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The Fourth Commandment

Fourth Commandment

What is the fourth Commandment? The fourth Commandment is, ‘Honour your father and your mother.’ What are we commanded by the fourth Commandment? By the fourth Commandment we are commanded to love, reverence, and obey our parents in all that is not sin. Are we commanded to obey our parents only? We are commanded to obey, not only our parents, ...

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The Third Commandment

third Commandment

What is the third Commandment? The third Commandment is ‘Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.’ What are we commanded by the third Commandment? By the third Commandment we are commanded to keep the Sunday holy. How are we to keep the Sunday holy? We are to keep the Sunday holy by hearing Mass and resting from servile works. ...

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The Second Commandment

second Commandment

What is the second Commandment? The second Commandment is, ‘You shall not take the name of the Lord Your God in vain’. What are we commanded by the second Commandment? By the second Commandment we are commanded to speak with reverence of God and all holy persons and things, and to keep our lawful oaths and vows. What does the ...

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The First Commandment

First Commandment

What is the first Commandment? The first Commandment is, ‘I am Yahweh your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. You shall have no gods except me. You shall not make yourself a carved image or any likeness of anything in heaven, or on the earth beneath or in the waters ...

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CHARITY

charity

What is Charity? Charity is a supernatural gift of God by which we love God above all things, and our neighbour as ourselves for God’s sake. Why must we love God? We must love God because he is infinitely good in himself and infinitely good to us. How do we show that we love God? We show that we love ...

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Prayer

Prayer

What is prayer? Prayer is the raising up of the mind and heart to God. How do we raise up our mind and heart to God? We raise up our mind and heart to God by thinking of God; by adoring, praising, and thanking him; and by begging of him all blessings for soul and body. Do those pray well ...

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Hope and Grace

Hope and Grace

Hope and Grace Will Faith alone save us? Faith alone will not save us without good works; we must also have Hope and Charity. What is Hope? Hope is a supernatural gift of God, by which we firmly trust that God will give us eternal life and all means necessary to obtain it, if we do what he requires of ...

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The First African Pope

Pope Victor 1

Pope Victor I, was a bishop of Rome, The First African Pope, in history of the Catholic Church, during the late second century. The date of birth of St. victor is unknown, but we do know that he was Pope from 26 May 189 – 28 July 199 (10 years, 63 days). There is a Second Africa Pope How do we know he was pope? The Liber Pontificalis (“Book ...

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The Eleventh and Twelfth Article of the Creed

resurrection

What is the eleventh article of the Creed? The eleventh article of the Creed is, ‘the resurrection of the body‘. What do you mean by ‘the resurrection of the body’? By ‘the resurrection of the body’ I mean that we shall rise again with the same bodies at the day of judgment’. The Twelfth Article of the Creed What is ...

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The Tenth Article of the Creed

the forgiveness of sins

What is the tenth article of the Creed? The tenth article of the Creed is, ‘the forgiveness of sins’. What do you mean by ‘the forgiveness of sins’? By the forgiveness of sins I mean that Christ has left the power of forgiving sins to the Pastors of his Church. (John 20:23) By what means are sins forgiven? Sins are ...

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