catechise


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give religious instructions to

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examine through questioning and answering

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He talked ambiguously, and was so apprehensive of what I might say that I had not the heart to catechise him.
At last she began to catechise me on the subject of secrecy, to which I gave her such satisfactory answers, that, at last, having locked the door of her room, she took me into her closet, and then locking that door likewise, she said she should convince me of the vast reliance she had on my integrity, by communicating a secret in which her honour, and consequently her life, was concerned.
The contralto will not care to catechise the bass; the tenor will foresee no embarrassing dearth of remark in evenings spent with the lovely soprano.
Breches ouvertes sur le flanc de l'autorite plusieurs fois seculaire du petit catechisme de type [much less than] demandes-reponses [much greater than], les [much less than] manuels d'appoint [5] [much greater than] introduisent des les annees 1930 des elements nouveaux par rapport aux productions anterieures et [much less than] encouragent la participation du catechise pour favoriser l'interiorisation de la doctrine [6] [much greater than].
It is a scandal of the worst kind, and speaks for the utter failure of the post-conciliar Church in North America in her efforts to evangelize and catechise the past few generations of Catholic parents.