Echoing the Faith

  • Sources of catechesis

    Dec 01, 2023

    The Directory of Catechesis (DC, 90-109) identifies seven key sources from which catechesis draws its content.

  • Christ is at the centre of catechesis

    Nov 03, 2023

    In recent years, the link has been further strengthened with Pope Francis’ emphasises on kerygmatic catechesis, by which the kerygma runs like a golden thread throughout the whole catechetical process. Therefore, the message of the kerygma is not only meant for non-believers, but for all the baptise

  • Catechesis and the Kerygma

    Oct 06, 2023

    From the time of the Middle Ages (500AD-1500AD), the common form of catechesis was the homily preached by the clergy at Mass.

  • Catechesis and the Kerygma

    Sep 29, 2023

    In the previous article, I examined the missionary dimension of catechesis and highlighted particularly, the relationship between catechesis and evangelisation.

  • Missionary dimension of catechesis

    Sep 01, 2023

    The aim of the present article is to examine more closely the relationship between evangelisation and catechesis. We do this to understand the missionary dimension of catechesis.

  • The identity of catechesis

    Aug 11, 2023

    God’s revelation reached its perfect and definitive fulfilment in the Person of Jesus Christ. During His time on earth, Jesus revealed God’s plan of salvation through His life, words and works.

  • The origin and development of the term ‘catechesis’

    Jul 14, 2023

    On the invitation of the editor of the HERALD, I agreed to contribute a series of articles on the topic of catechesis. In my first article, I wish to explain the origin and development of the term ‘catechesis’ in the Church.