Saturday, December 11, 2010

Catechism Trivia & History

Do you know the history of how the Catechism of the Catholic Church came to us?  Do you know who was the mastermind behind its text and organization?  Find out here in this post over at Amazing Catechists in my column on some of the trivia about the CCC that most folks have never known.

Here's a tease:

Just for a moment, consider that this global task began in the late 80s before widespread use of email and electronic reference texts and tools existed.  Not only that, you pretty much would want to hire a spiritual Superman for the job, given the impact this work is going to have. 
Imagine the job description:  
Wanted: Excellent communicator with a genius level understanding of Catholic doctrine and theology, coupled with a passionate fidelity to orthodoxy. Candidate should possess a pastor’s heart and concern for those who teach and learn the faith. Success as a published author a must!
There is more here.

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