Becoming a Catholic

Information & Inspiration

The shape of the Rite — Stage 4

Fourth Period — Period of the Mystagogy & Post-baptismal Catechesis

Mystagogy comes from a Greek word meaning ‘going deeper’. This is the time to reflect on the celebration of your baptism — when something good happens we generally like to reflect on it and discover layers of meaning that we may not have appreciated at first.

And then…
It is not over because you have been apprenticed in to way of living. Gathering every Sunday with the local community to be nourished by Christ both in the Word and in Communion. Strengthen by this to live your life in the coming week.

An Analogy that may help…