Catechesis for Life in Christ

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Catechesis for Life in Christ by Mind Map: Catechesis for Life in Christ

1. Objectives of the catechist

1.1. To reveal Christ

1.2. To fulfil God's Plan

1.3. Communion with Jesus Christ

1.3.1. United with the Holy Trinity and the Body of Christ (Church)

2. General Directory for Catechesis (1997)

2.1. Decription of six fundamental tasks of catechesis for guidance

3. Catechism of the Catholic Church (1994)

3.1. Description of the key teachings to inform the fundamental tasks

4. Moral Formation

4.1. Conversion to Christ

4.1.1. Involves confession of faith, conversion to Christian moral principles in lived experiences and surrendering old self for new self in Christ

5. Implications for Teaching and Learning

5.1. Exploring Christian virtues for moral catechesis of children (Gallagher, 1998)

5.2. Virtues need to be nurtured, used and practiced to become part of the nature of the children

5.3. Use of Scripture stories (the Gospels)

5.4. Exploring role models of Christian life

5.5. Stories with moral dilemmas

6. Virtue

6.1. Habitual and firm disposition to do the good

6.2. Human Virtues

6.2.1. Prudence, Justice, Fortitude and Temperance

6.3. Theological Virtues

6.3.1. Faith, Hope and Charity (Love)