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Contact Us

The Archdiocesan Catechetical Office has central offices located in New York City and regional offices throughout the counties of the Archdiocese of New York.

The central office address is

Catholic Center
1011 First Avenue
New York, New York 10022
Fax: 212-980-1035

Location information for the regional offices is found at the bottom of this page.

Catechetical Office Personnel:

Sr. Zelide M. Ceccagno, MSCS

Regional Director of Yonkers & South Central Westchester
Central Southern Westchester Regional Office: 914.965.0490

Sr. Jeannette Chishibanji, SSC

Regional Director of Bronx
Bronx Regional Office: 347.733.8191

Sr. Joan Curtin, CND

Director of Catechetical Office
Central Office: 646.794.2849

Sr. Nancy Elizabeth Doran, SSC

Regional Director of Manhattan; Director: Family Catechesis
Central Office: 646.794.2867

Mrs. Linda Fitzsimmons

Regional Director of Dutchess & Ulster Counties
Dutchess/Ulster Regional Office: 845.444.9100

Ms. Stephanie Gonzalez

Administrative Assistant
Central Office: 646.794.2822

Ms. Estela Daisy Guevara

Assistant to the Director
Central Office: 646.794.2859

Mrs. Peg Hoblin

Regional Director of Northern Westchester, Putnam & Rockland Counties
Rockland/NWestchest/Putnam Regional Office: 845.429.4297

Ms. Maureen McKew

Director of Communications, Catechist Formation and Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
Central Office: 646.794.2855

Sr. Teresita Morse, RJM

Director of Formation for Religious Education Leaders
Central Office: 646.794.2858

Sr. Mary Crucifix Pandullo, CSJB

Regional Director of Staten Island
Staten Island Regional Office: 347.286.0508

Sr. Kevin John Shields, OP

Regional Director of Sullivan & Orange Counties
Office: 845.292.9100

Regional Offices

Contact and location information.

Sr. Jeannette Chishibanji, SSC
Regional Director
Bronx Regional Catechetical Office
3143 Kingsbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10463
Phone: 718.547.4212

Central and Southern Westchester
Sr. Zelide Ceccagno, MSCS
Regional Director
Central/Southern Westchester Regional Catechetical Office
78 Petersville Road
New Rochelle, New York 10801
Office Hours: 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday
Phone: 914.965.0490
Fax: (914) 965-0896


Dutchess and Ulster
Ms. Linda Fitzsimmons
Regional Director
Dutchess and Ulster Counties Regional Catechetical Office
Mailing Address:
2 Harvey Street
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Office Location:
4337 Albany Post Road (Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Office Hours: 9:00am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday
Phone: 845.444.9100


Sr. Nancy Elizabeth Doran, SSC
Regional Director
Manhattan Regional Catechetical Office
1011 First Avenue
New York,  NY 10022
Phone: 646-794-2867
Fax: 212.980.1035

Orange and Sullivan
Sr. Kevin John Shields, O.P.
Regional Director
Orange/Sullivan Counties Regional Catechetical Office
St. Kateri Tekakwitha Center
P.O. Box 1011
Liberty, NY 12754
Street Address:
16 Frankie Lane
Liberty, NY 12754
Office Hours: 8:30am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday
Phone: 845.292.9100
Fax: 845.292.9100 (call first)

Rockland, Northern Westchester and Putnam
Mrs. Peg Hoblin
Regional Director
Rockland/Northern Westchester/Putnam Counties Regional Catechetical Office
24 East Main Street
Stony Point, New York 10980
Phone: 845.429.4297 (Feel free to leave a message)
Fax: 845.429.4163

Staten Island
Sr. Mary Crucifix Pandullo
Regional Director
Staten Island Regional Catechetical Office
2820 Amboy Road
Staten Island, NY 10306
Office Hours: 9am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday
Phone: 347-286-0508