Foundational Church Documents

Evangelization in the Modern World – Evangelii nuntiandi (EN)
The Church’s foundational document on what she means by evangelization (Pope Paul VI)


Catechesis in our Time – Catechesi tradendae (CT)
A very short, accessible, and inspirational explanation of the essence of catechesis (St. John Paul II)


General Directory for Catechesis (GDC)
The Church’s “guidebook” for catechesis (Congregation for Clergy)


Declaration on Christian Education – Gravissimum educationis (GE)
The declaration on education from the Second Vatican Council


The Catholic School (CS)
The Purpose and mission of the Catholic School (Congregation for Education)