Marc has written another great post on his blog. Recently, I received a email from one of the big catechetical publishing companies touting their new resource page for DRE's. It stated that the goal of catechesis was imparting a knowledge of the Catholic faith. What? You have to be kidding. This is a means (and not the only means) to the end, not the end in itself. Conversion of hearts to Christ is the goal! It seems to me that the majority of the "industry" still doesn't get that. Maybe it's because they have relied upon a secular educational model too heavily, or perhaps it's difficult to write and market "text books" that have the goal of conversion (over-reliance upon textbooks is a whole other issue. Search Marc's site for his take on that and you will know how I feel as well).
Thanks Marc for another great post. Keep them coming.
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