Tagged: Year of Faith

October

October

Dear readers, it’s that busy Autumn term again and I’ve been out of the blogging loop. This past month I have been… Launching a formation course for new catechists in our deanery/area Teaching some...

Discerning what the Year of Faith invites us to…

Discerning what the Year of Faith invites us to…

How nice to return to (almost) normal life! There’s something lovely about being in your own parish for Mass, getting into a regular routine at the gym, and seeing friends again. Travelling always opens...

Year of Faith

Year of Faith

In Kansas City, it was almost cool enough to be outside yesterday. It rained a couple of nights ago for the first time in weeks and weeks, and the baked earth gave off heat...

In the land of Oz…

In the land of Oz…

Hey y’all 🙂 I can see why Dorothy said, “there’s no place like home” – I arrived a couple of days ago in Kansas City and I’m loving it! No twisters yet, but the...

Parish Reflection

Parish Reflection

The US bishops recently published a document on the New Evangelisation: Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelisation. Towards the end of the document are some very helpful ‘parish reflection questions’. These questions would...

Catechesis and… Mojitos, anyone?

Catechesis and… Mojitos, anyone?

Call me a bore, but I’m becoming more and more convinced of the great need for adult catechesis. Two conversations this week sparked this new concern in me. The first was with a parishioner...

Getting catechesis right

Getting catechesis right

One of the suggestions for the Year of Faith is for dioceses to review the catechetical resources they currently use: It is hoped that local catechisms and various catechetical supplements in use in the...

The Year of Faith

The Year of Faith

I am already excited about the Year of Faith. The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith recently published a Note with proposals for living the Year. It is a great Note, with some...