Pope Francis formally conferred the ministries of lector and catechist upon four men and six women from the Philippines, Mexico, Congo, Italy, and the U.K. on Sunday at a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica.
During Mass for Sunday of the Word of God, Pope Francis formally conferred upon lay Catholics the ministries of lector and catechist.
The candidates come from three continents.
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Pope Francis created the instituted lay ministry of catechist in May.
Pope Francis instituted a new ministry of catechist in May.
The pope formally instituted the new lay ministry in May.
Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter Tuesday formally instituting the new lay ministry of catechist.
Pope Francis will issue an apostolic letter next week on the ministry of catechist.