Rev. Dr Carl-Mario Sultana, Head of the Department of Pastoral Theology, Liturgy and Canon Law within the Faculty of Theology, has been elected member of the Standing Committee of the Équipe Européenne de Catéchèse for the next four years.
The election took place during the bi-annual Congress of the Équipe held in Prague between 29 May and 3 June 2019. The theme of the congress was 'The Call and its Pedagogies in Contemporary Europe'.
The Équipe Européenne de Catéchèse is a private association that brings together those responsible for and engaged in catechesis around Europe, including directors of academic institutes of catechetical formation and other experts. Its purpose is to facilitate the encounter and exchange between those responsible for catechesis at the European level and to encourage research and reflection on catechesis in contemporary society.
Beside Dr Sultana, the members of the new Standing Committee come from Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, and Spain. The Standing Committee is often asked to give its expert advice on topical issues and is responsible for organising the bi-annual Congress during which members of the Équipe Européenne de Catéchèse share their experience and explore a catechetical theme of European significance.