Bishop Donald Hying and the Diocese of Gary, Indiana, together with Ahava Productions, is producing a magnificent film series called ECHO that will introduce viewers to the US Catholic Catechism for Adults and bring a greater understanding of what the Church believes and teaches to those who participate in this project.
Question of the Week: a reader is looking a faith-formation program for very young children. Can you help her find a good program to use in her parish?
Questions posed to Michael Carrillo by his college-age budding philosopher son helps both of them ground their understanding of the Church’s teachings.
Marlon De La Torre observes, “Many of us fail to understand the tremendous sacrifices our brothers and sisters endure to come home to the Catholic Church. On top of this, their evangelical zeal tends to be misunderstood. It is imperative that the Church community open wide its arms to the newly elect.”
Patti Maguire Armstrong shares the story of one mother who has devoted her life to working against the death penalty.
Based on the adult version of “The Catechism,” “Totally Catholic” covers all the basics of what it means to be Catholic. Sr. Mary Kathleen compares it to a computer manual for one’s new computer. In order to fully understand the computer, one needs to read the book. This is a manual for one’s faith, designed both for Catholic children as well as for those converting to the Catholic faith.
Lori Hadorn-Disselkamp describes a spirited discussion with her high school religion students.