With the recent release of the Motu Proprio, Antiquum Ministerium: Instituting the Ministry of Catechist, Pope Francis draws our attention to the critical importance of lay discipleship and the formation of catechists in our time. […]
Rome Newsroom, Feb 18, 2021 / 07:20 pm (CNA).- In a video message to the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, Pope Francis said Thursday the suffering caused by the coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to change and to have greater solidarity wi… […]
Vatican City, Jan 31, 2021 / 08:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis said Saturday that catechists have the vital responsibility of leading others to a personal encounter with Jesus through prayer, the sacraments, and Scripture.
“The kerygma is a person: … […]
Historically, the 40 days of Lent are focused on catechumens (unbaptized candidates), while the 50 days of Easter are focused on the neophytes (the newly baptized). The means by which most catechumens (and those from […]
Recently America Magazine featured a school that is scrapping its traditional junior high faith formation program in favor of what it calls “conversational catechesis.” A seminar-style format encourages students to “talk openly about difficult and […]