“On the lips of the catechist the first proclamation must ring our over and over: ‘Jesus Christ loves you; he gave his life to save you; and now he is living at your side every day to enlighten, strengthen, and free you.” The Joy of the Gospel, Pope Francis I, n. 164

It is through catechesis that we learn and grow in our faith. Our exposure and connection to the person and divinity of Jesus through reading, sharing and experiencing with one another nurtures our faith and grows it from a tiny seed into a blossoming tree. The catechist guides this process; be it with children, youth or adults. They, along with parents and other adults act as mentors and guides to foster this growth in the knowledge of Jesus’ saving love.

There are many catechetical programs found at St. Matthias, including Children’s Liturgy of the Word, GIFT, Sacramental preparation for Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation, RCIA and RCIA for Children, and Youth Ministry. Visit each page for more information.

Contact Sabrina Harper to find out more information about any of these programs.