The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth, by Singer-Towns, Brian
- ISBN: 9780884899877 | 088489987X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/28/2008
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The Ad Hoc Committee to Oversee the Use of the Catechism, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has found this catechetical text, copyright 2008, to be in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth, Second Edition is an understandable and down-to-earth guide to all things Catholic. This book is an eye-opener and a page-turner, whether you are brushing up on specific Catholic terms and concepts or learning them for the first time. Second edition contains everything that people loved about the first edition, including structure of the book to parallel the Catechism of the Catholic Church 37 content rich chapters divided into 4 parts on creed, liturgy and sacraments, morality, and Christian prayer full-color photos that illustrate the books content and range from saints photos, early and contemporary art, photos of modern day symbols of living the Catholic faith Did You Know? Sidebars Live It! sidebars Looking Back sidebars Saintly Profiles sidebars Glossary Patron Saints List brief summary of Catholic beliefs timeline of Catholic historical events index of key words and terms New in the second edition! minor editing of content over 50 new "For Further Reflection" questions an illustrated guide to Catholic signs and symbols an index of questions frequently asked by teens that directs readers to the pages where they can explore answers updated statistics items helpful for the preparation of Confirmation, including an overview of the rite of Confirmation, the consecratory prayer used in the rite of Confirmation , the consecratory prayer used in the blessing of chrism the timeline has been expanded from 4 to 6 pages to make it easier to read