How Being a Catechist Can Change Your Life

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Lisa Jones shares about how being a catechist can change your life. Do you feel called to serve your community in this way? Lisa is here to offer encouragement in making this important decision to serve God and your parish by becoming a catechist.

Lisa was interrupted because her phone overheated and shut down! She continues the conversation in this next video …

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Lisa Henley Jones is a wife, mom, native Texan, and parish communications director. She enjoys reading, walking, going on date nights, and cheering on her kids in their activities. As a social media consultant, Lisa teaches Catholic parishes to engage, inspire, and evangelize on social media. Find her blog at Of Sound Mind & Spirit and her social media course at Parish Social Media.

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  1. I have grown so much as a Christian by being a catechist just as you describe so well. “I don’t know” is always available for us and wow, do we learn when we prepare and teach and answer those questions. The question I needed to take that pause on was “Does God love the devil?” Being a catechist is truly my vocation…I have found. But it wasn’t something I sought when I started many years ago. This year I will have 5 classes in 2 parishes (all 2nd-grade, preparation for First Penance and First Holy Communion–I stay in one grade as you describe). I wish more parents would step forward to be catechists. Most of the catechists in both parishes are much like me: long-time catechist with grown children. I would love to see more young parents join in. Thumbs up for catechistsjourney.com and thereligionteacher.com (Jared Dees). They are both beyond awesome.

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