Can Reform Come?by Donna Steichen. After a generation of disastrous developments, brought about by a tight coterie of religious-ed professionals, Church leaders are beginning to take action. (from Catholic World Report, May 1998)
Catechizing the New PagansChildren arriving at high school age today are often found to be on a level of religious ignorance comparable with that of the ancient pagans. (from Homiletic & Pastoral Review, August/ September 1995)
Instructing Convertsby Archbishop Fulton J Sheen. According to Bishop Sheen, there are two ways of knowing how good God is, one by remaining with him in innocence, the other by losing him. (from This Rock, September 1999)
Mary As Model Catechist for Parentsby Fr John Hardon SJ. We do not usually talk about Mary as a catechist and we do not commonly think of her as a model for those who catechize. But the Blessed Virgin Mary is not only a pattern, she is a perfect model of what every catechist in the Catholic Church should be.