Course: Catechism Level 3

Course description:

This course is suitable for the upper middle-school (grade 8) or for lower-level high school (grade 9).   It is an excellent review of important truths of our Faith which should be memorized by the student.  How many Catholics adults have avoided pitfalls and losing their Faith thanks to having carefully memorized their childhood catechisms?

The broad overview of this course is "What to believe (the Creed)"  and  "What to do (the Commandments and Sacraments)."  Most solid Catholic catechisms, including that used in this course, condense Sacred Scripture, Sacred Tradition, and the wisdom of St. Thomas Aquinas into a simple question and answer format. 

Catechism in general, however, is necessary but not sufficient preparation for facing the trials, temptations, doubts, and scandals this sinful world will expose the student to.  It is necessary to study catechism because everyone needs the "Catholic answer" to avoid going wrong, even if they do not completely understand or cannot defend that answer.     But catechism is not sufficient; the Catholic student should move beyond catechism and learn the "why" of the answers.   These answers are understood more fully in our Catholic Apologetics and Papal Encyclical courses.


$ 47.20

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Book(s) used:

Exercise Manual: Catech-3


Textbook: Baltimore Catechism Three


Publisher's Description:

The lessons contained in Baltimore Catechism No. 3 are intended for students who have received their Confirmation and/or high schoolers. It includes additional questions, definitions, examples, and applications that build upon the content of the original Baltimore Catechism (No. 2). With an easy to read question and answer format, the Catechism combines solid Catholic doctrinal teaching with meaningful exposure to Scripture and practical application. The revival of interest in the Baltimore Catechism reflects Catholics growing realization that a clear, concise presentation of the truths of the Faith is just what people young and old need to appreciate, practice and defend Church teaching. Catechists and parents will find this Catechism an invaluable teaching tool as they prepare children and catechumens to receive the Sacraments and lead authentic Catholic lives. Students will find this an uncomplicated and friendly guide to authentic Catholicism. This is the original TAN edition of the Baltimore Catechism, with updated typesetting, fresh new cover, larger format, quality binding and the same trusted content.

ISBN: 9780895551467

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