The Office of Worship is presenting formation and training opportunities for several ministries in the coming months.Baptism Team Training, for the purpose of training parish lay ministers who are responsible for (or assisting with) infant baptism preparation, will be conducted at:—St. Monica Church, Santa Monica, on Aug. 17 (6:30-9:30 p.m.) and 18 (8:30-3:30 p.m.; both sessions required). —St. Dominic Savio Church, Bellflower, on Aug. 20, 21 and 27 (6:30-9:30 p.m., all three sessions required).The registration fee is $40, which includes all materials, and is due by Aug.15. Visit to register.Basic Liturgical Formation will take place in regional, day-long sessions for Eucharistic ministers, lectors, musicians, hospitality ministers (ushers) and RCIA teams at the following locations:—Our Mother of Good Counsel, Los Angeles, Sept. 15.—Mission San Buenaventura, Ventura, Oct. 20.—Holy Trinity Church, San Pedro, Nov. 10.—St. Dominic Savio Church, Bellflower, Jan. 19.All formation days begin with check-in at 8 a.m. and run 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The registration fee of $25 online covers all materials and includes a box lunch. Online registration at should be completed one week prior to the training day. Late registrations and walk-in registrations will be charged $30. Basic Initiation Specialization for Initiation Catechist will be offered as a follow-up to Basic Catechist Formation on Aug. 25-26 at St. Augustine Church, Culver City. Registration is $30; visit Institute for Christian Initiation of Children, co-sponsored with the North American Forum on the Catechumenate, will take place Aug. 17-18 at Our Lady of Peace Church, North Hills. Information: Rose Hernandez, (818) 894-1176.