Open Wide the Doors to Christ: Discovering Catholicism: Catechist’s Manual
Open Wide the Doors to Christ, is a powerful tool for both teachers and students of the Catholic faith. As an excellent resource for RCIA and Adult Faith Formation, this insightful book discusses the basics of the Catholic faith and how we can live it fully.
Presented in a way that adults from all walks of life can understand, the book challenges readers to dig deeper and to continue to grow in their understanding of Christ and the Catholic Church.
Following the general outline of The Catechism of the Catholic Church, Open Wide the Doors to Christ discusses
- The Creed
- Divine Revelation
- Sacred Scripture
- The Sacraments
- Human Life Issues
- Catholic Social Teaching
- The Role of Laity and more.
The Catechist’s Manual is a user-friendly, practical, and comprehensive tool tool for the RCIA Director, team, and catechist. It provides detailed teaching outlines, prayers, and reflection questions for each topic that corresponds to the Participant’s Book. Also includes an introduction to catechesis in RCIA and many more helpful tools. The Open Wide the Doors to Christ: Catechist’s Manual also comes with a CD containing reproducible handouts and catechist’s aids.
About the Author
Lucas Pollice is the director of Adult Catechesis and RCIA for the Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas. He has taught RCIA for over ten years and is a regular speaker at catechetical conferences. He holds a BA in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville and Master of Theological Studies from St. Mary’s College of Ave Maria University. Lucas resides in Grand Prairie, Texas, with his wife, Mary, and children.