Posts Tagged ‘Antiquum Ministerium’

Could Francis establish a Church role for lay preachers?

Thursday, August 25th, 2022
lay preacher

The end of summer means the end of a mainstay of American Catholic life — the summer Catholic conference season, in which Catholic universities aim to fill their dorms, proclaim the Gospel, and build some brand awareness by hosting days-long catechetical and evangelical events for Catholic young people and adults. While the Franciscan University of Read more

NZ Catholic bishops set date to discuss new lay Catechist ministry

Thursday, May 20th, 2021

The Catholic bishops of Aotearoa New Zealand will discuss the new lay Catechist ministry at their meeting in October. Pope Francis announced the new ministry this month. NZ Catholic Bishops Conference secretary, Bishop Stephen Lowe, says the bishops have received many questions since the pope’s announcement. Many of these have been about the formation of Read more