In 1885, the Catholic bishops of the United States published what we now call the “Baltimore Catechism”. The Catechism was published in three books, as follows:
In this course, we study the first book of the Baltimore Catechism. The course is intended for Catholic children under 8 years old who are preparing for First Communion. Older children should begin Baltimore Catechism II, which includes all of the content of this course.
Please note that we make a printable copy of the text available for parents and students: