“…let God work through us, to share the Good News despite ourselves and our weakness, in love.”
Today’s antithetical moment was all about me going through Augustine’s First Catechetical Instruction while working on my tan.
Sorry, St. Augustine.
As a Catholic Writer, one of the things I think about a lot is Why be a Catholic Writer When It’s All Been Said Before?
And from that, I don’t back down.
Because it has, and far more substantively than any of us are saying it today. You can spend all the money you want on all the newest BE AN AWESOME CATECHIST GUYS resources, but really, St. Augustine says it better.
I have a couple of print editions of the work, but of course it’s easily available on line.
(Although that translation is older and less understandable than newer versions.)
The genesis of the work is simple and pastoral. A deacon wrote to Augustine seeking help on catechesis – specifically, the stage of catechesis…
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