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Adult Faith Formation Course Description

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203 The Person of the Catechist


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203. The Person of the Catechist addresses the spirituality of the catechist.  It includes segments that explore the vocational call of the catechist, the qualities of a committed catechists, the importance of continuing formation, and the necessity for catechists to trust in the activity of the Holy Spirit as they continue their ministry.

Objectives: At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the vocation of the catechist
  • Understand the role of the catechist in the Church’s ministry
  • Understand the qualities of a catechist as expressed in contemporary documents
  • Understand the importance of the catechist’s continued growth and understanding of the catechetical ministry
  • Understand the role of the Spirit in the catechetical ministry of the Church