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Welcome to The Catechetical Review, an international quarterly catechetical journal primarily written for Directors of Religious Education, catechetical leaders, religious educators, youth ministers, RCIA coordinators and anyone involved in faith formation. Its contributors, who aim to help in the formation of all those in a position to hand on the faith, come from academic catechetics faculties and “from the field”.

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Articles from the Most Recent Issue

Inspired Through Art: After First Communion by Carl Frithjof Smith, 1892
By Blair Piras
Norwegian painter, Carl Frithjof Smith, is not a well-known artist today. Despite his lack of fame, his art is beautiful and worthy of recognition and study. Smith lived and worked for all of his adult life in Germany, until his death in 1917. After studying at the then thriving Academy of Fine Art in Munich, Smith took a teaching position in... Read more
From the Shepherds: Rejoice and Be Glad
By Archbishop Alfred Hughes
Free In early April 2018, Pope Francis released his Apostolic Exhortation Rejoice and Be Glad , in which he invites us to respond generously to God’s invitation to holiness of life. We are called to be holy disciples of the Lord; but we need to learn from the witness of saints who have gone before us, not just officially canonized saints but also... Read more
The Spiritual Life: Magnanimity—The Forgotten Virtue that Today's World Needs
By Ryan Hanning
A brief survey of our world should be evidence enough that we are sorely in need of virtue. In need of a disposition for the good, beautiful, and true, as well as strength to choose them over what is bad, ugly, and false. Even within our own personal lives, the call to holiness requires both supernatural grace (what God does) and human virtue (... Read more

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