In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.
"In Roman Catholic parishes throughout not only the Diocese of Rochester, New York, but also around the United States and Canada, parish-based catechetical formation in preparation for sacramental celebration is losing ground in favor of the family-based model, where the parents fulfill their roles as the primary educators of their children."
"Roman Catholic Sacramental Preparation: For Kids Only?,"
Verbum: Vol. 3
, Article 2.
Available at: http://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/verbum/vol3/iss2/2