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Catholic Catechism Lessons


Welcome to the study of the Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Catechism of the Catholic Church is divided into four parts, sometimes called the “Four Pillars” of the Church.

Part One ― The Creed: The Faith Professed
Part Two ― The Sacraments: The Faith Celebrated
Part Three ― Christian Morality: The Faith Lived
Part Four― Prayer: The Faith Prayed


1. The Catechism of the Catholic Church
2. The United States Catholic Catechism for Adults
3. Catholic Christianity — Peter Kreeft
4. Fr. McBride’s College Catechism — Alfred McBride, O. Praem.
5. Essentials of the Faith — Alfred McBride, O. Praem.
6. This is our Faith — Michael Francis Pennock
7. Our Catholic Faith — Michael Francis Pennock
8. The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth — Brian Singer-Towns
9. The Essential Catholic Catechism — Alan Schreck

American Bishops publish an online version of the Catechism of the Catholic Church
ROME REPORTS (1:01) – Click on image above to learn more about the online United States Catholic Catechism for Adults, a reference book with over 700 pages. Thanks to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), you can access it using the links in the left column (desktop/ipad) on each page in this section.

The Creed: Faith Professed

Divine Revelation and Our Faith Response

Sacred Scripture, Sacred Tradition and the Church

The Mystery of God

Creation of All that is Visible and Invisible

Jesus I: Son of God and Son of Mary, Fully Human and Fully Divine

Jesus II: Salvation in Christ, His Death, Resurrection and Ascension

The Holy Spirit, Our Divine Guide and Strength

The Church I: The Sacrament of God’s Love and Salvation

The Church II: The Four Marks of the Church

Mary the Mother of Jesus and the Mother of the Church

Our Eternal Destiny

The Sacraments: Faith Celebrated

Introduction to the Liturgy and the Sacraments

Baptism and Confirmation

The Eucharist


Anointing of the Sick

Holy Orders

Holy Matrimony

Morality: Faith Lived

Foundations of Catholic Morality I

Foundations of Catholic Morality II

First and Second Commandments: Putting God First

Third and Fourth Commandments: Rest, Community Worship & Family Life

Fifth Commandment: Promoting a Culture of Life

Sixth and Ninth Commandments: Sexual Morality

Seventh and Tenth Commandments: A Faith that Does Justice

The Eight Commandment: Witnesses to the Truth

Prayer: Faith Prayed

Prayer I

Prayer II: The Lord’s Prayer

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