#ShortNews: Singapore prelate calls on catechists to be Christ’s missionary disciples

Catechumens, children, students of a catechism class “should see Christ in their catechists. The important thing is your encounter with Christ”: as Agenzia Fides learns, this was a message Archbishop of Singapore Goh shared with more than 300 catechists who gathered to welcome the new catechetical year with the traditional meeting held in recent days at the Catholic Archdiocesan Education Center.

Archbishop Goh outlined the process of forming catechumens “into missionary disciples”: First, help the person to encounter Jesus; help the person to discover who she/he is in Christ; help the person to “reach out to others” in turn”. Catechists need to get to know their catechumens personally and Archbishop Goh expressed his hope for smaller groups in catechesis.

Read More: http://www.fides.org/en/news/63620-ASIA_SINGAPORE_Archbishop_Goh_to_catechists_The_important_thing_is_your_encounter_with_Christ

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