Posts Tagged ‘Catechetical Sunday’

“Prayer: The Faith Prayed”

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Who first taught you how to pray? For most, the answer is “my parents.” The earliest memory of prayer for many people is praying at meals or before going to bed. This was probably the experience of Jesus too, with prayer being the constant background of his life growing up with the premier models of […] [Read more]

Catechetical Sunday: Safeguarding the Dignity of Every Human Person

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Today, all across the country, parishes are celebrating Catechetical Sunday. In many parishes, it marks the beginning of a new season of religious education and sacramental preparation. This year, in the Archdiocese of Washington, we will mark this significant day in a very special way by commissioning our gifted and dedicated catechists and also all […] [Read more]

Open the Door of Faith

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

Today in parishes all over our archdiocese, hundreds of men and women who serve as catechists in our religious education programs will be commissioned for service. This year’s theme, “Open the Door of Faith,” celebrates not only The Year of Faith but also how learning deepens faith and fosters an encounter with the risen Lord. […] [Read more]