Posts Tagged ‘Ministry of catechist’

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