Greetings in the Lord. It is already half a year gone by and I am sure you have done well in your journey of teaching the faith in your own parishes. I am writing this letter to inform you about our formation and creativity day.
The formation and creativity day is on the 24th of August 2019. We are keeping up the same theme, “My church my responsibility,” which we had for the retreat and the registration fee is still R75.00 as last year. I do not appreciate the last minute registrations, since we have to prepare certain things for you and when you register at the last minute it causes lot of inconveniences for us.
This year it is more important for the catechists because as you can see the caption on the poster, “Catechists as the Missionary Disciples” which highlights the important nature of a catechist and inspired by the “Extraordinary Mission Month in October 2019. There will be a full session about the missionary aspect of the catechist which will encourage every catechist in their journey of teaching the faith. We have important sessions this year. So it is important for every catechist of the Archdiocese to attend this day. I request all the coordinators of the parishes to encourage every catechist to attend this day.
Considering your evaluation and taking into consideration your feedback of the last year’s program, this year we have combined the formation as well as creativity sessions for the day. We will have the Creativity session in a “walk in exhibition” type of session. You cannot miss a bit of it. I encourage every catechist to be present on that day so that every one of you may be catechised in this subject.
Looking forward to see you on 24th of August 2019
Fr. Boniface D Souza