a faith companion, a storyteller, and a leader of prayer
a "mentor", showing the children by his/her own example of how to live as a Christian, both in celebrating the sacraments, and in how to live as a Christian in the midst of often conflicting societal values
a "minister" of the church, one who is commissioned by the community to help pass on the faith to the children of the parish
a person - man or woman, young or old - who is trained to instruct others in the ways of the Faith
a person of faith, who has the task of creating the atmosphere of the Holy Spirit to bring about growth in faith among believers
a person of faith who is called by the parish or school community to hand on the tradition and teachings of the Catholic Church to others
the individual who leads a group of children or adults to acquire and deepen Christian faith and identity.