Thursday, February 3, 2011

New Youth / Young Adult Catechism Coming Soon

This sounds promising. I love the Catechism, but few people will use it for more than a resource book, unless you are a Catholic theology nerd like me. So, I fully support this initiative to get the teachings of the Church into the hands of the young.
The Pope has great expectations for the "Youcat," a text designed to teach young people the ABC's of Catholicism using a language tailored to their generation.

The 300-page volume is the new and official Youth Catechism of the Catholic Church. A team has produced the volume and enlisted its translations under the guidance of Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Vienna, Austria, who also served as the editor of the universal 1992 Catechism of the Catholic Church.

According to its American publisher Ignatius Press, the new text was produced with adolescents and young adults in mind as "an accessible, contemporary expression of the Catholic faith."
Continue Reading.
The book will be released in March from Ignatius Press.

1 comment:

Julie Robison said...

Major like!!