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Since its 1885 debut, the Catechism commissioned by the Third Council of Bishops in Baltimore has instructed generations of Catholic faithful. With an easy to read question and answer format, the Catechism combines solid Catholic doctrinal teaching with meaningful exposure to Scripture and practical application. The revival of interest in the Baltimore Catechism reflects Catholics growing realization that a clear, concise presentation of the truths of the Faith is just what people young and old need to appreciate, practice and defend Church teaching. Catechists and parents will find this Catechism an invaluable teaching tool as they prepare children and catechumens to receive the Sacraments and lead authentic Catholic lives. Students will find this an uncomplicated and friendly guide to authentic Catholicism. The 33 lessons contained in Baltimore Catechism No. 1 present the basics of the Catholic Faith in a manner suitable for First Communicants through fifth graders. This is the original TAN edition of the Baltimore Catechism, with updated typesetting, fresh new cover, larger format, quality binding and the same trusted content. Please Note: When purchasing, please choose the appropriate shipping class. Call us (416-267-7126 or 416-696-2573) for possible home delivery in the Greater Toronto area.
Doubleday, 828 pages, Soft Cover Here it is - the first new Catechism of the Catholic Church in more than 400 years' complete summary of what Catholics throughout the world believe in common. This book is the catechism (the word means "instruction") that will serve as the standard for all future catechisms. The Catechism draws on the Bible, the Mass, the sacraments, Church tradition and teaching, and the lives of the saints. It comes with a complete index, footnotes and cross-references for a fuller understanding of every subject. Using the tradition of explaining what the Church believes (theCreed), what she celebrates (the Sacraments), what she lives (the Commandments) and what she prays (the Lord's Prayer), the Catechism of the Catholic Church offers challenges for believers and answers for all those interested in learning about the mystery of the Catholic faith. Here is a positive, coherent and contemporary map for our spiritual journey toward transformation. (From the back cover)
This precious booklet, in Q & A format, was originally printed in 1917. A primary instruction in Religion for Children from 5 to 8 and a preparation for First Holy Communion. Suited for Use by Parents and Teachers. It starts with suggestions for the parent or teacher, then two pages of daily prayers and the Examination of Conscience. Then 26 pages of Catechism divided into 35 Sections, starting with God, Unity and Trinity, God’s Presence, Why We Are On Earth, Heaven and Hell, the Sacraments, The Ten Commandments (along with description of each) and much more. 35 pages. (From Refuge of Sinners Publishing website)