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  • PREFACE
  1: ) CD 44.
  2: ) CT 2.
  3: ) CT 3.
  4: ) Corresponds to Part II of the DCG.
  5: ) It has the same objectives of Part III to the DCG.
  6: ) Corresponds to Part IV of the DCG.
  7: ) Corresponds to Part V of the DCG of 1971. While several significant reasons would suggest that th[...]
  8: ) Assumes all the elements of Paul VI of the DCG.
  9: ) Cf. DCG (1971), Introduction.
  10: ) Cf. ibidem.
  11: ) Cf. ibidem.



  • INTRODUCTION Preaching the Gospel in the contemporary world
        • Looking at the world from the standpoint of faith
  12: ) GS 1.
  13: ) GS 2.
  14: ) GS 2.
  15: ) SRS 35.



  • INTRODUCTION Preaching the Gospel in the contemporary world
        • The field that is the world
  16: ) SRS 13b; cf. EN 30.
  17: ) Cf. CT 29.
  18: ) SRS 41, cf. 1971 Documents of The Synod of Bishops, II: "Justice in the world" (30 Nov. 1971), I[...]
  19: ) SRS 41. Cf. ChL 42; TMA 51; CCC 2444-2448.



  • INTRODUCTION Preaching the Gospel in the contemporary world
        • Human rights
  20: ) Cf. John XXIII. Pacem in Terris ,Encyclical Letter (11 April 1963), 9-27: AAS 55 (1963). pp. 261[...]
  21: ) Cf. SRS 15a.
  22: ) Cf. PP 14; CA 29.
  23: ) ChL 5; cf. SRS 26b; VS 31c.
  24: ) Cf. ChL 5a. The Extraordinary Synod of 1985, II, D, 1.
  25: ) Cf. SRS 15e; CCC 2444; CA 57b.
  26: ) ChL 37. Cf. CA 47.



  • INTRODUCTION Preaching the Gospel in the contemporary world
        • Culture and cultures
  27: ) AG 22a.
  28: ) GS 5.
  29: ) GS 54.
  30: ) GS 56c.
  31: ) Cf. EN 20; CT 53.



  • INTRODUCTION Preaching the Gospel in the contemporary world
        • Religious and moral factors
  32: ) GS 19.
  33: ) Ibid.
  34: ) EN 55; cf. LC 41 and GS 19.
  35: ) Synod, II, A 1.
  36: ) ChL 4.
  37: ) Cf. RM 38.
  38: ) CA 29 and 46c.
  39: ) Cf. GS 36. John Paul II, in the encyclical letter Dominum et vivificantem (18 may 1986), n. 38: A[...]
  40: ) VS 101; cf. EV 19, 20.



  • INTRODUCTION Preaching the Gospel in the contemporary world
      • The Church in the world
        • The faith of Christians
  41: ) CT 3; cf. MPD 4.
  42: ) TMA 36b; GS 19c.
  43: ) EN 52. Cf. CT 19 and 42.
  44: ) EN 56.
  45: ) EN 52.
  46: ) EN 48; cr. CT 54; ChL 34b; 1985 Synod, II, A, 4; DCG (1971), 6.
  47: ) EN 52.
  48: ) Cf. EN 52; CT 44.
  49: ) ChL, 34b; 33d.



  • INTRODUCTION Preaching the Gospel in the contemporary world
      • The Church in the world
        • The internal life of the ecclesial community
  50: ) LG 10.
  51: ) Synod, 1985, I, 3.
  52: ) Ibid.
  53: ) Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Letter Communionis notio (28 May 1992), n. 1, AAS 85 [...]



  • INTRODUCTION Preaching the Gospel in the contemporary world
      • The Church in the world
        • The situation of catechesis: its vitality and difficulties
  54: ) Cf. CT 19b.
  55: ) Cf. CT 43.
  56: ) Cf. CT 27b.
  57: ) DV 10c.
  58: ) Cf. CT 29b.
  59: ) Cf. CT 30.
  60: ) CT 23.
  61: ) Cf. CT 58.
  62: ) EN 63.



  • INTRODUCTION Preaching the Gospel in the contemporary world
      • The Church in the world
        • How to read the signs of the times
  63: ) FC 4b; cf. ChL 3e.
  64: ) GS 11; cf. GS 4.
  65: ) Cf. GS 62; FC 5.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
        • The missionary mandate of Jesus
  66: ) Cf. Mk 1:15 and parallels. RM 12-20; CCC 541-560.
  67: ) Cf. Mt 5:3-12.
  68: ) Cf. Mt 5,1-7,29.
  69: ) Cf. Mt 13:11.
  70: ) Cf. Mt 18:1-35.
  71: ) Cf. Mt 24:1-25,46.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER I Revelation and its transmission through evangelization
        • The revelation of God's providential plan
  72: ) DV 3.
  73: ) Cf. 2 Pet 1:4; CCC 51-52.
  74: ) 2 DV 2.
  75: ) 2 Eph 1:9.
  76: ) 2 DV 2.
  77: ) 2 EN 11.
  78: ) Cf. GS 22a.
  79: ) Cf. Eph 2:8; EN 27.
  80: ) Cf. EN 9.
  81: ) Cf. Gen 11:52; AG 2b and 3a.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER I Revelation and its transmission through evangelization
        • Revelation: deeds and words
  82: ) Cf. St Irenaeus of Lyons, "Adversus haereses" III, 20, 2. SCh 211, 389-393. DV 15; CT 58; ChL 61;[...]
  83: ) CCC 54-64.
  84: ) DV 2.
  85: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 11b.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER I Revelation and its transmission through evangelization
        • Jesus Christ: mediator and fullness of Revelation
  86: ) Cf. Heb 1:1-2.
  87: ) DV 4.
  88: ) Cf. Lk 24:27.
  89: ) CCC 65; St John of the Cross puts it as follows: "He has told us everything at once in this one [...]
  90: ) Cf. CT 5; CCC 520 and 2053.
  91: ) CCC 125, which refers to DV 18.
  92: ) CT 5. The Theme of Christocentrism, is explained in "The object of catechesis: communion with Je[...]



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER I Revelation and its transmission through evangelization
        • The transmission of Revelation by the Church, the work of the Holy Spirit
  93: ) Cf.DV 7.
  94: ) Cf. DV 7a.
  95: ) Cf. DV 8 and CCC 75-79.
  96: ) DV 10b; cf CCC 85-87.
  97: ) LG 448; AG 1; GS 45; cf. CCC 774-776.
  98: ) Cf. Col 1,26.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER I Revelation and its transmission through evangelization
        • Evangelization
  99: ) Dei Verbum and the Catechism of the Catholic Church (nn. 150-175) speak of faith as a response to[...]
  100: ) EN 14.
  101: ) EN 18.
  102: ) Cf. Mt 28,19-20.
  103: ) Acts 1,8.
  104: ) Mt 28,19.
  105: ) EN 17.
  106: ) EN 28.
  107: ) Cf. EN 22a.
  108: ) Cf. EN 47b.
  109: ) Cf. EN 18.
  110: ) EN 24d.
  111: ) Cf. EN 14.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER I Revelation and its transmission through evangelization
        • The process of evangelization
  112: ) AG 6b.
  113: ) In the dynamism of evangelization a distinction must be made between "initial situations" (initi[...]
  114: ) EN 18-20 and RM 52-54; cf. AG 11-12 and 22.
  115: ) EN 21 and 41; RM 42-43; AG 11.
  116: ) EN 51,52,53. cf. CT 18, 19, 21, 25; RM 44.
  117: ) AG 13; EN 10 and 23; CT 19; RM 46.
  118: ) EN 22 and 24; CT 18; cf. AG 14 and RM 47.
  119: ) AG 14; CCC 1212; cf. CCC 1229-1233.
  120: ) EN 23; CT 24; RM 48-49; cf. AG 15.
  121: ) ChL 18.
  122: ) ChL 32, which demonstrates the close connection between "communion" and "mission".
  123: ) Cf. EN 24.
  124: ) Cf. CT 18.
  125: ) Cf. AG 6f; RM 33 and 48.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER I Revelation and its transmission through evangelization
        • The ministry of the word in evangelization
  126: ) Cf. Acts 6:4. The Ministry of the Word of God is fostered in the Church by: – the ordained minis[...]
  127: ) EN 22; cf. EN 51-53.
  128: ) Cf. EN 42-45, 54, 57.
  129: ) DV 8c.
  130: ) PO 4b; cf. CD 13c.
  131: ) Many diverse forms of this single ministry appear in the New Testament: "Proclamation, teaching, [...]
  132: ) The forms through which the ministry of the word is filtered are not in reality intrinsic to the [...]



