Posts Tagged ‘Catechist’

Catechists need passion and creativity to beat new paths

Monday, September 20th, 2021
passion and creativity to beat new paths

Catechesis is a tradition that is lived from heart to heart, from mind to mind, life to life. Pope Francis made the comments while participants in a meeting promoted by the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelisation on Friday. He was following up on the comments he made at St Martin’s Cathedral, Bratislava during his Read more

Ministry clarity or crumbs from the table?

Thursday, July 8th, 2021
ministry clarity for women

Anything that authenticates, makes visible and validates women’s ministry will help women take their rightful place in the Church says Kate Bell, a theologian and catechist. She made the comment on Flashes of Insight, a conversation between herself, and fellow theologians, Fiona Dyball, Elizabeth Young and Jo Ayers. The women discussed the newly approved ministries Read more

What is the new ministry of catechist?

Thursday, May 13th, 2021

Pope Francis on Tuesday instituted the new lay ministry of catechist, with the apostolic letter Antiquum ministerium (“Ancient ministry”). You might have questions about what this ministry is and who it is for. What is the instituted ministry of catechist? An instituted ministry is a type of formal, vocational service within the Catholic Church. It Read more

Pope formalising the ‘ministry of catechist’

Monday, May 10th, 2021

Pope Francis is preparing to formally institute the “ministry of catechist.” Millions of laypeople around the world are already recognized as catechists in their parish or diocese. Francis’s apostolic letter “Antiquum Ministerium” (Ancient Ministry) instituting the ministry will be released from Rome on Tuesday. The pope has spoken of the importance of selecting, training and Read more

Catechist with Indian ethnicity wants role in training catechists

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Catholic Catechist Ignatius Gyan Want plans to help the Navesi Catechetical Training Centre at Kinoya, Suva. Want, the first Fijian with Indian ethnicity to become a Catholic catechist, said at the moment there was no staff member with such a background at the centre. He feels if he joins the training centre then more Fijians Read more

Samoan Catechist knelt before Matai to ask forgiveness

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

A two-year dispute was ended when a Catechist knelt before Matai to ask forgiveness in Afega village in Samoa. Confirming this, Assistant Police Commissioner, Le’aupepe Fatu Pula, said: “The complaint has been withdrawn and both parties have agreed to reconcile.” He said the complaint was lodged in 2009 by the village matai council’s Tu’ua or Village Read more