Catholic Religious Education: Educating for Faith

  • Thomas GroomeEmail author


The central proposal of this essay is that all Catholic Religious Education (CRE) is to educate for faith. At a minimum this means educating for a Transcendent take on life, encouraging students to reach into an ultimate horizon in order to make sense, find purpose and experience grace. Such a Transcendent perspective is in contrast to a purely immanent view, as if there is no more to life than what we make of it and by our own efforts alone.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Boston CollegeNewtonUSA

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