Catechist meaning

kătĭ-kĭst
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A person who catechizes, especially one who instructs catechumens in preparation for admission into a Christian church.
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A person who catechizes, esp. one who instructs catechumens.
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(Christianity) One who practices catechesis, i.e., catechizes catechumens; a teacher who instructs students in the doctrines of a particular Christian denomination typically in preparation for confirmation.
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Origin of catechist

  • French catechiste from Old French from Late Latin catēchista from Late Greek katēkhistēs from katēkhizein to teach by word of mouth catechize

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary