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II. HANDING ON THE FAITH: CATECHESIS
III. THE AIM AND INTENDED READERSHIP OF THE CATECHISM
IV. STRUCTURE OF THIS CATECHISM
Part Two: The Sacraments of Faith
Part Three: The Life of Faith
Part Four: Prayer in the Life of Faith
VI. NECESSARY ADAPTATIONS
II. THE STAGES OF REVELATION
The covenant with Noah
God chooses Abraham
God forms his people Israel
II. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TRADITION AND SACRED SCRIPTURE
. . . two distinct modes of transmission
Apostolic Tradition and ecclesial traditions
II. INSPIRATION AND TRUTH OF SACRED SCRIPTURE
III. THE HOLY SPIRIT, INTERPRETER OF SCRIPTURE
IV. THE CANON OF SCRIPTURE
V. SACRED SCRIPTURE IN THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH
II. "I KNOW WHOM I HAVE BELIEVED"
III. THE CHARACTERISTICS OF FAITH
II. GOD REVEALS HIS NAME
III. GOD, "HE WHO IS", IS TRUTH AND LOVE
IV. THE IMPLICATIONS OF FAITH IN ONE GOD
II. THE REVELATION OF GOD AS TRINITY
III. THE HOLY TRINITY IN THE TEACHING OF THE FAITH
IV. THE DIVINE WORKS AND THE TRINITARIAN MISSIONS
II. CREATION - WORK OF THE HOLY TRINITY
III. "THE WORLD WAS CREATED FOR THE GLORY OF GOD"
IV. THE MYSTERY OF CREATION
God creates "out of nothing"
God creates an ordered and good world
God transcends creation and is present to it
God upholds and sustains creation
Who are they?
Christ "with all his angels"
The angels in the life of the Church
II. "BODY AND SOUL BUT TRULY ONE"
III. "MALE AND FEMALE HE CREATED THEM"
IV. MAN IN PARADISE
Original sin - an essential truth of the faith
How to read the account of the fall
III. ORIGINAL SIN
Man's first sin
The consequences of Adam's sin for humanity
A hard battle. . .
ARTICLE 3: "HE WAS CONCEIVED BY THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, AND WAS BORN OF THE VIRGIN MARY"
II. THE INCARNATION
III. TRUE GOD AND TRUE MAN
IV. HOW IS THE SON OF GOD MAN?
II....BORN OF THE VIRGIN MARY
II. THE MYSTERIES OF JESUS' INFANCY AND HIDDEN LIFE
The Christmas mystery
The mysteries of Jesus' infancy
The mysteries of Jesus' hidden life
II. JESUS AND THE TEMPLE
III. JESUS AND ISRAEL'S FAITH IN THE ONE GOD AND SAVIOUR
Jews are not collectively responsible for Jesus' death
All sinners were the authors of Christ's Passion
"He died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures"
"For our sake God made him to be sin"
God takes the initiative of universal redeeming love
"The Lamb who takes away the sin of the world"
Jesus freely embraced the Father's redeeming love
At the Last Supper Jesus anticipated the free offering of his life
The agony at Gethsemani
Christ's death is the unique and definitive sacrifice
Jesus substitutes his obedience for our disobedience
Jesus consummates his sacrifice on the cross
Our participation in Christ's sacrifice
Paragraph 2. On the Third Day He Rose from the Dead
ARTICLE 7: "FROM THENCE HE WILL COME AGAlN TO JUDGE THE LIVING AND THE DEAD"
The proper name of the Holy Spirit
Titles of the Holy Spirit
Symbols of the Holy Spirit
The Spirit of the promise
In Theophanies and the Law
In the Kingdom and the Exile
Expectation of the Messiah and his Spirit
V. THE SPIRIT AND THE CHURCH IN THE LAST DAYS
II. THE CHURCH'S ORIGIN, FOUNDATION AND MISSION
The Church- foreshadowed from the world's beginning
The Church - prepared for in the Old Covenant
The Church - instituted by Christ Jesus
The Church - revealed by the Holy Spirit
The Church - perfected in glory
II. THE CHURCH-BODY OF CHRIST
"Christ is the Head of this Body"
The Church is the Bride of Christ
II. THE CHURCH IS HOLY
III. THE CHURCH IS CATHOLIC
Each particular Church is "catholic"
Who belongs to the Catholic Church?
The Church and non-Christians
"Outside the Church there is no salvation"
Mission - a requirement of the Church's catholicity
The episcopal college and its head, the Pope
The teaching office
The sanctifying office
The governing office
The participation of lay people in Christ's priestly office
Participation in Christ's prophetic office
Participation in Christ's kingly office
Paragraph 6. Mary - Mother of Christ,
ARTICLE 11: "I BELIEVE IN THE RESURRECTION OF THE BODY"
II. CHRIST'S WORK IN THE LITURGY
. . . from the time of the Church of the Apostles . . .
. . . is present in the earthly liturgy . . .
