Tagged: Year of Faith

October 4

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… 1

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 7

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… 2

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 0

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? 9

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 17

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 2

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...