The Catechetical Review - Communicating Christ for a New Evangelization

Brothers in the Church

Authored by Brother Louis T. Miritello, in Issue #32.2 of The Sower
Br Louis explains why catechesis on the vocation to be a Brother in the Church is so important for our work. The task of catechesis today faces many challenges as it attempts to address a generation of young people who have suffered from either poor catechesis or a complete lack of it. Those principles and teachings which generations before had taken for granted are unknown or distorted. One of these is an understanding of the rich history of our Church and the essence of the various vocations that have existed in the Church. While most street Catholics have a clear enough understanding of the Priesthood and the Sisterhood, these in part being popularized over the years by the cinema, few have heard much about the vocation and role of the Religious Brother.

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