Baltimore Catechism SetProduct Code: BK2750-1
Since its 1885 debut, the Catechism commissioned by the Third Council of Bishops in Baltimore has instructed generations of Catholic faithful.
With an easy to read question and answer format, the Catechism combines solid Catholic doctrinal teaching with meaningful exposure to Scripture and practical application.
The revival of interest in the Baltimore Catechism reflects Catholics growing realization that a clear, concise presentation of the truths of the Faith is just what people - young and old - need to appreciate, practice and defend Church teaching. Catechists and parents will find this Catechism an invaluable teaching tool as they prepare children and catechumens to receive the Sacraments and lead authentic Catholic lives. Students will find this an uncomplicated and friendly guide to authentic Catholicism.
The Set contains all four of our Baltimore Catechisms; No. 1; No. 2; No. 3 and No. 4 - the Explanation of the Baltimore Catechism (teacher's edition).
The 33 lessons contained in Baltimore Catechism No. 1 present the basics of the Catholic Faith in a manner suitable for First Communicants through fifth graders.
The 37 lessons contained in Baltimore Catechism No. 2 present the fundamentals of the Catholic Faith in a manner suitable for sixth through ninth graders and those preparing for Confirmation.
The lessons contained in Baltimore Catechism No. 3 are intended for students who have received their Confirmation and/or high schoolers. It includes additional questions, definitions, examples, and applications that build upon the content of the original Baltimore Catechism (No. 2).
An Explanation of the Baltimore Catechism can be used as a reference work or teacher's manual for the original Baltimore Catechisms. It is often used as an advanced textbook and is recommended for 6th-9th graders or Confirmation classes. Its fascinating explanations of many little-known questions pertaining to our Faith will reward the questioning reader.