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The definitive aim of catechesis is to put people not only in touch but in communion, in intimacy, with Jesus Christ: only He can lead us to the love of the Father in the Spirit and make us share in the life of the Holy Trinity.

– Pope John Paul II, Catechesi Tradendae #5

Catechetical Ministry

We have a team of over 120 Catechists / Assistants and Administrative Assistants volunteering every week to support and guide the children and youth in our programme towards encounter and relationship with God. 

In his recent Apostolic Letter, Antiquum Ministerium, Pope Francis instituted the lay ministry of catechist. Pope Francis urges every catechist to be “a witness to the faith, a teacher and mystagogue, a companion and pedagogue, who teaches for the Church.” Catechists “are called first to be expert in the pastoral service of transmitting the faith, from the first proclamation of the kerygma to preparation for the sacraments of Christian initiation, and throughout the process of ongoing formation.”

 

All this is possible, he says, “only through prayer, study, and direct participation in the life of the community,” so that catechists can grow in their identity and in “the integrity and responsibility” that identity entails.

 

Join us if you are:

  • A disciple of Christ who is willing to be trained in the craft of catechesis

  • Desiring to learn more about the Catholic faith and to grow deeper in your faith spirituality

  • Interested in evangelising children and young people

  • Teachable, patient, caring, prayerful, and respectful of young persons

 

Do join us as a:

  • Catechist

  • Assistant Catechist

  • Parent Volunteer

  • Administration Assistant

 

Contact

Susan Ng-Thian: 9720 4133, csi.catechetical@catholic.org.sg

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