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER I Revelation and its transmission through evangelization
        • Functions and forms of the ministry of the word
  133: ) EN 51-53.
  134: ) AG 14.
  135: ) There are different reasons which for using such expressions as "continuing education in the fai[...]
  136: ) DCG (1971) 19d.
  137: ) Cf. SC 35; CCC 1154.
  138: ) Cf. Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, "Instruction on the ecclesial vocation of the th[...]
  139: ) DCG (1971) 17; cf. GS 62g.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER I Revelation and its transmission through evangelization
        • Conversion and faith
  140: ) Cf. Rm 10:17; LG 16 and AG 7; cf. CCC 846-848.
  141: ) Cf. AG 13a.
  142: ) Cf. CT 5b.
  143: ) Cf. CT 20b.
  144: ) Cf. CCC 166-167.
  145: ) Cf. CCC 150 and 176.
  146: ) DV 5.
  147: ) CCC 177.
  148: ) Cf. EN 10; AG 13b; CCC 1430-1431.
  149: ) EN 23.
  150: ) Cf. AG 13.
  151: ) Cf. RM 45c.
  152: ) Cf. RM 46d.
  153: ) DV 5; cf. CCC 153.
  154: ) Ibidem.
  155: ) CCC 149.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER I Revelation and its transmission through evangelization
        • The process of continuing conversion
  156: ) CT 20a: "It is in fact a matter of giving growth, at the level of knowledge and in life, to the s[...]
  157: ) Cf. RM 46b.
  158: ) Cf. 1 Pet 2:2; Heb 5:13.
  159: ) Eph 4:13.
  160: ) RCIA 12.
  161: ) Cf. Eusebius of Caesrea, "Praeparatio evangelica", I, 1; SCh 206, 6; LG 16; AG 3a.
  162: ) ChL 4c.
  163: ) RCIA 12 and 111.
  164: ) Cf. RCIA 6 and 7.
  165: ) AG 13b..
  166: ) Cf. AG 13; EN 10; RM 46; VS 66; RCIA 10.
  167: ) AG 13b.
  168: ) Cf. MPD 8b; CCC 187-189.
  169: ) Mt 5:48; cf. LG 11, 40b, 42e.
  170: ) Cf. DV 24; EN 45.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER I Revelation and its transmission through evangelization
        • Socio-religious situations and evangelization
  171: ) Cf. RM 33.
  172: ) RM 33b.
  173: ) RM 33b. It is important to be cognisant of the parameters (fines) that RM assigns to the "mission[...]
  174: ) RM 33c.
  175: ) RM 33d.
  176: ) Ibidem.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER I Revelation and its transmission through evangelization
        • The mutual connection between the activities of evangelization which correspond to these socio-religious situations.
  177: ) RM 34b.
  178: ) RM 34c. The text also speaks of the mutual enrichment between the mission ad intra and the missio[...]
  179: ) Cf. RM 31,34.
  180: ) 1977 Synod, MPD 8.
  181: ) DCG (1971) 20; CT 43; cf. Part Four, chap. 2.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis in the process of evangelization
        • Primary or first proclamation and catechesis
  182: ) CT 19.
  183: ) Mk 16:15 and Mt 28:19.
  184: ) Mk 16:16.
  185: ) Cf. CT 19; DCG (1971) 18.
  186: ) RCIA 9-13. cf. CIC 788.
  187: ) In the present directory it is supposed that those to whom kerygmatic catechesis or pre-catechesi[...]
  188: ) Cf. RCIA 9,10,50; CT 19.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis in the process of evangelization
      • Catechesis at the service of christian initiation
        • Catechesis, an essential "moment" in the process of evangelization
  189: ) CT 18; cf CT 20c.
  190: ) CT 18.
  191: ) Ibidem.
  192: ) AG 14.
  193: ) CT 18.
  194: ) St Cyril of Jerusalem, Catecheses illuminandorum, I, 11; PG. 33, 351-352.
  195: ) Cf. Mt 7:24-27.
  196: ) CT 13; cf. CT 15.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis in the process of evangelization
      • Catechesis at the service of christian initiation
        • Catechesis, at the service of Christian initiation
  197: ) CCC 1122.
  198: ) AG 14. Cf. CCC 1212, 1229.
  199: ) CCC 1253. In the baptismal catechumenate of adults in the mission ad gentes catechesis precedes [...]
  200: ) Cf. CCC 1229; CD 14.
  201: ) CT 22. Cf. CT 21b, 18d.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis in the process of evangelization
      • Catechesis at the service of christian initiation
        • Fundamental characteristics of initiatory catechesis
  202: ) Cf. CT 21.
  203: ) Two things need to be underlined in this synodal contribution taken from Catechesi Tradendae: the[...]
  204: ) CT 21.
  205: ) Cf. CT 20; St Augustine, De catechizandis rudibus, I, chap. 4, n. 8; CCL 46, 128-129.
  206: ) Cf. CT 21b.
  207: ) Cf. CT 21c.
  208: ) Cf. CT 33 and CCC 1231; AG 14.
  209: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 31.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis in the process of evangelization
      • Catechesis at the service of ongoing formation in the faith
        • Continuing education in faith within the Christian community
  210: ) CT 24.
  211: ) DV 21.
  212: ) Jn 17:21.
  213: ) Cf. CT 48; cf. SC 52; DV 24; DCG (1971) 17; Missale Romanum, Ordo Lectionum Missae, n. 24 Editio[...]



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis in the process of evangelization
      • Catechesis at the service of ongoing formation in the faith
        • Various forms of continuing catechesis
  214: ) Cf. DV 21-25; Pontifical Biblical Commission, The interpretation of the Bible in the Church (21 [...]
  215: ) SRS 41; cf. CA 5, 53-62. Congregation for Catholic Education, Guidelines for the study and teachi[...]
  216: ) CT 23. Cf. SC 35 ad 3; CIC 777, 1 and 2.
  217: ) Cf. CT 21c and 47; DCG (1971) 96 c, d, e, f.
  218: ) Cf. 1 Pt 3,15 Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Instruction Dominum veritatis, n. 6b l[...]
  219: ) CT 45c.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis in the process of evangelization
      • Catechesis and religious instruction in schools
        • The proper character of religious instruction in schools
  220: ) Congregation for Catholic Education, "The religious dimension of education in the catholic schoo[...]
  221: ) Sacred Congregation for Catholic Education, Document, The Catholic school (19 March 1977) n. 26, [...]
  222: ) CT 69. Note also as per CT 69 the originality of religious instruction in schools does not consi[...]
  223: ) Cf. Congregation for Catholic Education, "The religious dimension of education in the Catholic s[...]



