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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of catechize.

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Examples

  • The Gospel was written, as is gathered from the prologue (i, 1-4), for the purpose of giving Theophilus (and others like him) increased confidence in the unshakable firmness of the Christian truths in which he had been instructed, or "catechized" -- the latter word being used, according to Harnack, in its technical sense.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • Supreme Court with "catechized" justices, a strategy almost certain to backfire, they should content themselves with modest, competent justices who are free of ideological bias, and all the while keep their eyes on the real prize: "public sentiment."

    On Abortion: A Lincolnian Position

  • But he would not try to fill the Court with new, "catechized" justices (a process to which he thought Douglas had been party regarding the Illinois state bench).

    On Abortion: A Lincolnian Position

  • Historian Anderson, of course, knows of countless cases of harassment of census workers, even dating as far back as 1890, when The New York Times reported about a citizen tired of being "catechized" by a census taker, who "grew more angry … until in a white heat he pitched into the servitor of the Government and threw him bodily out of the house, applying abusive epithets to him and insulting him in a manner that was anything but befitting the dignity of the position of the enumerator."

    Anti-Census Sentiment

  • "catechized" every Sabbath afternoon, is illustrative of the usual method of instructing young people of the parish in the Church

    Religious Life of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century The Faith of Our Fathers

  • The weird Scottish Calvinist Sir Archibald Johnston, who catechized his wife in bed, gets half a chapter to himself.

    Pens at the Ready

  • I assure you I have not been so catechized since I was a baby: he seemed to wish to find himself allied to the Poet, as he was pleased to call you.

    Letter 156

  • Or: A short vignette describing what happens when young, poorly catechized Catholics rely on emotions and the MSM to form their "thoughts" about things they should know something about, but — alas! — do not.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • I find the comment by Mike of Vermont to be a typical response from an insufficiently catechized & most likely, cradle Catholic.

    The State of Connecticut attacks the Catholic Church

  • "I find the comment by Mike of Vermont to be a typical response from an insufficiently catechized & most likely, cradle Catholic."

    The State of Connecticut attacks the Catholic Church

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