The PDS Formation Office User Guide contains the following sections. Click a section title below or use the navigation menu on the left.

Get Started

Get started with your Formation Office program. Learn about basic features, how to navigate, and how to customize the program to suit your parish's needs.


Manage information about students in your parish. Track attendance, register and enroll students, and post information to student records.


Manage information about families in your parish. View each family's status, addresses, pictures, financial activity, and more.


Manage information about your parish's personnel. Schedule assignments, view family members and funds, and enter information about them.

Tuition and Fees

Track donations, gifts, pledges, payments, charges, refunds, and more. Customize funds and assign them to families.


Create and print reports, Easy Lists, letters, envelopes, and more. You can also learn how to use the Selection window, and manage report styles and settings.