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis in the process of evangelization
      • Catechesis and religious instruction in schools
        • The school context and those to whom religious instruction in schools is directed
  224: ) Cf. John Paul II, Allocution on the Symposium of the Council of the Episcopal Conference on the t[...]
  225: ) Ibid.
  226: ) Cf. CT 69, Congregation for Catholic Education, The religious dimension of education in the Catho[...]
  227: ) Cf. CT 33.
  228: ) Cf. CT 34.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER III The nature, object and the duties of catechesis
        • Catechesis: activity of an ecclesial nature
  229: ) As has been stated in chapter I of this part in "The transmission of Revelation by the Church, th[...]
  230: ) Cf. LG 64; DV 10a.
  231: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 13.
  232: ) Cf. AG 22a.
  233: ) Cf. CT 28, RCIA 25 and 183-187. The traditio-redditio symboli (the handing over and giving back [...]
  234: ) Cf. LG 64.
  235: ) CCC 169. The relation between the maternity of the Church and her educative function is expresse[...]



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER III The nature, object and the duties of catechesis
        • The object of catechesis: communion with Jesus Christ
  236: ) CT 5; cf. CCC 426; AG 14a. In relation to this christological end of catechesis see Part I, chap[...]
  237: ) AG 13b.
  238: ) CT 20c.
  239: ) LG 7b.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER III The nature, object and the duties of catechesis
        • The object of catechesis is expressed in profession of faith in the one God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit
  240: ) MPD 8; CCC 185-197.
  241: ) Cf. CCC 189.
  242: ) Cf. CCC 180-190 and 197.
  243: ) Cf. CCC 2113.
  244: ) Cf. CCC 166-67; CCC 196.
  245: ) Cf. RM 45.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER III The nature, object and the duties of catechesis
        • The tasks of catechesis accomplish its objective
  246: ) The DCG (1971) 21-29 also distinguishes between the end (finis) and the means (munera) of cateche[...]
  247: ) Cf. Mk 4:10-12.
  248: ) Cf. Mt 6: 5-6.
  249: ) Cf. Mt 10,5-15.
  250: ) CT 21b.
  251: ) GE 4; cf. RICA 19, CIC 788,2.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER III The nature, object and the duties of catechesis
        • Fundamental tasks of catechesis: helping to know, to celebrate and to contemplate the mystery of Christ
  252: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 36a.
  253: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 24.
  254: ) DV 25a.
  255: ) SC 7.
  256: ) Cf. SC 14.
  257: ) DCG (1971) 25b.
  258: ) AG 13.
  259: ) Cf. LG 62; CCC 1965-1986. The CCC 1697 specifies in particular the characteristics which cateche[...]
  260: ) VS 107.
  261: ) Cf. CT 29f.
  262: ) RCIA 25 and 188-191.
  263: ) Cf. CCC 2761.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER III The nature, object and the duties of catechesis
        • Other fundamental tasks of catechesis: initiation and education in community life and to mission
  264: ) PO 6d.
  265: ) AG 14d.
  266: ) DCG (1971) 27.
  267: ) UR 3b.
  268: ) CT 32; cf. CCC 821; CT 34.
  269: ) Cf. CT 24b and DCG (1971) 28.
  270: ) Cf. LG 31b and ChL 15; CCC 898-900.
  271: ) Cf. Mt 10:5-42 and Lk 10:1-20.
  272: ) Cf. EN 53 and RM 55-57.
  273: ) Cf. RM 55b; Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples and the Pontifical Council for inter-r[...]
  274: ) RM 55a.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER III The nature, object and the duties of catechesis
        • Observations on the totality of these tasks
  275: ) Cf. CIC 773 and 778 § 2.
  276: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 22 and 23.
  277: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 26.
  278: ) DCG (1971) 31b.



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER III The nature, object and the duties of catechesis
        • The baptismal catechumenate: structure and progression
  279: ) Cf. RCIA 19.
  280: ) RCIA 9-13.
  281: ) RCIA 14-20; 68-72; 98-105.
  282: ) RCIA 93; cf. MPD 8c.
  283: ) RCIA 21-26; 133-142; 152-159.
  284: ) RCIA 25 and 183-187.
  285: ) RCIA 25 and 188-192.
  286: ) RCIA 37-40; 35-239.
  287: ) This gradual nature is also apparent in the names which the Church uses to designate those who ar[...]



  • PART ONE CATECHESIS IN THE CHURCH'S MISSION OF EVANGELIZATION
    • CHAPTER III The nature, object and the duties of catechesis
        • The baptismal catechumenate: inspiration for catechesis in the Church
  288: ) Cf. MPD 8; EN 44; ChL 61.
  289: ) In this DCG the expressions 'catechumens' and 'those being catechized' are used to make this dist[...]
  290: ) RCIA 295. The same Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, chap. 4, ponders the question of thos[...]
  291: ) AG 14d.
  292: ) Methodius of Olympus, for example, speaks of this maternal action of the Christian community when[...]
  293: ) RCIA 8.
  294: ) Cf. CT 53.
  295: ) DCG (1971) 130. This article begins with the affirmation: "The catechumenate for adults, which at[...]



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
        • The meaning and purpose of Part Two
  296: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 36a.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • The word of God: source of catechesis
  297: ) CT 27.
  298: ) Cf. DV 10 a e b; cf. 1 Tim 6:20 and 2 Tim 1:14.
  299: ) Cf. Mt 13:52.
  300: ) DV 13.
  301: ) Ibid.
  302: ) DV 10.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • The source and the "sources" of the message of catechesis ()
  303: ) As can be seen both expressions, the source and the sourcees, are used. The term 'the source of [...]
  304: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 45b.
  305: ) DV 9.
  306: ) Ibid.
  307: ) DV 10b.
  308: ) DV 10c.
  309: ) Cf. MPD 9.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • The christocentricity of the Gospel message
  310: ) Cf. CCC 426-429; CT 5-6; DCG (1971) 40.
  311: ) CT 5.
  312: ) DCG (1971) 41a; cf. DCG (1971) 39, 40, 44.
  313: ) GS 10.
  314: ) CT 6.
  315: ) Cf. 1 Cor 15:1-4; EN 15e, f.
  316: ) CT 11b.
  317: ) CCC 139.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • The trinitarian christocentricity of the Gospel message
  318: ) Cf. Jn 14:6.
  319: ) The term 'one of the Trinity' was used by the Fifth Ecumenical Council (Constantinople 533): cf. [...]
  320: ) CCC 234; cf. CCC 2157.
  321: ) DCG (1971) 41; cfr. Eph 2:18.
  322: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 41.
  323: ) Cf. CCC 258, 236 and 259.
  324: ) Cf. CCC 236.
  325: ) CCC 450.
  326: ) Cf. CCC 1878; CCC 1702. SRS uses the term model of unity when referring to this question. CCC 284[...]
  327: ) The term comes from St Cyprian "De orat. dom.", 23; PL, 4:553; LG 4b.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • A message proclaiming salvation
  328: ) Cf. EN 11-14; RM 12-20; cf. CCC 541-556.
  329: ) In the liturgy of the Church it is expressed in the Easter Vigil: "Almighty and eternal God you c[...]
  330: ) EN 9.
  331: ) CT 25.
  332: ) EN 26.
  333: ) This gift of Salvation confers on us, "justification" by means of the grace of faith and of the [...]
  334: ) EN 27.
  335: ) Cf. LG 3 and 5.
  336: ) Cf. RM 16.
  337: ) GS 39.
  338: ) LG 5.
  339: ) RM 20.
  340: ) EN 28.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • A message of liberation
  341: ) Cf. EN 30-35.
  342: ) EN 30.
  343: ) CA 57; cf. CCC 2444.
  344: ) EN 30.
  345: ) EN 32; cf. SRS 41 and RM 58.
  346: ) EN 32.
  347: ) EN 33. Cf. LC. This Instruction is an obligatory point of reference for catechesis.
  348: ) LC 71.
  349: ) SRS 42; CA 57; LC 68. Cf. CCC 2443-2449.
  350: ) LC 68.
  351: ) SRS 41; cf. LC 77. For its part the 1971 Synod devoted attention to a theme of fundamental import[...]



