Within this section of the website you will find useful information to assist leadership in parishes fulfill
their responsibility of passing on the faith.
Catechesis is an education in the faith of children, young people, and adults which includes especially the teaching of Christian doctrine imparted, generally speaking, in an organic and systematic way, with a view to initiating the hearers into the fullness of Christian life. (Catechism of the Catholic Church, 5)
Within the whole process of evangelization, the aim of catechesis is to be the teaching and maturation
stage, that is to say, the period in which the Christian, having accepted by faith the person of Jesus Christ as the one Lord and having given him complete adherence by sincere conversion of heart, endeavors to know better this Jesus to whom he has entrusted himself… (National Director of Catechesis, 55)