Buch: YOUCAT for Kids, Deutsch
YOUCAT for Kids Hardcover

Der Katechismus für Kinder und Eltern

YOUCAT for Kids ist eine einladende und einfach verständliche Einführung in die Glaubenslehre der Katholischen Kirche für Kinder (8-12 Jahre). Lustige Zeichnungen regen die Kinder zum Erkunden und Fragen an. Dadurch eröffnet sich ein spannendes Gespräch mit Kindern über Jesus, die Sakramente, das Gebet etc. Zusätzlich gibt es für Eltern und Lehrer zu jeder Frage noch interessante Hintergrundinformationen. Das Buch wurde in mehrjähriger Praxis erprobt, von der Glaubenskongregation in Rom geprüft und von der Österreichischen Bischofskonferenz offiziell herausgegeben.

  • Geschenkausgabe in edler Halbleinen-Ausstattung 240 Seiten
  • Autoren P. Martin Barta, Michaela von Heereman, Bernhard Meuser, Michael Scharf, Clara Steber, Christoph Weiss
  • Auflage 1 (30. Januar 2019)
  • ISBN-13 978-3-945148-23-5
Table of content
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Index of keywords

Children discover the Catholic faith

  • Reading book for the transmission of faith
  • Funny illustrations
  • Suitable for preparing for First Communion

Interesting for adults

  • Easy to understand language
  • Numerous childlike illustrations
  • On each page also background information for adults

Tested and officially approved

  • Testet and optimized for several years with families, schools and communion groups
  • Approval by German-speaking bishops and Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in Rome
  • Preface and recommendation by Pope Francis

Pope Foreword

Papst Franziskus
Dear children, Dear parents!

When flipping through the pages of YOUCAT for KIDS, I come across questions children ask their parents and catechists millions of times. That is why I consider this catechism as useful as the big Catechism, in which you can find answers to the most important questions of life: Where does this world come from? Why do I exist?

How and why shall we live here? What happens after death? YOUCAT for KIDS is a catechism very different from the one I used to have. YOUCAT for KIDS is suitable for children and parents to spend time together and, in doing so, discover God’s love more and more.

Tips for Using


Interview with Michaela von Heereman on how to use YOUCAT for Kids

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do we need another catechism for children - the YOUCAT for Kids? Aren’t there enough faith books for children already?

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How to read YOUCAT for Kids with children?

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