Monday, June 17, 2013

Learning from the Catechism during the Year of Faith

One of the pillars of the Year of Faith is becoming more familiar and comfortable with the teachings of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

OSV web editor Jen Rey wrote about her experience on the OSV Daily Take blog last week:
The Catechism of the Catholic Church is my quick, go-to reference for clarity on Catholic teaching, whether simply for personal reflection or for sharing with a broader audience. But I've never actually read it cover to cover. I've studied large chunks of it in classes, and growing up I read various versions of the Baltimore Catechism in their entirety, but not the "CCC." I simply flip through the index at the back, find the right paragraph, nod with satisfaction and move on.
But one day — inspired by a family friend who converted to Catholicism after reading all 2,865 paragraphs of Catholic goodness — I decided to begin reading the entire Catechism....
Click here to read her entire post.

For an easy way to digest the Catechism, consider joining the Catechism in a Year email list from Flocknote! You'll be emailed a little bit each day, and in just a year, you'll be finished! Great way to impress your friends!

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