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New Catholic Catechism for Adults has been Published Wayne, MI (May 15, 2015) Wonders   of   the   Catholic   Faith    is   the   latest   product   from   St.   Joseph’s   Media,   the   internationally   recognized   publisher   of traditional   Catholic   products.      This   new   release,   a   remarkable   catechism   that   teaches   traditional   Catholic   beliefs   and practices,   addresses   important   contemporary   issues   as   well.      Based   on   the   Catechism   of   the   Council   of   Trent   and   the famous   Baltimore   Catechism,    it    also   draws   from   Sacred   Scripture   and   the   writings   of   the   Popes,   Saints   and   the   Fathers and   Doctors   of   the   Church.      It    is   a   compendium   of   dogmatic   theology   (teachings   of   the   Church),   moral   theology (practical   application   of   the   10   Commandments),   apologetics   (defense   of   the   Faith   against   heresy),   history   of   the   Bible and   Catholic   practices,   liturgy   (detailed   explanation   of   the   Mass   and   Sacraments),   ascetical   theology   (principles   of   the spiritual life), and the application of these to our lives today. Wonders   of   the   Catholic   Faith    was   written   by   Fr.   Francisco   Radecki   to   fill   a   need   for   a   current,   adult   catechism.      The process   of   writing   began   by   recording   more   than   40   sermons   on   the   basic   topics   that   were   determined   all   Catholics needed   to   know.      These   were   further   researched   and   expanded   to   include   areas   of   special   concern   and   importance today.      In   addition,   Father   Radecki’s   high   school   theology   students   further   researched   the   topics   and   wrote   questions for each chapter.  Their input helped ensure the appropriateness of its use for ages 16 and up. Concise   yet   complete,   this   book   is   a    practical    guide    for   today’s   Catholics    and    those    interested    in   the   Faith.      It   not   only explains   the   teachings   of   the   Church   in   a   logical,   scriptural   manner,   but   also   shows   how   to   get   to   Heaven,   which   is, after   all,   our   ultimate   goal.   Filled   with   inspirational   stories,   Wonders   of   the   Catholic   Faith    keeps   the   readers’   interest and   makes   the   Faith   come   alive.      Each   paragraph   is   packed   with   information   that   lends   itself   to   discussion   and reflection.      An   excellent   resource   for   the   classroom,   it   is   perfect   for   adults,   high   school   students   and   coverts,   as   well   as homeschoolers   and   catechism   groups.      Containing   copious   footnotes   and   a   list   of   resources   as   well   as   more   than   200 study   questions,   it   can   be   used   for   individual   study,   or   in   a   classroom   setting.   Priests   can   also   use   it   to   prepare   sermons and give instructions. Forty-three   chapters   cover   everything   from   Creation   to   eschatology,   while   the   chapter   questions   help   students   and adults   understand   Christ’s   teachings   and   refute   the   errors   of   today.   Its   seemingly   short   length   of   160   pages   is   deceptive as   it   contains   everything   a   Catholic   should   know   about   the   Faith,   and   answers   nearly   every   question   a   person   could pose   from   the   correctness   of   the   theory   of   evolution   and   the   Big   Bang   Theory,   to   why   God   allows   war,   suffering,   death, and financial difficulties. This   adult   catechism   could   be   considered   “Catholic   belief   made   simple,”   since   it   describes   in   clear,   concise   language the   major   beliefs   of   the   Faith,   while   also   delving   into   specific   practices   and   devotions.   The   important   relationship between   Catholic   belief   and   practice   is   also   thoroughly   examined   as   are   the   origin   of   the   Bible   and   the   importance   of Apostolic Tradition. Wonders of the Catholic Faith is available from St. Joseph’s Media