by Fr. Augustine Pereira SDB
SHELTI, OCTOBER 10, 2013: On 29th of September, 2013, all the Catechists of the Dadra, Nagar-Haveli (Mission of Daman) had a very memorable day as they participated in a Catechetical Seminar organized by the Catechetical Commission for the Mission of Daman. Fr. Augustine Pereira sdb, was the main resource person. 65 Catechists, including 5 Sisters, participated in this Seminar.
The following topics were covered: The Bible – Understanding the Word of God and its relevance to our daily Christian living; The Sacramental Life – Importance of the Seven Sacraments; and The Ten Commandments. After each session, the participants were given some time for questions and clarification of doubts.
The participants were all enriched by this seminar, the first of its kind, especially during this 'Year of Faith'. They also expressed their hope that such seminars be organized in the future to assist the work of evangelization in different villages.