Definitions for "Catechist"
One who instructs by question and answer, especially in religions matters.
one who instructs catechumens in preparation for baptism
a person licensed to prepare persons for Baptism, Confirmation, Reception and the Reaffirmation of Baptismal Vows
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 who harvests the thoughts of the whole community