At the latter is a Church of England mission station under a native Indian catechist attached to the diocese of Rangoon.
Canon 18 of the Code of 1870 recognizes the offices of catechist, reader and sub-deacon (Wirzmann, The English Church and People in South Africa, p. 223 et seq.).
Augustine's treatise was written at the request of a catechist, named Deogratias, who had asked him for advice.
The book did have extraneous content such as when David meets a catechist.
As catechist at his college he read lectures on the Decalogue, which, both on their delivery and on their publication (in 1630), created much interest.