I shall have to lay myself open to such a catechist, and I am not sure that I am prepared to do it.'
In 1881 he was elected as the first elder of the church, and in 1887 was appointed a catechist.
He was quite blind, and told me he was a catechist, which should have put me at my ease.
After this, he and Nallamuttoo, the catechist, daily instructed me and prayed with me for many weeks.
The cream of it is,” says I, “that he called himself a catechist.
When I told him of my catechist, he shook his head, and said I was lucky to have got clear off.
Since this may be in human nature, say "Yes" to the catechist.
A catechist can conduct ordinary services, just as a minister can.
"It was not for the want of a catechist," I answered, setting myself in an attitude of attention.
“Jupiter is long-suffering to the benighted,” returned the catechist.