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Articles from the Most Recent Issue

Communicating Christ for a New Evangelization
By Dr. James Pauley
Free Welcome to Franciscan University’s new catechetical journal! As we commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the founding of our academic Catechetics program, we offer this quarterly journal to the wider catechetical community . It is this generous community and those they serve who are particularly integral to the Church’s hope for carrying out... Read more
What is the New Evangelization?
By Ralph Martin
The stated focus of The Catechetical Review is: Communicating Christ for a New Evangelization. For its inaugural issue, I thought it fitting to give a clear answer to a question often asked by many, even in cathechetical circles, “What exactly is the new evangelization?” Some Background The Council Fathers of Vatican II placed significant emphasis... Read more
A Sanctuary in Time
By André Villeneuve
How the Jewish Celebration of the Sabbath Can Help Us Better Appreciate the Lord’s Day The Jewish Observance of the Sabbath: Pharisaic Legalism? When I first moved to Israel, I was stunned to learn about the many prohibitions that bind orthodox Jews in their observance of the Sabbath day: No driving, no cooking, no watching TV, no phones,... Read more

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