You are the light that enlightens others. This was the theme of the annual retreat for the catechists. The day of recollection was held on the 11 February at St. Patrick’s, La Rochelle. Around 400 catechists came from different parts of the Archdiocese to nourish their hearts with a spiritual food at the beginning of the catechetical year.
The recollection day was facilitated by Fr Boniface D’Souza and Sr Tarsycja Groblica. Fr Boniface referring to the theme of the day said: Being a catechist begins with Christ. You must look at Christ. You must seek Christ and love Christ. And when you have light of Christ within yourself and when you know Him, automatically you are able to pass the light of faith to others. You start to shine with the light of Christ to others not even knowing about it. Melyne from Eldorado Park said that it was very important for her to hear this message. I am the light and I have the light. My light needs to shine to other people’s lives. We are like a candle to light other ‘candles’ –she said. Read more