catechist catechist


  • (n) one who instructs catechumens in preparation for baptism (especially one using a catechism)


  1. Having long been a catechist and a teacher of theology, Luciani now assumes the primary teaching office in Roman Catholicism.
  2. In Central America there could not be the slightest doubt that Cuba was at once the source of supply and the catechist of the Salvadoran insurgency.
  3. When George makes an ironic reference to the child inside you,'' Katy corrects him with the scorn of a strict catechist: Within.


  1. Benedict XVI called John Paul I "an incomparable catechist."
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Zenit News Agency

  2. Weigel told ZENIT that in these three years since Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger became Benedict XVI, he has made some key contributions to the Church: "He has been a master catechist, drawing the Church back to its roots in the Bible and the Fathers who...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: George Weigel Source: Zenit News Agency

  3. "May I highly recommend that each family, diocese, parish priest, seminary, catechist, schools, religious men and women, worker in the family life ministry and indeed any searching individual be equipped with this indispensable catechetical...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Gaudencio Rosales Source: GMA

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