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The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth



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The Ad Hoc Committee to Oversee the Use of the Catechism, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has found this catechetical text, copyright 2008, to be in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth, Second Edition is an understandable and down-to-earth guide to all things Catholic. This book is an eye-opener and a page-turner, whether you are brushing up on specific Catholic terms and concepts or learning them for the first time. Second edition contains everything that people loved about the first edition, including structure of the book to parallel the Catechism of the Catholic Church 37 content rich chapters divided into 4 parts on creed, liturgy and sacraments, morality, and Christian prayer full-color photos that illustrate the books content and range from saints photos, early and contemporary art, photos of modern day symbols of living the Catholic faith Did You Know? Sidebars Live It! sidebars Looking Back sidebars Saintly Profiles sidebars Glossary Patron Saints List brief summary of Catholic beliefs timeline of Catholic historical events index of key words and terms New in the second edition! minor editing of content over 50 new "For Further Reflection" questions an illustrated guide to Catholic signs and symbols an index of questions frequently asked by teens that directs readers to the pages where they can explore answers updated statistics items helpful for the preparation of Confirmation, including an overview of the rite of Confirmation, the consecratory prayer used in the rite of Confirmation , the consecratory prayer used in the blessing of chrism the timeline has been expanded from 4 to 6 pages to make it easier to read

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Being Catholic: The "CliffsNotes" Viewp. 13
Knowing God: Reason and Revelationp. 20
The Creed
Faithp. 32
God Our Fatherp. 40
The Human Personp. 48
Jesus Christ: True God and True Manp. 56
Jesus' Message and Missionp. 64
Jesus' Deathp. 74
Jesus' Resurrectionp. 83
The Holy Spiritp. 92
The Mission of the Catholic Churchp. 100
The Organization of the Catholic Churchp. 111
The Last Thingsp. 123
Liturgy and Sacraments
Introduction to the Liturgyp. 134
Introduction to the Sacramentsp. 145
Baptismp. 154
Confirmationp. 164
The Eucharistp. 172
Sacraments of Healingp. 183
Sacraments at the Service of Communionp. 193
Christian Morality
Introduction to Christian Moralityp. 206
Social Justicep. 216
Sources of Moral Truthp. 226
Honoring Godp. 236
Honoring Familyp. 245
Respecting Lifep. 253
Respecting Sexualityp. 265
Respecting Material Goodsp. 276
Respecting Truthp. 285
The Moral Lifep. 294
Christian Prayer
Introduction to Prayerp. 304
The Forms of Prayerp. 314
Personal Prayerp. 323
Praying with the Scripturesp. 332
Praying Togetherp. 342
The Lord's Prayer: God's Gloryp. 352
The Lord's Prayer: Human Needp. 361
Catholic Quick Facts
Catholic Beliefs and Practicesp. 372
Catholic Prayers and Devotionsp. 382
Catholic Signs and Symbolsp. 392
Patron Saints and Their Causesp. 398
Catholic Terms and Definitionsp. 409
Timelinep. 438
Frequently Asked Questions Indexp. 444
Indexp. 448
Acknowledgmentsp. 461
Endnotes Cited in Quotations from the Catechism of the Catholic Church and Other Documents of the U.S. Catholic Bishopsp. 470
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