Catholic Leaders Formation Network


A professional formation network

for leaders in Catholic schools, parishes,

dioceses and other Church organisations

engaged in evangelisation.

The Catholic Leaders Formation Network (CLFN) has three main focus areas; renewing, forming and leading. Each focus area contains numerous benefits that members can choose to utilise.


Through prayer and retreat opportunities:

Porta Fidei Retreat and Leaders Resource

Updates on Church Renewal Opportunities

Weekly Leaders Formed in Prayer Reflections


Through formation and professional learning opportunities:

Leadership Formation Series (‘Called’)

Network Participation in ACU Graduate Programs (Leading the New Evangelisation and Signum Fidei)

Catholic Leaders Formation Symposium and events (members discounts)


Through networking and leadership opportunities:

Leaders Small Groups and leaders community across the Network

Catholic Leaders Formation Journal

Networking: regular communication (CLFN and CSYMA eNews)

International Network and updates on Missions and Courses



CALLED Trailer

CLFN members get full access to all episodes of the CALLED video series.

(subscription required)

Authentic Discipleship

At the heart of CALLED is the desire to increase your understanding of discipleship. This series is all about building up local communities of faith.

This program offers:

1. A short input that really breaks open the topic

2. A range of personal testimonies that share personal faith experiences

3. A range of discussion starters that guide personal reflection and small group activities

4. Further reading and additional resources

A collaborative venture between


CSYMA is a network of Catholic Schools across Australia and internationally, focused on supporting Catholic schools becoming centres of evangelisation. CSYMA also includes a post-school youth ministers network and accreditation program.


The ACU La Salle Academy provides programs and resources for the formation of teachers and leaders for Catholic schools and the other ecclesial organisations with which they partner. Central to its mission are the aspirations of the New Evangelisation.