The Challenge of the Lasallian Catechist in the Late Twentieth-Century United States: One Lasallian Journey

Jeffrey Gros, FSC, Ph.D.

Abstract


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Essentially a case study of the author's life in dialogue with the catechetical mission of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States from the 1950s through 2005, the article presents the catechetical challenges of the individual call to catechetical work and several distintive aspects of Lasallian catechetical heritage. A De La Salle Christian Brother and theologian with specialization in sacramental theology and ecclesiology, combined with decades of leadership in ecumentical catechesis, the author presents a multi-part challenge for effective, strategic Lasallian catechetical leadership in the coming decades. To understand and subsequently to serve the ecumenical catechetical dimension of the Lasallian vocation in a manner that is adapted for the catechetical situation in the U.S. Church today, the author presents nine "continuing realities" of the the U.S. cultural context, and related implications.

Keywords


Catholic catechesis; Lasallian;

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