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • The ecclesial nature of the Gospel message
  352: ) RCIA 75; cf. CCC 1253.
  353: ) Cf. CCC 172-175 where, inspired by St Irenaeus of Lyon there is an analysis of all the riches co[...]
  354: ) CCC 815: "...the unity of the pilgrim Church is also assured by visible bonds of communion: profe[...]
  355: ) EN 61, which takes up St Gregory the Great and the Didaché.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • The historical character of the mystery of salvation
  356: ) CCC 1076.
  357: ) DCG (1971) 44.
  358: ) The Fathers basing the content of catechesis on the narration of the events of salvation, wish to[...]
  359: ) CCC 54-64. At this point the catechism deals with the most important phases of revelation and in [...]
  360: ) Cf. DV 4.
  361: ) DCG (1971) 11.
  362: ) CCC 1095. Cf. CCC 1075; CCC 1116; cf. CCC 129-130 and 1093-1094.
  363: ) CCC 1095. CCC 1075 indicates the inductive nature of this "mystagogical catechesis" since it pro[...]
  364: ) DV 2.
  365: ) DCG (1971) 72; cf. CCC 39-43.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • Inculturation of the Gospel message
  366: ) Cf. Part IV, chp 5.
  367: ) AG 10; cf. AG 22a.
  368: ) CT 53; cf. EN 20.
  369: ) The term "inculturation" is taken from diverse documents of the Magisterium. See CT 53; RM 52-54[...]
  370: ) AG 22a; cf. LG 13 and 17; GS 53-62; DCG (1971) 37.
  371: ) Cf. RM 52b which speaks of the "long time" required for inculturation.
  372: ) EN 20; cf. EN 63; RM 52.
  373: ) LG 13 uses the expression "to foster and to take (fovet et assumit)".
  374: ) LG 13 expresses it in this way: "she purifies, strengthens and elevates them (sanare, elevare et [...]
  375: ) EN 19 affirms: "to acquire and almost to overturn".
  376: ) RM 54a.
  377: ) RM 54b.
  378: ) Cf. Guide for catechists, 12.
  379: ) Cf. CCC 24.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • The integrity of the Gospel message
  380: ) CT 30.
  381: ) Ibid.
  382: ) DCG (1971) 38a.
  383: ) DCG (1971) 38b.
  384: ) Cf. Mt 11:30.
  385: ) EN 63 uses the expressions "transferre" and "traslatio"; cf. RM 53b.
  386: ) EN 63c; cf. CT 53c and CT 31.
  387: ) Synod 1985, II, D, 3; cf. EN 65.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • A comprehensive and hierarchical message
  388: ) CT 31 which expounds the integrity and organization of the message; cf. DCG (1971) 39 and 43.
  389: ) CCC 234.
  390: ) UR 11.
  391: ) DCG (1971) 43.
  392: ) DCG (1971) 41.
  393: ) St Cyril of Jerusalem affirms with regard to the Creed: "This synthesis of faith was not made to [...]
  394: ) CCC 1211.
  395: ) Ibid.
  396: ) St Augustine presents the Sermon on the Mount as "the perfect charter of the Christian life and [...]
  397: ) The Our Father is, in truth, the summing up of the entire Gospel (Tertullian, De oratione, 1, 6).[...]



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • A meaningful message for the human person
  398: ) GS 22a.
  399: ) Cf. Ibid.
  400: ) CT 22c; cf. EN 29.
  401: ) GS 22b.
  402: ) CCC 521; cf. CCC 519-521.
  403: ) Cf. CT 20b.
  404: ) Cf. Rm 6:4.
  405: ) DCG (1971) 74; cf. CT 29.
  406: ) Cf. AG 8a.
  407: ) Cf. Phil 1:27.
  408: ) Cf. CCC 1697.
  409: ) Cf. CCC 1145-1152 concerning the importance of signs and symbols in liturgical action.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER I Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis
        • Methodological principle for the presentation of the message
  410: ) Cf. part III, chapter 2.
  411: ) DCG (1971) 46.
  412: ) CT 31.
  413: ) Cf. CIC 775, §§ 1-3.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
  414: ) Cf. FD 2d.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
        • The Catechism of the Catholic Church and the General Directory for Catechesis
  415: ) FD 4a.
  416: ) DCG (1971) Introduction.
  417: ) DCG (1971) Part III, chap. 2.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
      • The catechism of the catholic Church
        • Nature and purpose of the Catechism of the Catholic Church
  418: ) CCC 11.
  419: ) FD 4a; cf. FD 4b.
  420: ) CCC 815.
  421: ) FD 4a; cf. FD 4c.
  422: ) FD 1f; cf. FD 4c.
  423: ) FD 4d.
  424: ) Ibid.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
      • The catechism of the catholic Church
        • Structure of the Catechism of the Catholic Church
  425: ) FD 3d.
  426: ) FD 2e.
  427: ) Cf.CCC 13.
  428: ) Cf. Part One, chap. 3.
  429: ) H.E. Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Il Catechismo della Chiesa Cattolica e l'otttsimo dei redenti in[...]



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
      • The catechism of the catholic Church
        • The inspiration of the Catechism of the Catholic Church: trinitarian christocentricity and the nobility of the vocation of the human person
  430: ) Cf. CCC 189-190; 1077-1109; 1693-1695; 2564; etc.
  431: ) Cf. CCC 27-49; 355-379; 456-478; 1699-1756; etc.
  432: ) GS 22a.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
      • The catechism of the catholic Church
        • The literary genre of The Catechism of the Catholic Church
  433: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 119.
  434: ) CCC 24.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
      • The catechism of the catholic Church
        • Sacred Scripture, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and Catechesis
  435: ) DV 21.
  436: ) MPD 9c. Cf. Pontifical Biblical Commission, The interpretation of the Bible in the Church, IV, c[...]
  437: ) CT 27; cf. Synod 1985, II B, a, 1.
  438: ) DV 9.
  439: ) Cf. MPD 9.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
      • The catechism of the catholic Church
        • The catechetical tradition of the Fathers and the Catechism of the Catholic Church
  440: ) DV 8c.
  441: ) When the Second Vatican Council called for the restoration of the adult catechumenate it underlin[...]
  442: ) The witness of Origen is significant: "When you abandon the darkness of idolatry and when you wis[...]
  443: ) CCC 13.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
      • Catechisms in the local Churches
        • Local Catechisms: their necessity
  444: ) This section refers exclusively to official catechisms, that is those catechisms which are proper[...]
  445: ) FD 4c.
  446: ) FD 4d.
  447: ) Cf. CIC 775.
  448: ) CT 53a; cf. CCC 24.
  449: ) CT 50.
  450: ) DV 15.
  451: ) Cf. DV 13.
  452: ) DV 13.
  453: ) DV 13. "Ineffable kindness", "providence and care", "condescension" are terms which define the d[...]



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
      • Catechisms in the local Churches
        • The literary genre of the local catechism
  454: ) DCG (1971) 119.
  455: ) In catechesis apart from catechetical aids there are other decisive factors: the person of the c[...]



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
      • Catechisms in the local Churches
        • Aspects of adaptation in a local catechism
  456: ) Cf. part IV, chapter 1.
  457: ) CCC 24.
  458: ) GS 44.
  459: ) CT 53a.
  460: ) Cf. CT 55c; MPD 7; DCG (1971) 34.
  461: ) Cf. CT 36-45.
  462: ) Local catechisms must give attention to the question and orientation of popular devotions (cf. EN[...]
  463: ) LC 72 distinguishes between "principles of reflection", "criteria of judgement" and "directives [...]
  464: ) It refers fundamentally to "the different socio-religious situations" faced by evangelization. T[...]



