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oral religious instruction (as before baptism or confirmation)

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In conclusion, the year 351 is preferable to the more recently accepted date of 350 for the year in which Cyril preached his Catecheses, since (a) it better meets the criteria of internal temporal evidence, and (b) being some thirty years before Egeria's testimony, it need not be ruled out for having sermons during Holy Week.
Earlier studies of this thorny issue of scheduling the Catecheses during Lent include: F.
(3) Sebastia Janeras, `A propos de la catechese [XIV.sup.e] de Cyrille de Jerusalem', Ecclesia Orans 3: 3 (1986), 307-18.
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.