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#280563 02/28/08 12:27 AM
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Would someone please tell me what catechism is used by the UGCC/Byzatines? Thanks.

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I am sorry. I do not know, but will try to check it out...

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I have just written to an Eastern Rite priest to ask him about a catechism. As soon as I hear from him, I'll send the answer on to you!

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The Catechetical Directory of the UGCC was published in 2000 and is available from several sources, including the St. Josaphat Eparchy's bookstore http://www.stjosaphateparchy.org/Store.html

The UGCC Catechism is being developed by the Patriarchal Catechetical Commission led by His Grace Bishop +Peter (Stasiuk).

Until then there is no official catechism, although in English the most often used is Fr. Casimir Kucharek of blessed memory's Our Faith and The Sacramental Mysteries: A Byzantine Approach. Fr. Casimir was a priest of the Eparchy of Saskatoon. These are solid books and still hold up quite well; I brought my older kids up with these.
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Thank you so much! I will make a note of the titles you have suggested!

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Diak:

Thanks for checking this out for me. Your help is appreciated.

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