In Being Catholic by Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk it is described how a bishop is not only a spiritual shepherd, but a teacher. Bishop Pilarczyk teaches in clear, concise language the basic beliefs and practices of Catholics and what shapes a Catholic’s thinking. Being Catholic by Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk discusses how Catholic belief is a matter of knowing, understanding and responding to a story-the true story of God’s love for us. It offers the fundamentals that have to be there if thinking and practicing Catholic are going to have any appeal or make any sense.
Being Catholic by Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk further reflects on the behaviors that express our faith and our membership in the church, such as going to Mass, receiving the sacraments and raising children Catholic. By being a practicing Catholic, we strengthen our behaviors so we can proclaim them to others.