Writing: A Tool for Teaching Confirmation

Rolf and Nancy Olson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/1990

Issue: Catechism and Lectionary (Vol. 10, No 1, Winter, 1990)

As we who regularly try to improve our methods and effectiveness at communicating the gospel to young people, evaluating and modifying our approach and materials is probably the rule rather than the exception. As we change parishes, we often see the need to adapt our approach and materials to the new setting. As our own lives change, old methods may not fit as well any more. In this article we attempt to explain one method of teaching that other confirmation instructors might find helpful. It has been used with two different curricula in over half of the class sessions. The method is adaptable and effective in helping confirmands process and own their Christian faith.

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