Year of Faith: A Reflection for Catechetical Leaders



Pope Francis appears for the first time on the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican March 13. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected the 266th Roman Catholic pontiff.


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Week 24


Luke 22 verse 19:  Then he took the bread, said the blessing, broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which will be given for you; do this in memory of me.”

Disciples Called to Witness: The New Evangelization, Part IV § 9.  “Successful evangelization and catechetical initiatives must be focused on the parish and parish life.” The parish is where a person becomes involved with the Church community, learns how to live as a Christian disciple nurtured by Scripture, is nourished by the sacraments, and is compelled to share the Gospel with others.   What formation experiences do I provide that enhance learners’ understanding of the Liturgy as nourishing disciples of Christ and evangelizers? How in my personal life have I been a witness to discipleship rooted in a parish?

Praying with and for you in this Year of Faith,

NPCD Executive Committee members & NCEA Religious Education Department staff.

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