catechetical instruction


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teaching religious principles by questions and answers

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The culmination of catechetical instruction for Loehe was the confirmation class, which he taught from Ash Wednesday until "Low Sunday" for one hour per day.
the Liturgy of the Hours, the celebration of daily Mass, and catechetical instruction that made use of music to aid memorization and devotion) imposed a specifically European structure and discipline on indigenous lives.
In addition, some national uniformity in catechetical instruction on the high school age level would be a benefit in the modern mobile society.
There are brief, tantalizing references to language, education and catechetical instruction in Larkin's study, but no sustained examination of any of these factors relevant to pastoral care.
Not to be confused with apologetics, catechetical instruction, or devotional Bible reading, theology so construed deserves a place in the university curriculum, Hittinger argues.
Catechetical instruction for Catholics and others lays down the law for the subject under discussion here by stating that we must not only love God, but we must also love our neighbor as ourselves.
Osmer contends that the processes of modernization make it extremely difficult for childhood or early-adolescent catechetical instruction or personal profession of faith to have lasting effect.
There is no reason why new forms of catechetical instruction, making use of new educational theory and cognitive psychology which do not automatically exclude memorization, cannot be devised.
Actually, all would have been well in missionary efforts at initial accommodation if it had been followed up by systematic catechetical instruction.
According to the Priest's Guide of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese, for example, "Converts who have previously been baptized in the Name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit shall be received after a proper period of catechetical instruction and affirmation of the Orthodox Faith by the Sacraments of Chrismation and Holy Communion.
For Behringer the long process of Christianization during the Middle Ages, coupled with the efforts of the Counter Reformation to root out superstition and to provide catechetical instruction during the sixteenth century, had already dissolved some of the elements of these ancient myths.
Pius X, who launched the catechetical renewal in this century, taught that the first fundamental principle governing catechetical instruction was that the teaching be the consequence of the interior life of the one who teaches.
Just look at the consultations on our pastorals and on catechetical instructions.
Chrysostom's catechetical instructions reveal his ongoing concern for the communicant's gestures and posture.
In one of his catechetical instructions, Alexander Man--the charismatic Russian priest assassinated in 1990--talks of the problem of unworthy priests.