Beliefs

Beliefs of the Catholic Church.

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Lenten Regulations

During Lent the Christian faithful are to do penance through prayer, fasting, abstinence and by exercising works of piety and charity. All Fridays through the year, and especially during Lent, are penitential days. Sundays in Lent are not considered part of the Lenten observance because each Sunday we continue to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Each Sunday …

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Apostle’s Creed

I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; he descended into hell; on the third day he rose again from …

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Nicene Creed

I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible. I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages. God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, consubstantial with …

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Christian Morality

In this article we will discuss Christian morality from a Catholic perspective. Basis of Catholic Christian Moral Teachings The basis of all Catholic Christian morality is our belief in the God who created all things and in Jesus who taught us even better how to live. We believe we are created in God’s image and that …

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Sacramentals

Sacramentals are “sacred signs instituted by the Church that dispose people to receive the chief effects of the sacraments and they make holy various occasions in human life (Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy). Older definitions referred to sacramentals as objects and actions usually “done by” the clergy. This newer definition identifies sacramentals as dynamic signs used in …

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