This companion volume to the popular Handbook for Today's Catholic addresses issues relevant to 21st century teenagers. The breezy, friendly tone discusses serious issues in a teen appropriate manner. Major section confirm Catholic doctrine, practices, prayers, and the theology behind them. The book ends with a direct and lively discussion of Catholic Christian moral issues that doesn't avoid the hard topics like violence, media, sex, substance abuse, and issues of conscience. This book is an invitation for Catholic teens to take the next step into maturity.
Dennis Kurtz, Michaela Hedican O.S.B., Judith Kramer O.S.B.
This invaluable resource for Catholic teenagers covers traditional topics like Catholic doctrine, practices, and prayers, then tackles serious contemporary issues like violence, media, sex, substance abuse, and matters of conscience. Teens will appreciate the Handbook's honest, friendly tone; their parents and teachers will appreciate the conversations it starts. Used alone or with the Handbook for Today's Catholic Teen Activity Notebook, it's the perfect guide on the journey to Catholic Christian adulthood.
Jim Auer taught religion and English to Catholic teens for thirty years. He is currently a full-time writer, speaker, and presenter of workshops and retreats. Most of his sixteen books and approximately four hundred articles and stories have been written for Catholic teens and young adults.