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- adj. Of or pertaining to catechesis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as catechetic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or involving catechesis
The instruction was almost altogether catechetical, that is, questions on prescribed lessons in the text-books.
Having questioned the whole business of "catechetical" preparation for the new translations yesterday, I must admit that some of the materials he refers to on the USCCB website are very good.
I learned the joy of the sound of the word "catechetical" from this book, and that it meant having to do with instruction in the faith.
On such a basis, moral education is inevitably reduced to some kind of catechetical instruction, or lessons about morals.
The "catechetical" schools, also under the bishop's supervision, prepared young clerics for the priesthood.
Passover and the events commemorated in it; it is a kind of catechetical-liturgical text which admirably summarizes the profound meaning of that feast.
The script which relates to the patron of the church, Mary, the Mother of God, Mother of the Church is also a wonderful tradition in the spirit of our tradition, and is also catechetical.
How then could its narrative have a catechetical value?
But I know from hearing of the experiences of students in Cambridge, which can hardly be wholly untypical in this respect, that they have great difficulty as a consequence in making theological use of the Old Testament and, if they are ordinands, getting any idea of how it might be used in preaching or in the catechetical activity of the Church.
Jesus met needs that were not necessarily catechetical.
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