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
      • Catechisms in the local Churches
        • The creativity of local Churches in the elaboration of catechesis
  465: ) On the distinction between local catechisms and syntheses of the Catechism of the Catholic Church[...]
  466: ) Cf. CIC 775 §§ 1-2.
  467: ) The question of language both in local catechisms and in catechetical activity is of supreme impo[...]
  468: ) EN 63. In the delicate task of assimilation and translation mentioned in this text it is most im[...]
  469: ) GS 62b.



  • PART TWO THE GOSPEL MESSAGE
    • CHAPTER II "This is our faith this is the faith of the Church"
      • Catechisms in the local Churches
        • The Catechism of the Catholic Church and local catechisms: the symphony of faith
  470: ) FD 4b.
  471: ) RM 54b.
  472: ) CCC 815.
  473: ) LG 23a.
  474: ) Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Letter Communionis notio, n. 19 l. c. 843.
  475: ) Cf. CT 63b.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
        • "You have one Master, the Christ" (Mt 23:10)
  476: ) Cf. Jn 15:15; Mk 9:33-37; 10:41-45.
  477: ) Cf. CT 9.
  478: ) Cf. Mk 8:14-21; 8:27.
  479: ) Cf. Mk 4:34; Lk 12:41.
  480: ) Cf. Lk 11:1-2.
  481: ) Cf. Lk 10:1-20.
  482: ) Cf. Jn 16:13.
  483: ) Cf. Mt 10:20; Jn 15:26; Acts 4:31.
  484: ) CT 9.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
        • The meaning and purpose of Part Three
  485: ) CT 58.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER I Pedagogy of God, source and model of the pedagogy of the faith
        • Pedagogy of God
  486: ) DV 15; DCG (1971) 33; CT 58; ChL 61; CCC 53, 122, 684, 708, 1145, 1609, 1950, 1964.
  487: ) Cf. Dt 8:5; Hos 11:3-4; Prov 3:11-12.
  488: ) Cf. Dt 4:36-40; 11:2-7.
  489: ) Cf. Ex 12:25-27; Dt 6:4-8; 6:20-25; 3:12-13; Jos 4:20.
  490: ) Cf. Amos 4:6; Hos 7:10; Jer 2:30; Prov 3:11-12; Heb 12:4-11; Apoc 3:19.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER I Pedagogy of God, source and model of the pedagogy of the faith
        • The pedagogy of Christ
  491: ) Cf. Mk 8:34-38; Mt 8:18-22.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER I Pedagogy of God, source and model of the pedagogy of the faith
        • The pedagogy of the Church
  492: ) LG 1.
  493: ) CCC 196; cf. GE 3c.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER I Pedagogy of God, source and model of the pedagogy of the faith
        • Divine pedagogy, action of the Holy Spirit in every Christian
  494: ) Cf. GE 4.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER I Pedagogy of God, source and model of the pedagogy of the faith
        • Divine pedagogy and catechesis
  495: ) Cf. Paul VI, Ecyclical Letter, Ecclesiam Suam (6 August 1964), III: AAS 56 (1964), 637-659.
  496: ) Cf. DV 2.
  497: ) Cf. RM 15; CCC 24b-25; DCG (1971) 10.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER I Pedagogy of God, source and model of the pedagogy of the faith
        • The original pedagogy of faith
  498: ) Cf. MPG 11; CT 58.
  499: ) Cf. CT 52.
  500: ) Cf. Paul VI, Lett. enc. Ecclesiam Suam, l.c. 609-659.
  501: ) Cf. MPD 7-11; CCC 3; 13; DCG (1971) 36.
  502: ) DV 5.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER I Pedagogy of God, source and model of the pedagogy of the faith
        • Fidelity to God and to the person
  503: ) Cf. MPD 7; CT 55; DCD (1971) 4.
  504: ) CT 55.
  505: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 10 and 22.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER I Pedagogy of God, source and model of the pedagogy of the faith
        • The "condescension" of God, a school for the person
  506: ) DV 13; CCC 684.
  507: ) Cf. DV 2.
  508: ) Cf. DV 13.
  509: ) Cf. EN 63; CT 59.
  510: ) Cf. CT 31.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER I Pedagogy of God, source and model of the pedagogy of the faith
        • Evangelize by educating and educate by evangelizing
  511: ) Cf. GE 1-4; CT 58.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER II Elements of methodology
        • Diversity of methods in catechesis
  1: ) CT 51.
  2: ) Cf. CT 51.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER II Elements of methodology
        • The content-method relationship in catechesis
  3: ) Cf. CT 31, 52, 59.
  4: ) Cf. CT 52.
  5: ) Cf. Pontifical Biblical Commission, The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church, l.c..
  6: ) MPD 9.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER II Elements of methodology
        • Inductive and deductive method
  7: ) DCG (1971), 72.
  8: ) Cf. DCG (1971), 72.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER II Elements of methodology
        • Human experience in catechesis
  9: ) Cf. DCG (1971), 74; CT 22.
  10: ) By this we mean those experiences linked with the "great questions" of life, reality and especia[...]



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER II Elements of methodology
        • Memorization in catechesis
  11: ) Cf. Part I, chap. III; DCG (1971) 73; CT 55.
  12: ) Cf. MPD 9.
  13: ) Cf. CT 55.
  14: ) Cf. CCC 22.
  15: ) CT 55.
  16: ) Cf. Part I, chap. 3. The baptismal Catechumenate: structure and progression.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER II Elements of methodology
        • The role of the catechist
  17: ) DCG (1971), 71; cf. Part V, Chaps. 1 and 2.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER II Elements of methodology
        • The activity and creativity of the catechized
  18: ) DCG (1971) 75.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER II Elements of methodology
        • Community, person and catechesis
  19: ) Cf. Part V Chap. 1.
  20: ) Cf. AG 14; DCG (1971), 35; CT 24.
  21: ) EN 46.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER II Elements of methodology
        • The importance of the group
  22: ) DCG (1971), 76.



  • PART THREE THE PEDAGOGY OF THE FAITH
    • CHAPTER II Elements of methodology
        • Social communication
  23: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 122-123; EN 45; CT 46; FC 76; ChL 44; RM 37; Pontifical Council for Social Commun[...]
  24: ) RM 37.
  25: ) Cf. Aetatis novae, l.c., n. 11.
  26: ) Cf. EN 45.
  27: ) Cf. CT 46.
  28: ) Cf. DCG (1971), 122.
  29: ) RM 37.
  30: ) Cf. EN 45.
  31: ) Cf. FC 76.
  32: ) ChL 44.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
        • "The Kingdom is for all"
  33: ) Cf. RM 15; EN 49-50; CT 35s; RM 14; 23.
  34: ) Cf. Lk 4:18.
  35: ) Cf. Mk 16:15.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
        • The meaning and purpose of Part Four
  36: ) Cf. the General Introduction.
  37: ) Cf. DCG (1971), 77.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER I Adaptation to those to be catechized: General aspects
        • The need and right of every believer to receive a valid catechesis ()
  38: ) EN 49-50; CT 14; 35s.
  39: ) RH 13; cf. EN 31.
  40: ) Cf. RH 13-14; CCC 24.
  41: ) Cf. DCG (1971), 75.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER I Adaptation to those to be catechized: General aspects
        • A community need and a community right
  42: ) Cf. DCG (1971), 21.
  43: ) CT 13.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER I Adaptation to those to be catechized: General aspects
        • Adaptation requires that the content of catechesis be a healthy and adequate food
  44: ) Cf. GS 44; EN 63; CT 31; CCC 24-25.
  45: ) GS 44. In this Part the terms adaptation and inculturation are used because they are employed in [...]



