St Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Linlithgow
53 Blackness Road, Linlithgow. Telephone: +44(0)1506 842145

CATHOLIC EDUCATION

Schools

THE VATICAN: CONGREGATION FOR CATHOLIC EDUCATION

Education today is a complex task, which is made more difficult by rapid social, economic, and cultural changes. Its specific mission remains the integral formation of the human person. Children and young people must be guaranteed the possibility of developing harmoniously their own physical, moral, intellectual and spiritual gifts, and they must also be helped to develop their sense of responsibility, learn the correct use of freedom, and participate actively in social life (cf. c. 795 Code of Canon Law [CIC]; c. 629 Code of Canons for the Eastern Churches [CCEO]). A form of education that ignores or marginalises the moral and religious dimension of the person is a hindrance to full education, because “children and young people have a right to be motivated to appraise moral values with a right conscience, to embrace them with a personal adherence, together with a deeper knowledge and love of God.”

http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/ccatheduc/documents/rc_con_ccatheduc_doc_20090505_circ-insegn-relig_en.html

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Linlithgow.

http://www.stjosephsprimary.org/

St Kentigern's Catholic Secondary School.

http://www.stkentigernsacademy.org/

 

RCIA

The RCIA is a communal process and involves a number of stages punctuated by liturgical rites to aid and assist the potential convert toward the final rite, usually at the Easter Vigil at which time they will become full members of the Roman Catholic Church.

http://catechumen.org.uk/
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rite_of_Christian_Initiation_of_Adults
 

Sacramental Preparation

Catechism of The Catholic Church: The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery - THE SEVEN SACRAMENTS OF THE CHURCH

http://www.va/archive/catechism/p2s2c1a2.htm

 

Your on-line resource library for Catholic faith and culture.

http://www.catholiceducation.org/