Eight Beatitudes

for Catechists

catechistBlessed are the catechists who

listen to their students,

especially the ones with repeated questions,

for they possess The Ears of CHRIST.

 

Blessed are the catechists who

see the needs of their students,

especially the ones unrecognized by others

for they possess The Eyes of CHRIST.

 

Blessed are the catechists who

speak kindly to their students,

especially the ones without positive motivation,

for they possess The Mouth of CHRIST.

 

Blessed are the catechists who

gently touch the hearts of their students,

especially the ones who feel the stings of home violence,

for they possess The Hands of CHRIST.

 

Blessed are the catechists who

think prayerfully of their students,

especially those who don't know God,

for they possess The Mind of CHRIST.

 

Blessed are the catechists who

show love to their students,

especially the ones with unlovable traits,

for they possess The Heart of CHRIST.

 

Blessed are the catechists who

walk patiently with their students,

especially the ones lacking spiritual guidance

for they possess The Feet of CHRIST.

 

Blessed are the catechists who

persevere in their faith sharing ministry,

especially when their efforts seem in vain,

for they possess The Healing Presence of CHRIST

and theirs is the KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.

 

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