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER I Adaptation to those to be catechized: General aspects
        • Adaptation takes account of diverse circumstances
  46: ) Cf. RM 33.
  47: ) CCC 24.
  48: ) RH 14.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
        • General observations
  49: ) Cf. CT 45.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
      • The catechesis of adults
        • Adults to whom catechesis is directed
  50: ) Cf. Part I, chap. II, nn. 142-144; DCG (1971), 20; 92-97; CT 43-44; COINCAT, The catechesis of ad[...]
  51: ) Cf. DCG (1971), 20; CT 19; 44; COINCAT, 10-18.
  52: ) Cf. COINCAT 10-18.
  53: ) CT 44.
  54: ) Cf. CT 19.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
      • The catechesis of adults
        • Elements and criteria proper to adult catechesis
  55: ) Cf. DCG (1971), 92-94; COINCAT, 20-25; 26-30; 33-84.
  56: ) Cf. 1 Cor 13:11; Eph 4:13.
  57: ) Cf. COINCAT, 33-84.
  58: ) Cf. COINCAT, 26-30.
  59: ) LG 31; cf. EN 70; ChL 23.
  60: ) Cf. ChL 57-59.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
      • The catechesis of adults
        • General and particular tasks of adult catechesis
  61: ) Cf. DCG (1971), 97.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
      • The catechesis of adults
        • Particular forms of adult catechesis
  62: ) Cf. Part I, chap. 2; DCG (1971), 96.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
      • The catechesis of infants and young children
        • The important context of infancy and childhood
  63: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 78-81; CT 36-37.
  64: ) DCG (1971) 78-79; ChL 47.
  65: ) Cf. ChL 47.
  66: ) Mk 10:14.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
      • The catechesis of infants and young children
        • Characteristics of catechesis for infants and children
  67: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 78-79; CT 37.
  68: ) Cf. CT 37.
  69: ) Cf. Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship, Directory for Masses with children; AAS 66 (1974) pp.[...]
  70: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 79.
  71: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 78, 79.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
      • The catechesis of infants and young children
        • Infants and children without religious support in the family or who do not attend school
  72: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 80-81; CT 42.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
      • Catechesis of young people
        • Pre-adolescence, adolescence and young adulthood
  73: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 82-91; EN 72; CT 38-42.
  74: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 83.
  75: ) Cf. General Introduction, 23-24.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
      • Catechesis of young people
        • The importance of youth for society and the Church
  76: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 82; EN 72; MDP 3; CT 38-39; ChL 46; TMA 58.
  77: ) GE 2; ChL 46.
  78: ) Cf. Mt 19:16-22; cf. John Paul II, Apostolic Letter to Youth Parati Semper (31 March 1985): AAS [...]
  79: ) Cf. John Paul II, "Parati semper", n. 3.
  80: ) ChL 46; DCG (1971) 89.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
      • Catechesis of young people
        • Characteristics of catechesis for young people
  81: ) DCG (1971) 84-89; CT 38-40.
  82: ) DCG (1971) 87.
  83: ) Other important themes include: the relationship between faith and reason; the existence and mean[...]
  84: ) CT 40.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
      • Catechesis for the aged
        • Old age, gift of God to the Church
  85: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 95; ChL 48.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER II Catechesis according to age
      • Catechesis for the aged
        • Wisdom and dialogue
  86: ) Cf. ChL 48.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER III Catechesis for special situations, mentalities and environments
        • Catechesis for the disabled and the handicapped
  87: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 91; CT 41.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER III Catechesis for special situations, mentalities and environments
        • Catechesis for different groups
  88: ) Cf. CT 59.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER IV Catechesis in the socio-religious context
        • Catechesis in complex and pluralistic situations
  89: ) Cf. EN 51-56; MPD 15.
  90: ) Cf. General Introduction.
  91: ) Cf. EN 54.
  92: ) Cf. 1 Pet 3:15.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER IV Catechesis in the socio-religious context
        • Catechesis and popular devotion
  93: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 6; EN 48; CT 54.
  94: ) EN 48.
  95: ) EN 48.
  96: ) Cf. Paul VI, Apostolic Exhortation Marialis cultus (2 February 1974), nn. 24, 25, 29, AAS 66 (19[...]



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER IV Catechesis in the socio-religious context
        • Catechesis in the context of ecumenism
  97: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 27; MPG 15; EN 54; CT 32-34; Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Uni[...]
  98: ) CT 32.
  99: ) Cf. UR 11.
  100: ) Cf. Directory for the application of principles and norms concerning Ecumenism, n. 190; l.c., p. [...]
  101: ) Cf. CT 33.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER IV Catechesis in the socio-religious context
        • Catechesis in relation to Judaism
  102: ) Nostra Aetate, Segretariat for Christian Unity, Commission for religious relations with Judaism, [...]
  103: ) CCC 839.
  104: ) Jesus and Judaism in Catholic preaching and Catechesis, n. VII.
  105: ) Cf. Nostra Aetate, 4.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER IV Catechesis in the socio-religious context
        • Catechesis in the context of other religions
  106: ) Cf. EN 53; MPD 15; ChL 35; RM 55-57; CCC 839-845; TMA 53; Sacred Congregation for the Evangelizat[...]



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER IV Catechesis in the socio-religious context
        • Catechesis in relation to "new religious movements"
  107: ) Report of the Secretariat for Christian Unity, the Secretariat for non-Christians and the Secreta[...]
  108: ) The Phenomenon of Sects or new religious movements: pastoral challenge, cit., n. 5. 4.
  109: ) RM 38.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER V Catechesis in the socio-cultural context
        • Catechesis and contemporary culture
  110: ) Cf. Part II, chap. 1; DCG (1971) 8; EN 20; CT 53; RM 52-54; John Paul II, Discourse to members of[...]
  111: ) Cf. EN 20; 63; CT 53; RM 52-54; CCC 172-175.
  112: ) CT 53.
  113: ) Cf. Part II, chap. 1.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER V Catechesis in the socio-cultural context
        • Duties of catechesis for inculturation of the faith
  114: ) CT 53.
  115: ) Cf. CT 53.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER V Catechesis in the socio-cultural context
        • Methodological processes
  116: ) EN 20.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER V Catechesis in the socio-cultural context
        • Those with responsibility for the processes of inculturation
  117: ) RM 54.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER V Catechesis in the socio-cultural context
        • Language
  118: ) Cf. CT 59.
  119: ) CT 59.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER V Catechesis in the socio-cultural context
        • The media of communication
  120: ) RM 37.
  121: ) Cf. Part III, chap. 2.
  122: ) Cf. DCG (1971), 123.
  123: ) John Paul II, to the members of COINCAT l.c.
  124: ) CCC 24; John Paul II, Fidei Depositum 4.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER V Catechesis in the socio-cultural context
        • Anthropological environments and cultural tendencies
  125: ) Cf. RM 37.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER V Catechesis in the socio-cultural context
        • Intervention in concrete situations
  126: ) ChL 63.



