Celebrating Religious Education
The Office of Religious Education is delegated by the Archbishop to provide leadership in the catechetical mission of the Archdiocese of Boston. The Office is committed to the ministry of the Word centered in the person of Jesus Christ, and strives to lead people to ever more intimate communion with the Triune God. It promotes excellence in catechesis, that is, the life long Christian formation of the total person in heart, mind and will. The Office fosters a deep and systematic knowledge of the person and message of Jesus Christ and the teaching of the Catholic Church, so that the faith of the maturing believer becomes ever more living, explicit, fruitful, conscious and active.
Religious Education is celebrated throughout New England during the month of November. The art associated with this webpage is courtesy of the Diocese of Manchester's Catechetical Sunday poster. The 2013 poster and theme ties in with the Catechetical Sunday theme, “Open the Door of Faith.” Kathryn Costa, communication specialist for the Diocese of Manchester worked with Linda Fletcher the art teacher at Bishop Guerton High School in Nashua and her art students on the symbols of faith that appear in the poster.