Beliefs

Beliefs of the Catholic Church.

Great Ideas for Advent

Advent is the season of preparation for Christmas. It is a waiting period for the celebration of the anniversary of Jesus coming into the world. Here are some great ideas for you (and your family) to get into the spirit of Advent!

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Homework on Sundays

One of the Ten Commandments is to keep the Sabbath day holy. The Catholic Church teaches that this means first and foremost going to Mass if possible. Another characteristic of keeping the Sabbath day holy involves resting from work.   So if you’re in school, is it okay to do homework on Sundays? The Catechism …

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The Role of the Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Catechism of the Catholic Church is a teaching tool. It is a concise explanation of Catholic beliefs. The Catechism includes quotations from many papal encyclicals, church council documents, and the Scriptures. It refers to these as reference points for Catholic teachings. Although it is important, the Catechism is not considered a sacred text like …

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Indulgences

An indulgence is the remission (removal) of temporal punishment for sin in response to certain prayers or spiritual works. In common parlance an indulgence would reduce the time spent in purgatory if one should need to go there on one’s way to heaven. An indulgence does not take the place of a confession; confession and …

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The Pray More Healing Retreat

An Online Healing Experience: The Pray More Healing Retreat

We recently discovered a great opportunity to pursue healing online, and we wanted to share it with you here! It’s called The Pray More Healing Retreat. Healing is something we all need, whether that’s healing from sin, from illness, from loss, from abuse… God heals the brokenhearted and binds up our wounds. The Pray More …

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