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1[treated as singular] The branch of theology that deals with the instruction given to Christians before baptism or confirmation.
- ‘A priest gifted for catechetics and communication with children from eleven to fourteen could carry on that apostolate by correspondence.’
- 1.1Religious teaching in general, especially that given to children in the Roman Catholic Church.
- ‘Their problems have nothing to do with postcounciliar catechetics.’
- ‘Popcak rightly observes that many of the 90% of Catholics who disagree with Catholic teaching on sex are really unaware of the teaching of the Church on these matters due to poor catechetics at every level.’
- ‘However imperfect or incomplete the document may be, I think it is an extraordinary resource for Catholic catechetics and religious education.’
- ‘He suggests, for example, helping other clerics to improve their homilies, conducting catechetics by correspondence, and maintaining websites for better communication of religious materials.’
- ‘An inspiration to generations of students he was a champion of renewal in all its forms, in theology, catechetics, liturgy and the style and content of seminary training, with a special interest in ecumenism.’
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