The Study Guide

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Apostolic Constitution (Fidei Depositum) on the Publication
of the Catechism of the Catholic Church

prepared following the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council.
John Paul 11 BishopServant of the Servants of God for Everlasting Memory.
“Therefore, I ask all the Church’s Pastors and the Christian faithful to receive this catechism in a spirit of communion
and to use it assiduously in fulfilling their mission of proclaiming the faith and calling people to the Gospel life.
This catechism is given to them that it may be a sure and authentic reference text for teaching catholic doctrine
and particularly for preparing local catechisms.

3.The Doctrinal Value of the Text p 5

Secondary Education Study Sheets:

The program has been compiled as a Secondary Education Study Guide for Ages 13 – 18yrs. It is to be used in conjunction with the Good News Bible and the new Catechism of the Catholic Church.

PROLOGUE – taken from the Catechism of the Catholic Church p 7
“Father… this is the eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent 1.
God our Saviour desires all men to be saved and come to the knowledge of the truth 2. There is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved 3 than the name of JESUS.”
1. John 17:3,  2. 1 Tim 2:3-4, 3. Acts 4:12

Aim:
To compile a series of workshop papers for students to gain further knowledge of the essence of the teachings in the new Catechism of the Catholic Church. The knowledge gained will assist in nurturing the Faith Development of the individual.

Objectives:
To provide study sheets that guide the student through the ‘cross section’ of the library of the Bible.

To assist the student to gain skills in using the new Catechism of the Catholic Church as a source of reference in researching specific topics of interest.

To guide students to seek with Faith further knowledge of God’s Plan of Salvation.

Sample worksheets from the program

Section A.
Introduction, Overview, Definitions & Terminology
1. Introduction:
Aims & Objectives of the Study Guide

2. Overview:
Topic 1 – The Hard Road (Flowchart)
Topic 2 – The Great Battle (Flowchart)
Topic 3 – The Personal Battle (Flowchart)
Topic 4 – The Spiritual Battle (Flowchart)

3. Definitions, Terminology
Evaluation Sheets

Section B.
The Christian Journey

1. The Definition of Sin.
2. Carrying Our Cross
3. Prayer of the Heart
4. Jesus the Son of God
5. Building the Body of Christ (Church)

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Section C.
The Library of the Bible (Historical Road of Salvation)

1. God created the World (Genesis 1)
2. The Fall – Sin entered through Adam & Eve (Genesis 3)
3. Noah – The Great Flood (Genesis 6)
4. Abraham  – The Faith Test (Genesis 22)
5. Moses – The Ten Commandments (Exodus 3)
6. The Prophets of the Old Testament (Numbers 11) – John the Baptist (Matthew 3)
7. Jesus the Saviour – The Life of Jesus Gospels – (NEW TESTAMENT Matthew, Mark, Luke & John)
8. The Teachings of Jesus – Parables (Matthew 13)
9.The Gifts of the Holy Spirit – Pentecost (Acts 2)
10. The Fruits of the Holy Spirit – Spiritual Nature (Galatians 5:22-23)
11. The Acts of the Apostles – Building the Body of Christ (Romans 12)
12. Waiting for the Second Coming of Jesus (2 Thessalonians 2)
13.  John’s Vision of Christ (Revelation 1)

Start your journey today !
John 21:17
The third time he said to him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, “Do you love me?” He said, “Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my sheep”.