School-age children should receive formal and systematic catechesis in a parish-based catechetical program, a Catholic school, or a program of home-based catechesis in which the content of the faith and the experience of Christian life is presented authentically and completely.
- Nat'l Directory for Catechesis 203-4
Youth in the Church
The Church and world need the faith, gifts, energy, and fresh ideas of young people. . . . We must ensure that young people are well equipped for their special mission in the world.
-Renewing the Vision: A Framework for Catholic Youth Ministry
While the catechesis offered within the family is ordinarily informal, unstructured, and spontaneous, it is no less crucial for the development of the child's faith... Parents are catechists precisely because they are parents.
-National Directory for Catechesis
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