From the Rector, Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, 11/15/2020

The Holy Eucharist          Lesson 10 1. What is the Holy Eucharist? The Holy Eucharist is a sacrament (visible sign of an interior grace) and a sacrifice (the offering of a victim by a priest to God alone). In the Holy Eucharist, under the appearances of bread and wine, the Lord Christ is contained, offered, …

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From the Rector, Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, 11/8/2020

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CONFIRMATION LESSON 9 Q. 670. What is Confirmation? A. Confirmation is a Sacrament through which we receive the Holy Ghost to make us strong and perfect Christians and soldiers of Jesus Christ. Q. 672. Why is Confirmation so called? A. Confirmation is so called from its chief effect, which is to strengthen or render us …

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From the Rector, All Saints Day & All Souls Day, November 1, 2020

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The Sacrament of Baptism                                                                                            Lesson 8 1. What is Baptism? Baptism is the sacrament that gives our souls the new life of sanctifying grace by which we become children of God and heirs of heaven. 2. What sins does Baptism take away? Baptism takes away original sin; and …

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From the Rector, Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 10/25/2020

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Baltimore Catechism on the Sacraments in General                                                                                                                        Lesson 7 Q. 574. What is a Sacrament? A. A Sacrament is an outward sign instituted by Christ to give grace. Q. 575. Are these three things, namely: An outward or visible sign, the institution of that sign by Christ, and …

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From the Rector, Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 10/18/2020

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Lesson 6 1. What is meant by “the communion of saints” in the Apostles’ Creed? This is the union of the faithful on earth, the blessed in heaven, and the souls in purgatory, with Christ as their Head. 2. Through the communion of saints, what can the blessed in heaven do for the souls in …

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From the Rector, Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, 10/11/20

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The Catholic Church, Her Marks and Attributes Lesson 5 1. What is the Church? The Church is the congregation of all baptized persons united in the same true faith, the same sacrifice, and the same sacraments, under the authority of the Sovereign Pontiff and the bishops in communion with him. 2. Who founded the Church? …

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From the Rector, Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, 9/27/2020

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The Holy Ghost, Grace, and Virtue 4th Lesson 1. Who is the Holy Ghost? The Holy Ghost is God and the third Person of the Blessed Trinity. 2. From whom does the Holy Ghost proceed? The Holy Ghost proceeds from the Father and the Son. 3. Is the Holy Ghost equal to the Father and the Son? The …

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From the Rector, Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 09/27/20

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God in Three Divine Persons: The Holy Trinity Jesus the Eternal Son of God: Lesson 3 1. The witness of the Gospels: Infallible, Inspired, Word of God. 2. Titles of Jesus- Lord, Son of God, Son of Man, Christ. 3.  What we believe about Jesus: Incarnation, Only Son of God, All things made through Him, …

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From the Rector, Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 9/20/20

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God and His Perfections 1. What do we mean when we say that God is the Supreme Being? When we say that God is the Supreme Being we mean that He is above all creatures, the self-existing and infinitely perfect Spirit. 2. What is a spirit? A spirit is a being that has understanding and …

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From the Rector, Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 9/13/2020

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Baltimore Catechism: Lesson 1: The end of man (the purpose for which the human person was created). Diocesan Outline: Lesson  1: God Made Us. CCC :  Prologue Life of Man (to know and love God) 1. Q. Who made the world?                  A. God made the world. 2. Q. Who is God?                  A. God …

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