welcome to email: and she will direct you to the appropriate individual.

Director of Evangelization and Faith Formation, Sam Mauck  901-373-1256

Associate Director of Catechetical and Sacramental Formation, Deacon Jeff Drzycimski 901-373-1222

Associate Director of Pastoral Ministries, Deacon Rick Martin 901-373-1250

Associate Director of Youth Ministries, Rebecca Talarico 901-373-1253

Associate Director of Prison Ministries, Deacon Bill Davis 901-373-1299

Administrative Assistant, Sharon Kowalke, 901-373-1234

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