From the Rector/CCD, 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 1/31/21, Cycle B

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Catholic Social Teaching Overview Paragraphs of the Catechism of the Catholic Church Lesson 17 The Person and Society 1890 There is a certain resemblance between the union of the divine persons and the fraternity that men ought to establish among themselves. 1891 The human person needs life in society in order to develop in accordance …

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From the Rector, Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, 1/24/21

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Human Dignity Part 3 Paragraphs from the Catechism of the Catholic Church Lesson 16 Virtue 1833 Virtue is a habitual and firm disposition to do good. 1834 The human virtues are stable dispositions of the intellect and the will that govern our acts, order our passions, and guide our conduct in accordance with reason and …

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From the Editor, Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, 1/17/21

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Human Dignity Part 2 Paragraphs from the Catechism of the Catholic Church Lesson 15 Human Acts 1757 The object, the intention, and the circumstances make up the three “sources” of the morality of human acts. 1758 The object chosen morally specifies the act of willing accordingly as reason recognizes and judges it good or evil. …

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From the Rector, The Baptism of the Lord, 1/10/2021

Human Dignity Part 1 Paragraphs from the Catechism of the Catholic Church Lesson 14 Man: Image of God 1702 The divine image is present in every man. It shines forth in the communion of persons, in the likeness of the union of the divine persons among themselves. 1703 Endowed with “a spiritual and immortal” soul, …

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From the Rector, Third Sunday of Advent, 12/13/2020

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Salvation History Lesson 13 Creation and Fall Adam and Eve Original Sin Patriarchs Noah Abraham, Isaac, Jacob Egypt Moses Passover and Exodus Desert Wandering SIN, SIN, SIN! Judges Davidic Kingdom Saul and David Solomon and Temple Split Kingdom SIN! Exile SIN! Return from Exile Gospel of Jesus Christ Incarnation and Infancy Hidden Life Public Life …

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From the Rector, Second Sunday of Advent, 12/6/2020

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Holy Orders and Holy Matrimony Lesson 12 1. What is Holy Orders? Holy Orders is the sacrament through which men receive the power and grace to perform the sacred duties of bishops, priests, and other ministers of the Church. 2. What are some of the requirements that a man may receive Holy Orders worthily? 1) That he …

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From the Rector, First Sunday of Advent, 11/29/20

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PENANCE & ANOINTING                                                                 Lesson 11 1. What is the sacrament of Penance? Penance is the sacrament by which sins committed after Baptism are forgiven through the absolution of the priest. 2. Whence has the priest the power to forgive sins? From Jesus Christ, who said to His apostles and to their …

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