Developing Disciples of Christ

Developing Disciples of Christ

Understanding the Critical Relationship between Catechesis and Evangelization

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St. Pope John Paul II reminds us in Catechesi Tradendae that catechesis is a moment—“a very remarkable one—in the whole process of evangelization.” In other words, catechesis is an essential part of evangelization, not something separate from it. Therefore, it is critically important that catechetical leaders recognize how to effectively catechize in a way that advances the Church’s primary mission to evangelize. To that end, this third volume of The Effective Catechetical Leader will explore a Catholic understanding of evangelization grounded in Scripture and Tradition, how the New Evangelization supports and enhances today's catechesis, the inseparable nature of content and methodology in catechesis, the absolute importance of adult catechesis, and so much more.​​

The Effective Catechetical Leader series, developed in conjunction with the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership and written by some of the top catechetical leaders in the country, is the only series to encompass all the various aspects of catechetical leadership. This series provides the practical skills, strategies, and approaches that ensure successful parish faith formation in an evangelizing manner, which leads directly to a vibrant Church. From best practices to new approaches for proclaiming God’s word in a rapidly changing world, this groundbreaking series will empower catechetical leaders to excel at everything from administrative duties to effectively catechizing people of all ages within our diverse Church.


Available in Spanish.


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Each book in The Effective Catechetical Leader series comes with 10 worksheets, one per chapter, to help you put into practice what you are learning. Simply enter your information below and you’ll receive an email with instructions on how to download the worksheets.


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Each book in The Effective Catechetical Leader series comes with a training presentation. These training presentations will help you turn what you’re learning into practice, but also assist others in honing their skills as catechetical leaders. Please enter your information below to receive an mail with instructions on how to download these free training presentations.

Julianne Stanz 

Julianne Stanz is a nationally known speaker, retreat leader, storyteller, and the Director of New Evangelization for the Diocese of Green Bay and a consultant to the USCCB Committee on Catechesis and Evangelization.

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Developing Disciples of Christ

Understanding the Critical Relationship between Catechesis and Evangelization

This book centers on the inseparability of evangelism and catechesis, and gives catechetical leaders a proper understanding of their interconnectedness.

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