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Leadership Institute Resources

 

Vatican Web Site

Scripture: New American Bible

Documents of the Universal Church

Catechism of the Catholic Church (2nd ed.). Libreria Editrice Vaticana—United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2000.

Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Libreria  Editrice Vaticana—United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2006.

Papal Documents

Paul VI. Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation On Evangelization in the Modern World (Evangelii Nuntiandi), 1975.

† John Paul II. Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities (Ex Corde Ecclesiae), 1990.

John Paul II. Directory for the Application of Principles and Norms on Ecumenism, 1993.

John Paul II. Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation On Catechesis in our Time, (Catechesi Tradendae), 1979.

† John Paul II. Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Ecclesia in America, 1999.

John Paul II. Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation On the Vocation and the Mission of the Lay Faithful in the Church and in the World (Christifideles Laici), 1988.

Benedict XVI. International Synod of Bishops Lineamenta: Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church, 2008.

Documents from Vatican Offices or Congregations

† Congregation for Catholic Education. The Catholic School, 1977.

† Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2004.

Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. Directory for Masses With Children, 1973.

Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. Directory on Popular Piety and the Liturgy—Principles and Guidelines, 2001.

† Congregation for the Clergy. General Directory for Catechesis. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1997.

† Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. General Instruction of the Roman Missal (Third Typical Edition) Including Adaptations for the Dioceses of the United States of America. © Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2002.

Congregation for Catholic Education. Religious Dimension of Education in a Catholic School, 1988.

† Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, 1972.

Documents from the USCCB

Catechetical Formation in Chaste Living: Guidelines for Curriculum Design & Publication. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2008.

Coworkers in the Vineyard of the Lord. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2005.

Doctrinal Elements of a Curriculum Framework for the Development of Catechetical Materials for Young People of High School Age. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops,2008.

Empowered by the Spirit: Campus Ministry Faces the Future. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1985.

Ex Corde Ecclesiae Applications for the Church in the U.S. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1999.

Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2007.

Go & Make Disciples: A National Plan and Strategy for Catholic Evangelization in the United States. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1992.

Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1995.

National Directory for Catechesis. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2005.

† Department of Education. Leader’s Guide to Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us—A Pastoral Plan for Adult Faith formation in the United States. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2000.

Pastoral Statement of U.S. Catholic Bishops on Persons with Disabilities. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, revised 1989.

Subcommittee on the Catechism. Protocol for Assessing the Conformity of Catechetical Materials with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1997.

Renewing Our Commitment to Catholic Elementary & Secondary Schools in the Third Millennium. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2005.

Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 1997.

Sharing Catholic Social Teaching:  Challenges and Directions. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops,1998.

Sons & Daughters of the Light: A Pastoral Plan for Ministry with Young Adults. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops,1997.

To Teach As Jesus Did: A Pastoral Message on Catholic Education. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops,1972.

United States Catholic Catechism for Adults. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops,2006.

Welcome and Justice for Persons with Disabilities. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops,1999.

N.B. Those resources that are marked with a cross ( ) are available from USCCB Publishing. Call toll-free 800-235-8722 (call 202-722-8716 in the Washington metropolitan area).

Additional Reading Suggested by Sponsors and/or Presenters
(listed according to Institute topics)

Marthaler, Berard L., O.F.M. Conv., S.T.D., Ph.D., Rev. The Nature, Tasks and Scope of the Catechetical Ministry: A Digest of Recent Church Documents. Washington, DC: National Catholic Educational Association; 2008.


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