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Diana Dudoit Raiche, Neuhoff Institute for Ministry & Evangelization

Diana Raiche"Liturgical Catechesis and Catholic Identity." 

Liturgy is formative, contributing to Catholic Identity. To make the formative nature of liturgy more explicit, the General Directory for Catechesis and the National Directory for Catechesis highlight the integration of liturgy and catechesis through liturgical catechesis. Such integration draws upon the inductive as well as deductive operations of both liturgy and catechesis. Liturgy as formation depends on an experience of liturgy that includes and goes beyond learning about liturgy. Those who participate in liturgy also need to reflect on the liturgical experience and the languages of liturgy in relation to life experience. Such liturgical language goes beyond official prayers and assembly responses.   READ MORE

Raiche, Diana Dudoit. (2016). "Liturgical Catechesis and Catholic Identity." In Prisms of Faith: Perspectives on Religious Education and the Cultivation of Catholic Identity, edited by Robert E. Alvis and Ryan LaMothe, 90-112. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications/Wipf & Stock Publishers.

 

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