My Catholic Faith!

My Catholic Life! Series

A summary of the Apostles’ and Nicene Creeds. This volume looks at everything from the creation of the world to God’s eternal plan of salvation. Other topics include: The afterlife, the Trinity, saints, our Blessed Mother, faith, and the Church. It is a summary of the teaching of the Catechism of the Catholic Church #1-1065.


Introduction – The Creed


1. Coming to Faith

  1. I Believe…
  2. The Desire for Happiness
  3. Fulfilling that Desire
  4. Coming to Know God
  5. Revelation
  6. God Reveals Himself
  7. God Keeps Speaking
  8. Magisterium
  9. Sacred Scripture
  10. Obedience of Faith

2. God and His Creation

  1. One God
  2. God’s Name
  3. Father
  4. Almighty
  5. Maker of Heaven and Earth
  6. Creation of Man in the Imago Dei –  (Image of God)
  7. The Unity of Body and Soul
  8. Male and Female
  9. Original Paradise
  10. The Fall of Man
  11. Of All Things Visible and Invisible

3. The God-Man and His Mother

  1. Professing Faith in a Person
  2. Jesus, Christ, Son & Lord
  3. Through Him All Things Were Made (John 1:3)
  4. God Becomes Man – Why He Did It
  5. God Becomes Man – What He Did
  6. 100/100 – Fully God and Fully Human
  7. God’s Perfect Plan
  8. Mary’s Immaculate Conception
  9. Mother of God
  10. The Virgin Mother
  11. The Final Outcome

4. God Suffers Death

  1. Jesus Makes Some Enemies
  2. Who is Responsible for His Crucifixion?
  3. The Havoc Caused by Disobedience
  4. Free and Perfect Obedience Untangles Disobedience
  5. A More Philosophical Explanation
  6. The New and Perfect Sacrifice
  7. Jesus is Buried
  8. He Descended into Where?

5. Death Has No Victory!

  1. A Real Historical Event
  2. Resurrection or Brought Back to Life?
  3. A Work of the Trinity
  4. The Veil is Lifted – The Ascension
  5. At the Father’s Right Hand
  6. His Return in Glory…and Grace
  7. A Time of Judgment
  8. Will Cremated Bodies Also Rise?

6. The Holy Spirit

  1. What is the Holy Spirit?
  2. Where Do We Meet the Holy Spirit?
  3. Images of the Holy Spirit
  4. The Holy Spirit’s Activity in Salvation History

7. The Church

  1. Some Initial Distinctions
  2. Symbols of the Church
  3. A Bit of Historical Perspective
  4. The Mystery of the Church
  5. Marks of the Church
  6. The Hierarchy and the Pope
  7. The Threefold Office to Preach, Sanctify and Shepherd
  8. The Laity
  9. Consecrated Life

8. The Glorious and Final Things!

  1. Communion of Saints: Earth, Heaven and Purgatory
  2. A Sad Note about Hell
  3. The Final Age to Come
  4. Our Blessed Mother: The Queen of All Saints!
  5. Saint Louis de Montfort on Our Blessed Mother

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