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The Essentials of the Catholic Faith


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My Lord and my God. Jesus Christ. Your coming is foretold from the foundation of the world. You are the Paschal Lamb of God, given for the sins of all. You are wholly and entirely Present in this Most Blessed Sacrament of the Altar, Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity, even to the end of time. Amen.


Part One:  The Apostles' Creed

    The Basic Profession of Faith
  1. “I Believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and Earth”
  2. “And in Jesus Christ, His Only Son, Our Lord”
  3. “Who Was Conceived by the Holy Spirit, Born of the Virgin Mary”
  4. “Suffered Under Pontius Pilate, Was Crucified, Died, and Was Buried”
  5. “He Descended into Hell. On the Third Day, He Rose Again from the Dead”
  6. “He Ascended into Heaven, and Is Seated at the Right Hand of God, the Father Almighty”
  7. “From Thence He Shall Come to Judge the Living and the Dead”
  8. “I Believe in the Holy Spirit”
  9. “The Holy Catholic Church: the Communion of Saints”
  10. “The Forgiveness of Sins”
  11. “The Resurrection of the Body”
  12. “Life Everlasting”

Part Two:  Channels of Grace

  The Sacraments
  The Eucharist
  Anointing of the Sick
  Holy Orders

Part Three:  The Will of God

  Christian Morality
  The Ten Commandments
  First Commandment
  Second Commandment
  Third Commandment
  Fourth Commandment
  Fifth Commandment
  Sixth and Ninth Commandments
  Seventh and Tenth Commandments
  Eighth Commandment

Part Four:  Lord, Teach Us to Pray

  The Lord's Prayer
  The Invocation: “Our Father, Who Art in Heaven”
  First Petition: “Hallowed Be Thy Name”
  Second Petition: “Thy Kingdom Come”
  Third Petition: “Thy Will Be Done on Earth as It Is in Heaven”
  Fourth Petition: “Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread”
  Fifth Petition: “Forgive Us Our Trespasses as We Forgive Those Who Trespass Against Us”
  Sixth Petition: “Lead Us Not into Temptation”
  Seventh Petition: “Deliver Us from Evil. Amen”

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