Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults. The rite of Christian initiation is designed for adults who, after hearing the mystery of Christ proclaimed, consciously and freely seek the living God and enter the way of faith and conversion as the Holy Spirit opens their hearts. Whether involved in the rites, catechesis, or discernment process. Adult Catechesis. If you do happen to miss a class / discussion you can listen to them here. Current Series. Q&A about Catechesis. Who is Catechesis intended for? It’s for you. Whether you’re a lifelong Christian or merely a curious seeker, this space is designed for you.
Catechism references: #, , , The Church In lesson one we learned about God’s desire to make Himself known to us, and how He does so. This is a mandate for us - the Bishop, the priests, the religious and the volunteers in charge of formation: “The Church’s catechetical mission aims to help the faithful of all ages to grow in both human and Christian maturity, enriching the whole of life with the leaven of the Gospel” (United States Bishops Conference, Adult Formation).
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. (Adult Catechesis in the Christian Community #67, International Council for Catechesis, ) Faith, moved by divine grace and cultivated by the action of the Church, undergoes a process of maturation. Catechesis, which is at the service of the growth, is also a gradual activity. Good catechesis is .
The General Catechetical Directory views adult catechesis as the summit of the entire catechetical enterprise; while, from another perspective, it stands at the center of the Church’s educational mission. (Sharing the Light of Faith: National Catechetical Directory #40, , U.S. Catholic Bishops). Mar 06, · The GDC starts out age-appropriate catechesis with a look at adults (). Some may be surprised, but I agree with the Church: this is where it needs to start. Titling these five sections, "The catechesis of adults," the floowing note is affixed, referring to Part I, chap. II, nn. of this document; the General Catechetical.