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The act or practice of imparting knowledge. It is that part of education which seeks to inform or develop the mind as the foundation for motivating the will. According to St. Thomas Aquinas, instruction is the primary purpose of catechesis.
All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.