Growing into Christian Community
with Why Catholic?

by Deirdre Malacrea

Starting this month, parishioners throughout the Diocese of Norwich will experience Why Catholic?/¿Por qué ser católico? for the first time. This journey towards a deeper and richer Catholic faith takes place in the context of the “small Christian community.” According to Small Christian Communities: A Vision of Hope from RENEW International, “The small Christian community is a face-to-face gathering of six to twelve people who invest time with one another for the common purpose of applying Gospel values to every aspect of their
lives.” From the earliest moments of Christianity, small communities have been a means by which people have been called to deepen and grow in their relationship with God.

Read the entire article as it appeared in Four County Catholic, the newspaper of the Diocese of Norwich.

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