The Evangelium Course

A Multimedia Course in the Catholic Faith Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Evangelium Course

A Multimedia Course in the Catholic Faith Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church

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Evangelium is a resource which enables all parishes to run courses for adults on the Catholic Faith. It offers an excellent grounding in the full panorama of Catholic beliefs. A modular resource, it follows the same division as the Catechism of the Catholic Church into Creed, Sacraments, Morals and Prayer.

The three components of the course are published by the Catholic Truth Society:

Participant’s Book

(one per student, containing all the taught material);

Presenter’s Guide

(one for each person giving the presentations);


(containing the twenty-five PowerPoint presentations and hundreds of beautiful images).

Evangelium not only teaches about the Faith. It also gives a rich visual experience of the Faith by means of contemporary multimedia technology and over one hundred of the greatest works of art in Christian history.

This second edition, published in 2008, includes an extensively updated Presenter’s Guide complete with over 80 tough questions and model answers and detailed step-by-step guidance for presenting the PowerPoint slides.

Flexible and adaptable to the needs of your parish

  • Evening courses or study days
  • Short or long courses

Principal Uses

RCIA refresher courses for adults

Other Uses

  • Confirmation preparation
  • Marriage preparation
  • Youth catechesis
  • Sixth-form students
  • Self-instruction


Communicates Catholic teaching

  • Content rigorously reviewed by leading theologians
  • Cross-referenced fully to Scripture, the Catechism  and the new Compendium of the Catechism
  • A sure and faithful presentation of the riches of the Catholic faith

Stimulating Presentations

  • Beautiful religious art is the focus for each lesson
  • Attractive, strongly visual slides
  • Concise, precise wording
  • Enlightening quotations from Scripture and saints
  • Suggested further reading and activities for each module
  • Participant’s Book summarises the presentations, provides references and reinforces learning


The Why? Course

An Introduction to the Catholic Faith in Three Easy Sessions

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The Why? Course

The WHY? course is a simple, three-part introduction to the Catholic Faith that is ideal for colleges, schools, parishes, small groups, or personal study. Each session of the course lasts just one hour, including a 25-minute film of Catholic answers to the questions, “Why God? Why Christ? Why the Church?”

The WHY? consists of just two items: a DVD that contains three short films; an accompanying course book that provides transcripts of interviews during the films, background information, questions for further reflection, answers, explanations of key words and a guide to further reading.

Responding to the call for a new evangelisation, the WHY? course supports:

  • initial evangelisation
  • refresher courses for catholics
  • returning catholics
  • discussion groups in parishes and schools
  • introductions to the faith in marriage preparation
  • First Communion parents
  • Confirmation preparation
  • introductions to in-depth courses, such as Evangelium

The course materials are easy to use and do not require any previous knowledge of the Catholic faith. The WHY? course provides references to Scripture and the Catechism of the Catholic Church for further reading. The WHY? course is a production of the Evangelium Project and St Anthony Communications, in partnership with the Catholic Truth Society.