The Catechetical Ministry seeks to open children, youths and adults to the discovery of the goodness of God as reflected in their world, and help them to experience and respond to this within the Catholic Community. It seeks to help them grow further in their faith and understanding of our Catholic tradition, our unity in Christ and the many gifts of the Holy Spirit.
The community and individual members of Saint John the Baptist Catholic parish be disciples and living witnesses of the Gospel.
To help children, youths and adults develop living, conscious and active faith relationships with Jesus Christ and the Church through systematic instruction in Scripture, tradition, teachings of the Church, worship, and in Christian life.
On going conversion to Jesus Christ and continuous development and systematic implementation of catechetical programs that will lead children, youth, and adults towards a life of faith.
Expectations BEING The human and Christian aspect of the person. Catechist as a person of catholic faith and how she/he lives.KNOWING Knowledge of the message being transmitted. Sufficient knowledge of those to whom the message is being transmitted and to the social context of their lives.METHOD The ability to communicate the message in a way that is effective.CALLING Has he desire to be a Catechist.SERVICE Has the spirit of service, mission, of building the Kingdom.
Thursday classes are 6:45pm to 8:00pm.
Saturday 9:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Catechists' Meeting Monday and Saturday (after classes) Once a month or as needs arise
Catechetical Director of Faith Formation
Phone: 408.262.2546 x 315