18th September, 2013  Maryvale Acting Director to address
Vatican Catechesis Conference

Acting Director of Maryvale Institute, Birmingham,Doctor Petroc Willey Dr Petroc Willey has been invited to give the first key-note presentation at the International Conference of Catechesis which starts on September 26th.

Entitled "The Catechist, witness of the faith", the three-day conference will be providing a reflection on the first part of the Catechism of the Catholic Church .

 "The Conference is addressed to Presidents of those Commissions of Episcopal Conferences which focus upon catechesis, evangelization or other related fields; to the heads of National Catechetical Offices or other national/diocesan bodies which coordinate the work of the catechists or those pastoral workers who carry out the same service in the schools and other diverse educational institutions," explained the Vatican.

"In addition, every diocese is invited to send one or more catechists, the first and principal recipients of this initiative which seeks to identify criteria for discernment and clear guidelines for their training."

Dr Willey's speech is entitled, "God Seeks Man and Reveals Himself."

During the event, a presentation on Catechesis will be given by His Holiness Pope Francis.

Story and Photo by Józef Łopuszyński