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A catechism of Christian Doctrine :

prepared and enjoined by order of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore.
Main Creator: Catholic Church. Plenary Council of Baltimore 1884)
In collection: Stephen Griffin Collection
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: Boston, Mass. ; Flynn & Mahony, [1885].
Notes:"Published by ecclesiastical authority."

The Baltimore Catechism was the de facto standard Catholic school text in the USA from 1885 to the late 1960s. It was the first such catechism written for Catholics in North America, replacing a translation of Bellarmine's Small Catechism. In response to criticisms, various editions include annotations or other modifications. The Baltimore Catechism remained in use in nearly all Catholic schools until many moved away from catechism-based education, though it is still used up to this day in some. The 37 lessons contained in Baltimore Catechism No. 2 present the fundamentals of the Catholic Faith in a manner suitable for sixth through ninth graders and those preparing for Confirmation.

Physical description: 72 pages ; 15 cm.

Cover title: Catechism of Christian Doctrine. Prepared and enjoined by order of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore, No. 2.

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