. . . which participates in the liturgy of heaven
II. HOW IS THE LITURGY CELEBRATED?
III. WHEN IS THE LITURGY CELEBRATED?
The Lord's day
The liturgical year
The sanctoral in the liturgical year
The Liturgy of the Hours
III. HOW IS THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM CELEBRATED?
IV. WHO CAN RECEIVE BAPTISM?
V. WHO CAN BAPTIZE?
VI. THE NECESSITY OF BAPTISM
VII. THE GRACE OF BAPTISM
III. THE EUCHARIST IN THE ECONOMY OF SALVATION
IV. THE LITURGICAL CELEBRATION OF THE EUCHARIST
V. THE SACRAMENTAL SACRIFICE THANKSGIVING, MEMORIAL, PRESENCE
The sacrificial memorial of Christ and of his Body, the Church
The presence of Christ by the power of his word and the Holy Spirit
VII. THE EUCHARIST - "PLEDGE OF THE GLORY TO COME"
II. WHY A SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION AFTER BAPTISM?
III. THE CONVERSION OF THE BAPTIZED
IV. INTERIOR PENANCE
V. THE MANY FORMS OF PENANCE IN CHRISTIAN LIFE
VI. THE SACRAMENT OF PENANCE AND RECONCILIATION
VII. THE ACTS OF THE PENITENT
VIII. THE MINISTER OF THIS SACRAMENT
IX. THE EFFECTS OF THIS SACRAMENT
XI. THE CELEBRATION OF THE SACRAMENT OF PENANCE
The sick person before God
Christ the physician
"Heal the sick . . ."
A sacrament of the sick
III. HOW IS THIS SACRAMENT CELEBRATED?
IV. THE EFFECTS OF THE CELEBRATION OF THIS SACRAMENT
V. VIATICUM, THE LAST SACRAMENT OF THE CHRISTIAN
I. THE THREE DEGREES OF THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY ORDERS
The ordination of priests - co-workers of the bishops
The ordination of deacons - "in order to serve"
The one priesthood of Christ
Two participations in the one priesthood of Christ
In the person of Christ the Head . . .
. . . "in the name of the whole Church"
V. WHO CAN CONFER THIS SACRAMENT?
VI. WHO CAN RECEIVE THIS SACRAMENT?
VII. THE EFFECTS OF THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY ORDERS
Marriage in the order of creation
Marriage under the regime of sin
Marriage under the pedagogy of the Law
Marriage in the Lord
Virginity for the sake of the Kingdom
III. MATRIMONIAL CONSENT
IV. THE EFFECTS OF THE SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY
V. THE GOODS AND REQUIREMENTS OF CONJUGAL LOVE
VI. THE DOMESTIC CHURCH
ARTICLE 2: OUR VOCATION TO BEATITUDE
ARTICLE 3: MAN'S FREEDOM
ARTICLE 4: THE MORALITY OF HUMAN ACTS
ARTICLE 5: THE MORALITY OF THE PASSIONS
ARTICLE 6: MORAL CONSCIENCE
ARTICLE 2: PARTICIPATION IN SOCIAL LIFE
ARTICLE 3: SOCIAL JUSTICE
ARTICLE 2: GRACE AND JUSTIFICATION
ARTICLE 3: THE CHURCH, MOTHER AND TEACHER
II. "HIM ONLY SHALL YOU SERVE"
Promises and vows
The social duty of religion and the right to religious freedom
IV. "YOU SHALL NOT MAKE FOR YOURSELF A GRAVEN IMAGE . . ."
ARTICLE 3: THE THIRD COMMANDMENT
II. THE FAMILY AND SOCIETY
III. THE DUTIES OF FAMILY MEMBERS
IV. THE FAMILY AND THE KINGDOM
II. RESPECT FOR THE DIGNITY OF PERSONS
Respect for health
Respect for the person and scientific research
Respect for bodily integrity
Respect for the dead
The integrality of the gift of self
The various forms of chastity
Offenses against chastity
Chastity and homosexuality
IV. OFFENSES AGAINST THE DIGNITY OF MARRIAGE
II. RESPECT FOR PERSONS AND THEIR GOODS
III. THE SOCIAL DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH
IV. ECONOMIC ACTIVITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
V. JUSTICE AND SOLIDARITY AMONG NATIONS
VI. LOVE FOR THE POOR
ARTICLE 10: THE TENTH COMMANDMENT
CHAPTER ONE: THE REVELATION OF PRAYER
ARTICLE 3: IN THE AGE OF THE CHURCH
ARTICLE 2: THE WAY OF PRAYER
ARTICLE 3: GUIDES FOR PRAYER
ARTICLE 2: THE BATTLE OF PRAYER
ARTICLE 2: OUR FATHER WHO ART IN HEAVEN"
ARTICLE 3: THE SEVEN PETITIONS
III. "THY WILL BE DONE ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN"
IV. 'GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD"
V. "AND FORGIVE US OUR TRESPASSES, AS WE FORGIVE THOSE WHO TRESPASS AGAINST US"
VI. "AND LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION"
VII. "BUT DELIVER US FROM EVIL"
English Translation of the Cathechism of the Catholic Church for the United States of America © 1997, United States Catholic Conference, Inc.