  • PART FOUR THOSE TO BE CATECHIZED
    • CHAPTER V Catechesis in the socio-cultural context
        • Tasks of the local Churches
  127: ) Cf. Part V, chap. 4.
  128: ) EN 63.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER I The ministry of catechesis in the porticular Churches and its agents
        • The particular Church
  129: ) In Part Five as in the rest of the document the term particular Church refers to dioceses and the[...]
  130: ) As mentioned in LG 26a the term Churches in the NT is used to denote lawful groups of the faithfu[...]
  131: ) Cf. CD 11.
  132: ) The particular Church is described before all else as Populi Dei portio or "a portion of the peo[...]
  133: ) Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Lettera Communionis Noito, 7 (AAS 85 -1993), 842.
  134: ) Communionis Notio, 9b.
  135: ) LG 23b refers to St Hilary of Poitiers In Ps 14:3 (PL 9, 206) and St Gregory the Great Moralia: [...]
  136: ) EN 14.
  137: ) Cf. Acts 2:11.
  138: ) Communionis Notio 7.
  139: ) Ibid. 9b: l.c., p. 843; cf. AG 4.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER I The ministry of catechesis in the porticular Churches and its agents
        • The ministry of catechesis in the particular Church
  140: ) The expression ministry of catechesis is used in CT 13.
  141: ) It is important to underline the nature of the one service which catechesis has in the particular[...]
  142: ) CT 16: "Shared but differentiated responsibility". Cf. also note 54, as well as note 50 for a cl[...]



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER I The ministry of catechesis in the porticular Churches and its agents
        • The Christian community and responsibility for catechesis
  143: ) AG 14. In this sense CT 16 says: "Catechesis always has been, and always will be a work for whic[...]
  144: ) Catechesis must be supported by the witness of the ecclesial community, DCG (1971) 35; cf. part I[...]
  145: ) CT 24.
  146: ) "Besides this apostolate, which belongs to absolutely every Christian, the laity can be called i[...]



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER I The ministry of catechesis in the porticular Churches and its agents
        • The Bishop has primary responsibility for catechesis in the particular Church
  147: ) LG 25; cf. CD 12a; EN 68c.
  148: ) LG 25.
  149: ) Ibid.
  150: ) DV 8.
  151: ) CT 63b.
  152: ) Cf. CT 12a.
  153: ) CT 63c.
  154: ) CT 63c; CIC 775 § 1.
  155: ) Cf. CT 63c; CIC 823 § 1.
  156: ) CT 63c.
  157: ) CD 14b; CIC 780.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER I The ministry of catechesis in the porticular Churches and its agents
        • Priests, pastors and educators of the Christian community
  158: ) Cf. PO 8; 6; 12a; John Paul II, Post synodal exhortation Pastores dabo vobis (25 March 1992), n. [...]
  159: ) PO 6b.
  160: ) Cf. CIC 773.
  161: ) LG 10.
  162: ) LG 10. Concerning the "two ways of participating in the single priesthood of Jesus Christ", cf. [...]
  163: ) PO 9b.
  164: ) Cf. CIC 776-777.
  165: ) CT 64. With respect to this basic orientation which priests must collaborate in giving to catech[...]



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER I The ministry of catechesis in the porticular Churches and its agents
        • Parents, primary educators of their children
  166: ) Cf. chap. 3 of this Part, The family as an environment or means of growth in the faith, where the[...]
  167: ) CT 68.
  168: ) Ibid.
  169: ) Ibid.
  170: ) Cf. ChL 62; cf. FC 38.
  171: ) FC 38.
  172: ) CT 68; cf. EN 71b.
  173: ) Cf. CT 68.
  174: ) LG 11; FC 36b.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER I The ministry of catechesis in the porticular Churches and its agents
        • The role of religious in catechesis
  175: ) CT 65; cf. CIC 778.
  176: ) CCC 915; cf. LG 44.
  177: ) EN 69; cf. VC 33.
  178: ) Cf. VC 31 concerning "the relationship between the diverse states of life of the Christian"; cf. [...]
  179: ) CT 65; cf. RM 69.
  180: ) CT 65.
  181: ) Cf. 1 Cor 12:4; cf. LG 12b.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER I The ministry of catechesis in the porticular Churches and its agents
        • Lay catechists
  182: ) LG 31. ChL 15 contains a detailed analysis of the ?secular character' of the lay faithful.
  183: ) LG 35.
  184: ) AA 2b. cf. Rituale Romanum, Ordo Baptisimi Parvulorum, n. 62, Editio Typica, Typis Polyglottis V[...]
  185: ) CCC 429.
  186: ) The Code of Canon Law establishes that ecclesiastical authority may officially entrust an office [...]



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER I The ministry of catechesis in the porticular Churches and its agents
        • Various types of catechists particularly necessary today
  187: ) CT 66b; cf. GCM.
  188: ) CT 66b.
  189: ) GCM 4.
  190: ) Ibid.
  191: ) CT 45; cf. RM 37, ab, par. 2.
  192: ) RM 33.
  193: ) CT 66a.
  194: ) Ibid.; cf. CT 42.
  195: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 96.
  196: ) Cf. CT 45; cf. DCG (1971) 95.
  197: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 91; cf. CT 41.
  198: ) CT 45a.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • Pastoral care of catechists in a Particular Church
  199: ) GMC, 5.
  200: ) In missionary territories (CT 66) the Second Vatican Council distinguishes two types of catechist[...]
  201: ) Cf. GMC, 5.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • Importance of the formation of Catechists
  202: ) DCG (1971) 108a.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • Nature and purpose of the formation of catechists
  203: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 111.
  204: ) Cf. CT 5c. This text defines the christocentric end of catechesis. This fact determines the Chri[...]
  205: ) The four stages of the baptismal catechumenate are cultivated in a christocentric prospective. [...]
  206: ) Guide for Catechists, 20.
  207: ) LG 64.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • The inspiring criteria of the formation of catechists
  208: ) DCG (1971) 114.
  209: ) Cf. Guide for Catechists, 7.
  210: ) Cf. Guide for Catechists, 13.
  211: ) DCG (1971) 31.
  212: ) CT 52; cf. CT 22.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • The dimensions of formation: being, knowing, and savoir-faire
  213: ) CT 22d.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • The human, Christian and apostolic maturity of catechists.
  214: ) Cf. GCM, 21.
  215: ) The following human qualities are suggested by the Guide for Catechists: facility in human relat[...]
  216: ) EN 79.
  217: ) Cf. ChL 60.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • The biblico-theological formation of the catechist
  218: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 112. Guide for Catechists, 23, underlines the primary importance of Sacred Scriptu[...]
  219: ) ChL 60c.
  220: ) CT 22.
  221: ) DCG (1971) 112.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • The human sciences and the formation of catechists
  222: ) GS 62b.
  223: ) DCG (1971) 100.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • Various criteria which can inspire the use of human sciences in the formation of catechists
  224: ) GS 59.
  225: ) "In the teaching of human sciences, given their very great number and diversity there are difficu[...]
  226: ) A fundamental text for use of the human sciences in the formation of catechists continues to be t[...]



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • Pedagogical formation
  227: ) The importance of pedagogy is underlined by CT 58: "Among the many prestigious sciences of man th[...]
  228: ) Cf. CT 58.
  229: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 113.
  230: ) Ibid.
  231: ) DCG (1971) 112.
  232: ) Cf. GCM, 28.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • The formation of catechists within the Christian community
  233: ) "Priests and religious ought to assist the lay faithful in their formation. In this regard the Sy[...]
  234: ) Cf. ChL 61.
  235: ) "Also to be recommended are those parochial initiatives that promote the interior formation of c[...]
  236: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 110.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • Schools for catechists and centres for higher learning for experts in catechesis
  237: ) Cf. concerning schools for catechists in the missions: AG 17c; RM 73; CIC 785 and GCM, 30. For th[...]
  238: ) The expression 'ordinary catechist' is used in DCG (1971) 112c.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • Schools for ordinary catechists
  239: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 109b.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER II Formation for the service of catechesis
        • Higher institutes for experts in catechesis
  240: ) DCG (1971) 109a.
  241: ) CT 71a.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER III Loci and means of catechesis
        • The Christian community is a home for catechesis ()
  242: ) See Part Five, chap. 1 where mention is made of the community responsibility for catechesis. This[...]
  243: ) Cf. Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, "Communionis notio", n. 1: l.c. 838.
  244: ) Cf. MPD 13.
  245: ) Cf. CT 24.
  246: ) CT 67a. This is a classic expression in catechesis. The Apostolic Exhortation speaks of the plac[...]



