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FAITH CHAPTER ONE: CATECHISM OF THE CHRISTAIN DOCTRINE

CATECHISM

CATECHISM OF THE CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE The Catechism of the Catholic Church (Penny Catechism) is a small book consist of series of questions and answers. What I will do as a teacher, is to present the questions and answers to you and give you some explanation for deeper understanding.I told you in my previous post, that the teaching of the church are based on three ...

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The Creator and the creatures

Baltimore Catechism

The Creator and the creatures Creator and creature What do we mean when we say that God is the Creator of heaven and earth? When we say that God is the Creator of heaven and earth we mean that He made all things from nothing by His almighty power. I am the Lord God, that make all things, that alone ...

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The Trinitarian God

Baltimore Catechism

One God…but three persons? The Trinitarian God Is there only one God? Yes, there is only one God. I am the Lord, and there is none else: there is no God besides me. (Isaiah 45:5) How many Persons are there in God? In God there are three Divine Persons – the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. Going, therefore, ...

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What is the Bible?

Baltimore Catechism

What is the Bible? What do we mean when we say that God has revealed these truths to us? When we say that God has revealed these truths to us we mean that He has made them known to certain persons, to be announced to their fellow men as the word of God. What is the Bible? The Bible is ...

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The Supreme Being

Baltimore Catechism

God The Supreme Being What do we mean when we say that God is the Supreme Being? When we say that God is the Supreme Being we mean that He is above all creatures, the self-existing and infinitely perfect Spirit. I am the First, and I am the Last, and besides me there is no God. (Isaiah 44:6) What is ...

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How to get to heaven?

Baltimore Catechism

How to get to heaven? Why did God make us? God made us to show forth His goodness and to share with us His everlasting happiness in heaven.   Eye has not seen nor ear heard, nor has it entered into the heart of man, what things God has prepared for those who love him. (I Corinthians 2:9)    [further ...

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History of Lent

Lent

The word Lent itself is derived from the Anglo-Saxon words lencten, meaning “Spring,” and lenctentid, which literally means not only “Springtide” but also was the word for “March,” the month in which the majority of Lent falls. History of Lent Ash Wednesday is one of the most popular and important holy days in the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, ...

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Catechism of Christian Doctrine: Catechism of the Catholic Church

CATECHISM

Catechism of Christian Doctrine The summary of the catechism of the Christian doctrine can be divided into three main headings; which are, FAITH HOPE and, CHARITY (LOVE) Catechism of Christian Doctrine: Catechism of the Catholic Church FAITH Faith has to do with your trust. Or as the church defines is “ A supernatural gift from God that enable us to ...

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19 Prayers for this Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is one of the most popular and important holy days in the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer. Ash Wednesday takes place 46 days before Easter Sunday, and is cheifly observed by Catholics, although many other Christians observe it too. Ash Wednesday comes from the ancient Jewish tradition of penance and fasting. ...

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THE EIGHTH ARTICLE OF THE CREED

The Creed

THE EIGHTH ARTICLE OF THE CREED I believe in the I believe in the Holy Spirit. KEY: (Q) = Question         (A) = Answer        (E) = Explanation   77. (Q) What is the eighth article of the creed? (A) The eighth article of the creed is, I believe in the Holy Spirit. (E) The ...

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