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National Directory for Catechesis (Spanish)

National Directory for Catechesis (Spanish)

Price: $19.95

Format: Paperback

Pages: 328

Trim size: 6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 978-1-57455-862-3

Imprint: Ave Maria Press

On-sale date: May 1, 2005

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The new National Directory for Catechesis (NDC) is the resource that provides the inspiration for all catechesis in the United States and the reference point for formation of catechists and preparation of catechetical materials. A companion to the General Directory for Catechesis, the NDC builds on its themes and contextualizes catechesis within the life of the Church in the United States, paying close attention to ongoing social and cultural challenges. At its core is a desire to renew catechesis in dioceses, parishes, and schools, to fire a new energy and commitment to proclaim the Gospel. Comprehensive in scope, the NDC provides the fundamental theological and pastoral principles and offers guidelines for applying those principles within the catechetical mission of the Church in the United States. The NDC is divided into ten chapters reinforcing that Jesus is the heart of catechesis regardless of where catechesis takes place. The NDC is a "must-have" for anyone in catechesis or Catholic education—teachers, principals, directors and coordinators of religious education and youth ministry, catechists, and students in the field.

Chapter 1. Proclaiming the Gospel in the United States
Chapter 2. Catechesis Within the Church's Mission of Evangelization
Chapter 3. This Is Our Faith; This Is the Faith of the Church
Chapter 4. Divine and Human Methodology
Chapter 5. Catechesis in a Worshipping Community
Chapter 6. Catechesis for Life in Christ
Chapter 7. Catechizing the People of God in Diverse Settings
Chapter 8. Those Who Catechize
Chapter 9. Organizing Catechetical Ministry
Chapter 10. Resources for Catechesis

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