The Catechism is broken into four sections. It starts with the Creed, which is the backbone, the skeleton of the deposit of faith. Then we have the Sacraments, the nervous system, the way that we experience God. Add to that Morality, the muscles we need to be strong enough to live a holy life. But it all comes together in Prayer, the life blood we need to have a relationship with God.

Put them all together, and we have a living person- Jesus Christ, the image of the invisible God and the goal of all catechesis. The more we know about Him, the more we’re able to love Him and be like Him.

The Pursuit

I fled him, down the nights and down the days. I fled him, down the arches of the years. I fled him, down the labyrinthine ways of my own mind and in the midst of tears. I hid from him…

Based on “The Hound of Heaven” by Francis Thompson, this narrative short film, directed by Bonnie Gruesen and starring Ruby Kaye, was produced by Outside da Box in collaboration with the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. It is the first installment of the 48-film V-CAT (video catechism) series for teens. Films will be released monthly from October 2012 – September 2016.

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Joy Story

In the hands of young Aaron, the nativity figurines (especially the angel) are transformed into first century action figures. After his mother gently guides Aaron away from that activity, the story of Jesus comes to life in that manger and an unusual participant in the scene learns about the important role Mary played in the salvation of the world.

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