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER III Loci and means of catechesis
        • The family as an environment or means of growth in faith
  247: ) Cf LG 11; cf AA 11; FC 49.
  248: ) EN 71.
  249: ) Cf. GS 52; FC 37a.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER III Loci and means of catechesis
        • The baptismal catechumenate of adults
  250: ) See Part I, chap. III. Here the question of the baptismal catechumenate as a locus of catechesis [...]
  251: ) Cf. DCG (1971), 130 which describes the end of the baptismal catechumenate. Cf. RCIA 4 indicates [...]
  252: ) 1977 Synod, MPG 8c.
  253: ) Cf. RCIA 4, 41.
  254: ) RCIA 18.
  255: ) RCIA 41.
  256: ) Cf. RCIA 41.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER III Loci and means of catechesis
        • The parish as an environment for catechesis
  257: ) Cf. CT 67c.
  258: ) Cf. AA 10.
  259: ) CT 67b.
  260: ) Ibid.
  261: ) Ibid.
  262: ) The importance of adult catechesis is underlined in CT 43 and DCG (1971) 20.
  263: ) ChL 61.
  264: ) Cf. EN 52.
  265: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 96c.
  266: ) It is important to state as Pope John Paul II does in ChL 61 the usefulness of small ecclesial gr[...]



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER III Loci and means of catechesis
        • Catholic schools
  267: ) Cf. Congregation for Catholic Education, The Catholic School, Rome 1977.
  268: ) Congregation for Catholic Education, The religious dimension of education in the Catholic School.[...]
  269: ) GE 28.
  270: ) Congregation for Catholic Education, The Religions dimension of education in the Catholic School,[...]
  271: ) "The special character of the Catholic school, the underlying reason for it, the reason why Cath[...]
  272: ) AG 12c.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER III Loci and means of catechesis
        • Associations, movements and groups of the faithful
  273: ) Cf. CT 70.
  274: ) CT 70 mentions those associations, movements and groups of faithful in which the catechetical as[...]
  275: ) ChL 62.
  276: ) CT 67.
  277: ) CT 47b.
  278: ) CT 47b.
  279: ) CT 47. In this text Pope John Paul II speaks of diverse groups of young people: groups of Cathol[...]
  280: ) Cf. CT 21.
  281: ) Cf. CT 67b-c.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER III Loci and means of catechesis
        • Basic ecclesial communities
  282: ) EN 58 indicates how basic ecclesial communities flourish nearly everywhere in the Church. RM 51 r[...]
  283: ) EN 58c.
  284: ) RM 51a; cf. EN 58f; LC 69.
  285: ) RM 51c.
  286: ) Ibid., RM 51; cf. EN 58; LC 69.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER IV The organization of catechetical pastoral care in the particular Churches
      • Organization and exercise of responsibilities
        • The diocesan service of catechesis
  287: ) DCG (1971) 126. The diocesan office (officium catechisticum) was instituted in every diocese by t[...]
  288: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 100. the general lines are suggested in the Introduction and also in this chapter [...]
  289: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 103. See also in this chapter: "Programmes of catechetical actions and orientatio[...]
  290: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 108-109. See also Part V, chapter II.
  291: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 116-124.
  292: ) DCG (1971) 126.
  293: ) Cf. CT 63. Pope John Paul II recommends that catechesis be given "pertinent and effective organi[...]
  294: ) DCG (1971) 126.
  295: ) Ibidem.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER IV The organization of catechetical pastoral care in the particular Churches
      • Organization and exercise of responsibilities
        • Services of inter-diocesan co-operation
  296: ) DCG (1971) 127.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER IV The organization of catechetical pastoral care in the particular Churches
      • Organization and exercise of responsibilities
        • The service of the Episcopal Conference
  297: ) CIC 775 § 3.
  298: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 129.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER IV The organization of catechetical pastoral care in the particular Churches
      • Organization and exercise of responsibilities
        • The service of the Holy See
  299: ) AG 38a; cf. CIC 756 §§ 1-2.
  300: ) John Paul II, Allocution to the Bishops of the United States of America, during the meeting in th[...]
  301: ) Apostolic Constitution Pastor Bonus, art. 1. This constitution, of 28 June 1988, deals with the r[...]
  302: ) See nn. 282 and 284 of this chapter.
  303: ) PB, 94.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER IV The organization of catechetical pastoral care in the particular Churches
      • The co-ordination of catechesis
        • The importance of an effective co-ordination of catechesis
  304: ) RM 33.
  305: ) Ibid.
  306: ) CD 17a: "...the various forms of the apostolate should be encouraged. Close collaboration and the[...]



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER IV The organization of catechetical pastoral care in the particular Churches
      • The co-ordination of catechesis
        • Coherent diocesan catechetical programmes
  307: ) Cf. Part IV, chap. 2: "Catechesis according to age".
  308: ) CT 45c.
  309: ) Ibid.
  310: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 20, where it is shown how the other forms of catechesis are ordered (ordinantur) t[...]



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER IV The organization of catechetical pastoral care in the particular Churches
      • The co-ordination of catechesis
        • Catechetical activity in the context of new evangelization
  311: ) CT 18d.
  312: ) RM 33.
  313: ) Ibidem.
  314: ) Cf. CT 19 and 42.
  315: ) Cf. AG 11-15. The concept of evangelization as a process structured in stages was analysed in Pa[...]



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER IV The organization of catechetical pastoral care in the particular Churches
      • The co-ordination of catechesis
        • Catechesis in educational pastoral work
  316: ) CT 67b.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER IV The organization of catechetical pastoral care in the particular Churches
      • Some responsibilities proper to the catechetical ministry
        • Analysis of the situation and its needs
  317: ) DCG (1971) 100.
  318: ) Cf. Part Five, chap. 5.
  319: ) DCG (1971) 102; cf. Introductory explanation, 16.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER IV The organization of catechetical pastoral care in the particular Churches
      • Programme of catechetical actions and orientation
  320: ) Cf. DCG (1971) 117 and 134; PB 94.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER IV The organization of catechetical pastoral care in the particular Churches
      • Programme of catechetical actions and orientation
        • Elaboration of instruments and didactic aids for catechetical activity
  321: ) With regard to this ensemble of catechetical books Catechesi Tradendae notes: "one of the major [...]
  322: ) With regard to catechetical manuals DCG (1971) 121 indicates what they should contain: "an explan[...]
  323: ) Cf. Part Three, chap. 2, Social communication; cf. DCG (1971) 122.
  324: ) CT 49b.
  325: ) Ibid.
  326: ) Ibid.



  • PART FIVE CATECHESIS IN THE PARTICULAR CHURCH
    • CHAPTER IV The organization of catechetical pastoral care in the particular Churches
      • Programme of catechetical actions and orientation
        • Preparation of local catechisms: a direct responsibility of the episcopal ministry
  327: ) The question of local catechisms has been dealt with in Part two, chap. II. Here we intend to pre[...]
  328: ) FD 3c.
  329: ) CT 50.
  330: ) DCG (1971) 119, 134; CIC 775 § 2; PB 94.
  331: ) Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, "Communionis Notio" 9; l.c. 843.



  • CONCLUSION
  332: ) Cf. EN 75a.
  333: ) Cf. EN 75d.
  334: ) RM 21.
  335: ) Cf. CT 72.
  336: ) CT 72.
  337: ) CT 73.



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