Catechetical and confraternity methods
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Catechetical and confraternity methods for the use of lay teachers of religion, sisters, seminarians, and priests. by Rudolph G. Bandas

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Published by Confraternity of Christian Doctrine of the Archdiocese of St. Paul in St. Paul .
Written in English


  • Catholic Church -- Education,
  • Confraternity of Christian Doctrine.,
  • Catechetics -- Catholic Church

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

LC ClassificationsBX925 .B35
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6226553M
LC Control Number57013043

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Written for children in Grades 1 and 2, this book explains Catholic doctrine with the aid of many exclusive features, including many pictures to help children understand each lesson. Extensive use of Sacred Scripture demonstrates the basis of Catholic doctrine and brings it to life. the ecclesial method to be an effective ” Step 1: Preparation Rather than personal experience as our starting point, we begin with a temporary “calculated disengagement” that helps the learner transition from the busyness of the day to a place of openness, docility to the Holy Spirit and receptivity to the truth of God’s Word. The method of explaining Christian Doctrine by giving detailed attention to the Creed, the Commandments, the Our Father and Hail Mary, goes back to the early centuries of the Church. One of the first great works which embody this fourfold division is the "Catechetical Instructions" of St. Cyril of Jerusalem (d. ). The General Directory for Catechesis(GDC) examines contemporary cate- chetical methods in light of the “pedagogy of God” and encourages us, as does St. Paul, to “use with liberty everything that is true, everything that is noble, everything that is good and pure, everything that we love and honor and everything that can be thought virtuous or worthy of praise” (GDC ; Phil ).

  The Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (C.C.D.), which is a recent and modern organization formed to provide the systematic presentation of the Catholic Faith in catechetical form to children, youth, and adults, reflects nevertheless a practice and undertaking that appear to have been in the Church from her beginnings. The document Doctrinal Elements of a Curriculum Framework for the Development of Catechetical Materials for Young People of High School Age was developed by the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). It was approved by the full body of the USCCB at its November Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "Manual of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine for priests, religious. ‘I believe that Anglican Diversity is a strong book for adult catechetical instruction and discussion.’ ‘The church's catechetical instruction takes many forms, but the most succinct statement of Christian belief, often the primary basis for catechesis, is the Nicene-Constantinopolitan creed.’.

—b. that at stated times catechetical conventions and other meetings in the interests of religious education shall be held for the purpose of discussion and study of the methods best suited for catechetical instruction, as has been noted in a decree of this Sacred Congregation on Ap ;. We offer friendly advice and service to provide catechetical resources for Catholic Special Religious Education and Sacramental Preparation. Originally founded as a resource centre and lending library for catechists, the Catechist Centre, as it was known in , supplied catechetical aids that conformed to the Joy For Living (JFL) Special. The question of catechetical methods is difficult and has given rise to much controversy. Father Furniss long ago, in his "Sunday School or Catechism?" and Bishop Bellord later on, in his "Religious Education and its Failures", passed a wholesale condemnation on our present method, and attributed to it the falling away of so many Catholics from. "Catechesis is nothing other than the process of transmitting the Gospel, as the Christian community has received it, understands it, celebrates it, lives it and communicates it in many ways.