catechesis

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  • noun

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oral religious instruction (as before baptism or confirmation)

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In fact, the use of steps in fonts not deep enough for submersion, and the emphasis which the mystagogic catecheses of the fathers put on the passage through water, suggest that these symbols were just as important to the church of the 4th to 6th centuries -- which was capable after all of building deeper pools if submersion had been its main preoccupation.
3) Catecheses and growth in the Catholic Faith according to the Magisterium of the Church
Cyril of Jerusalem, in his Mystagogic Catecheses, explains that "by partaking of the Body and Blood of Christ, you become united in body and blood with Him.
The plan of the catecheses is deliberately disordered, having no sequential or logical progression from one subject to another .
style parochial school model, Catholic catecheses will survive; but it would be a serious error to see our system's demise as anything less than a threat to freedom of worship.