Diocese Of Metuchen Offers Catechism Series For Catholics

PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen will present “What the Catechism of the Catholic Church Teaches About Liturgical Law” Sept. 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, 146 Metlars Lane.

This faith formation event, which will explore what the Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches about liturgy and sacraments – particularly baptism, confirmation, Eucharist and reconciliation – is the first in a series of offerings about what the catechism about a variety of issues held on Thursday evenings that will continue throughout 2012-2013 year.

Msgr. David Fulton, pastor-emeritus of Our Lady of Victories Parish, Baptistown, will be the presenter. Msgr. Fulton is associate professor of Moral Theology and Canon Law at St. Mary’s Seminary, Baltimore, and is Director of Priest Programs at St. Mary’s Center for Continuing Formation. He holds doctorates in moral sacred theology and canon law from the University of St. Thomas Aquinas and Gregorian University, respectively. He has also served in the Diocese of Metuchen as a tribunal judge, promoter of justice, director of continuing education for clergy, theological consultant to the bishop, and consultant for theology and canon law for the New Jersey Catholic Conference.

The program is free and is open to all who want to know more about the authoritative teachings of the Catholic Church. Two credits in spiritual formation will be awarded, and registration is required. For more information, visit diometuchen.org or contact the diocesan Office for Catechesis at 1-732- 562-1990, ext. 1310 or catechesis@diometuchen.org.

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