Need a suggestion for Christmas or Birthday gifts ? Why not a Catholic Bible, or the 'Catechism of the Catholic Church, Second Edition' for anyone over age 16. Bible and YOUCAT or 'Compendium Catechism of the Catholic Church' for teens age 16 and under. A child's catechism for elementary school age children.
Thank you for writing on the 'Year of Faith'. Part of 'Porta Fidei' starting with Pope Benedict's paragraphs #11 is for each of us to read, study and share the "Catechism of the Catholic Church, Second Edition". " Blessed John Paul II wrote: “this catechism will make a very important contribution to that work of renewing the whole life of the Church" " - is also repeated in Porta Fidei. Father Geno Sylva of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for promoting the New Evangelization said: “There are two levels to the New Evangelization. 1) - First is the formation and education of those who