Catholic Customs and Traditions: A Popular Guide

A fasinating volume for both pre- and post-vatican II Catholics, and makes an ideal resource for people involved in the RCIA. This is a book that encourages a respect for and enjoyment of varied traditions which give flesh to the Roman Catholic Church This newly revised, expanded edition answers the questions most commonly asked by both Catholics and non-Catholics. Dues outlines traditional Catholic religious history, gives an engaging overview of the rich variety of customs associated with Advent, Christmas, Holy Week, and Lent, and provides a thorough understanding of why Catholics practice their faith the way they do.