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The General Directory of Catechesis explains that “The definitive aim of catechesis is to put people not only in touch, but also in communion and intimacy, with Jesus Christ.” 

(General Directory of Catechesis n.80) 

For catechists to fulfill this aim, they must tend their spirituality and develop an ever deeper intimacy with Jesus Christ. 

The four tasks of the catechist

1) Teachers of the Good News, 

2) Builders of Community, 

3) Leaders of Prayer and 

4) Inviters to Service.   

The influences on our spirituality, characteristics of a Catholic spirituality, characteristics of spirituality for catechists, and prayer as the foundation of one’s spirituality. 



Reverend Brian Colbert

Director of Catechetics

45 Island View Drive Clarenville, NL  

A5A 4L3

Tel: (709) 466-3752  

Cell: (709) 427-6075


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