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Rule of Life

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What rule of life must we follow if we hope to be saved? If we hope to be saved, we must follow the rule of life taught by Jesus Christ. What are we bound to do by the rule of life taught by Jesus Christ? By the rule of life taught by Jesus Christ we are bound always to hate ...

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Theological Virtues

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Which are the Theological Virtues? The Theological Virtues are ‘Faith, Hope, and Charity’. (1 Cor. 13:13) Why are they called Theological Virtues? They are called Theological Virtues because they relate immediately to God. What are the chief mysteries of Faith which every Christian is bound to know? The chief mysteries of Faith which every Christian is bound to know are ...

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The Sacrament of Holy Order and Matrimony

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What is the Sacrament of Holy Order? Holy Order is the Sacrament by which bishops, priests, and other ministers of the Church are ordained, and receive power and grace to perform their sacred duties. Matrimony What is the Sacrament of Matrimony ? Matrimony is the Sacrament which sanctifies the contract of a Christian marriage, and gives a special grace to ...

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Sacrament: Anointing of the Sick

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  What is the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick? This Sacrament is the anointing of the sick with holy oil, accompanied with prayer. When is the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick given? The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is given when we are in danger of death by sickness. What are the effects of the ...

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Sacrament of Penance

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What is the Sacrament of Penance? Penance is a Sacrament whereby the sins, whether mortal or venial, which we have committed after Baptisin are forgiven. Does the Sacrament of Penance increase the grace of God in the soul? The Sacrament of Penance increases the grace of God in the soul, besides forgiving sin; we should, therefore, often go to confession. ...

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Sacrament of The Holy Eucharist

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What is the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist? The Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist is the true Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, together with his Soul and Divinity, under the appearances of bread and wine. How are the bread and wine changed into the Body and Blood of Christ? The bread and wine are changed into the Body and ...

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Sacrament of Confirmation

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What is Confirmation? Confirmation is a Sacrament by which we receive the Holy Spirit, in order to make us strong and perfect Christians and soldiers of Jesus Christ. Who is the ordinary minister of Confirmation? The ordinary minister of Confirmation is a Bishop. How does the Bishop administer the Sacrament of Confirmation? The Bishop administers the Sacrament of Confirmation by ...

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Sacrament of Confirmation

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What is Confirmation? Confirmation is a Sacrament by which we receive the Holy Spirit, in order to make us strong and perfect Christians and soldiers of Jesus Christ. Who is the ordinary minister of Confirmation? The ordinary minister of Confirmation is a Bishop. How does the Bishop administer the Sacrament of Confirmation? The Bishop administers the Sacrament of Confirmation by ...

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Sacrament of Baptism

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What is Baptism? Baptism is a Sacrament which cleanses us from original sin, makes us Christians, children of God, and members of the Church. Does Baptism also forgive actual sins? Baptism also forgives actual sins, with all punishment due to them. when it is received in proper dispositions by those who have been guilty of actual sin. Who is the ...

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THE SACRAMENTS

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Introduction What is a Sacrament? A Sacrament is an outward sign of inward grace, ordained by Jesus Christ, by which grace is given to our souls. Do the Sacraments always give grace? The Sacraments always give grace to those who receive them worthily. Whence have the Sacraments the power of giving grace? The Sacraments have the power of giving grace ...

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