An Online Retreat for Catechists – Week 5: An Authenticity and Coherence of Life

Welcome to the 5th week of our online retreat focusing on the spirituality of the catechist. Over the last few weeks, we’ve looked at the unique openness that we catechists are called to incorporate into our spirituality: an openness to God, to the Church, and to the world. Thanks so much for all of your wonderful and inspiring comments! This week, we focus on the 4th aspect of our spirituality, what the Church refers to […]

Online Catechist's Retreat – Week 4: An Openness to the World

Welcome to Week 4 of our Online Catechist’s Retreat (The Spirituality of the Catechist) as we take a look at the third characteristic of our spirituality: An Openness to the World. Thanks so much for insights posted last week on the theme of our openness to the Church! It is so enjoyable and enriching to read your thoughts and to converse with you. If you’re just joining us, you can go back and “catch up” and then come […]

Week 3 Continues AND a Little Something About The Prince of Egypt

Comments for Week 3 of our online retreat for catechists are less numerous but no less profound than previous weeks. Thanks and keep them coming. Don’t forget that folks are taking vacation time so we can expect “voices” to come and go over the course of this online retreat. Also, some topics are easier to write about than others. You’re welcome at any time to share your thoughts, ask questions of me or of one […]

Online Catechist's Retreat – Week 3: An Openness to the Church

Welcome to Week 3 of our Online Catechist’s Retreat (The Spirituality of the Catechist) as we take a look at the second characteristic of our spirituality: An Openness to the Church. Thanks so much for insights posted last week on the theme of our openness to God! Your stories were very inspiring as we venture forth in this retreat. If you’re just joining us, you can go back and “catch up” and then come back to […]

Looking Ahead to Week Three of Our Online Retreat for Catechists!

I’m looking forward to our third week together in this online retreat for catechists, as we continue to look at the spirituality of the catechist. Thank you for sharing your thoughts about the first characteristic of our spirituality: an openness to God. Please continue to do so throughout the weekend! Click here for this past week’s experience. Next week, we will be taking a close look at another aspect of our spirituality as catechists: an […]

Online Retreat for Catechists: Week Two Continues

As we move along in Week Two of our Online Retreat for Catechists (The Spirituality of the Catechist), here are a few reminders of what to do this week: If you’re just joining us, you can go back to Week One and catch up. For Week Two, watch the introductory video and then read my post on Openness to God. Over the next few days, ponder the reflection questions. Likewise, over the course of this […]

Online Retreat for Catechists – Week 2: An Openness to God

Welcome to Week 2 of our Online Catechist’s Retreat (The Spirituality of the Catechist) as we take a look at the first characteristic of our spirituality: An Openness to God. Thanks so much for the wonderful introductions posted last week as we began our retreat! Your stories were very inspiring and they helped to form a sense of community as we venture forth in this retreat. If you’re just joining us, you can go back […]

Thanks for the Inspiration – Looking Ahead to Week 2

Thanks so much to all of you for participating in this online retreat for catechist and for your inspirational introductions (133 as of today) ! And they’re still coming in! Keep ’em coming! You can jump in at any time! I’m amazed at the variety of our retreat group. Since the week began, we’ve averaged nearly 400 visitors each day, now from 26 countries! As of today, 319 people have viewed the introductory video. We’ve heard […]

Online Catechist's Retreat: Off to a Great Start!!!

We’re off to a great start with our Online Catechist’s Retreat on the Spirituality of the Catechist!!! Thank you to all of you who have joined in thus far. On the first day, our retreat was visited by 433 people from 13 countries! 129 people viewed the introductory video Over 40 of you posted personal introductions (comments), sharing information about yourself, your ministry, and your spirituality (I’ve read them all…so inspiring!). A growing number of […]

Welcome to the Online Retreat for Catechists: The Spirituality of the Catechist

Welcome to this “little getaway!” This Online Retreat for Catechists – The Spirituality of the Catechist – is an opportunity for those of us in the catechetical ministry to be renewed in spirit and to deepen our bonds with the Lord and with one another. There’s no need to register. There’s no fee. You’ve arrived at this virtual retreat house, so come on in and find out what it’s all about! Start by clicking on and […]

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