Deepen your knowledge and understanding of The Catholic Faith with these summaries and resources.

Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) "is a statement of the Church’s faith and of Catholic doctrine, attested to or illuminated by Sacred Scripture, the Apostolic Tradition and the Church’s Magisterium [learn more about Divine Revelation].

I. The Creed

The Profession of Faith: The Christian mystery, the object of faith: it is what the Catholic Church believes and is summed up in the Creeds of the Church (The creeds: The Apostles' Creed and The Nicene Creed) with the Holy Trinity (three persons in one God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) as the central mystery of the faith.

II. Sacraments

The Celebration of the Christian Mystery: How this Christian mystery is celebrated and communicated in liturgical actions, with pride of place given to the sacraments.

III. Morality

Life in Christ: This Christian faith is present to enlighten and sustain the children of God in their actions as explained beginning with the Ten Commandments and more completely by the Beatitudes. What does it mean to be human, to have dignity, and to be free? And what is the right use of our dignity and freedom?

IV. Prayer

Christian Prayer: And finally, this faith is the basis for our prayer, the privileged expression of which is the Our Father, and it represents the object of our supplication, our praise and our intercession.

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