The list author says: "Contemporary religious education is in a state of crisis, one need only look at the empty pews every Sunday. Yet, youngsters are more miserable than ever before. Only the good news of Jesus Christ can provide hope. The following books are absolutely necessary reading for anyone aspiring to teach CCD, RCIA, or run youth ministry."
"Msgr. Kevane complies the Catholic Church's modern statements on catechesis and evangelization. Kevane's Introduction, "The Credo of the People of God," "Evangeli Nuntiandi," and "Catechesi Tradendae" are essenental reading."