United States Catholic Catechism for Adults

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-07-01
  • Publisher: United States Catholic Conference

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The United States Catholic Catechism for Adults includes stories, doctrine, reflections, quotations, discussion questions, and prayers to lead the reader to a deepening faith.

Table of Contents

Preface: Our First U.S. Bishopp. ix
Abbreviationsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
The Creed: The Faith Professed
My Soul Longs for You, O God (Ps 42:2)p. 1
God Comes to Meet Usp. 11
Proclaim the Gospel to Every Creature (Mk 16:15)p. 21
Bring About the Obedience of Faithp. 35
I Believe in Godp. 49
Man and Woman in the Beginningp. 65
The Good News: God Has Sent His Sonp. 77
The Saving Death and Resurrection of Christp. 89
Receive the Holy Spirit (Jn 20:22)p. 101
The Church: Reflecting the Light of Christp. 111
The Four Marks of the Churchp. 125
Mary: The Church's First and Most Perfect Memberp. 141
Our Eternal Destinyp. 151
The Sacraments: The Faith Celebrated
The Celebration of the Paschal Mystery of Christp. 165
Baptism: Becoming a Christianp. 181
Confirmation: Consecrated for Missionp. 201
The Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Christian Lifep. 213
Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation: God Is Rich in Mercyp. 233
Anointing the Sick and the Dyingp. 249
Holy Ordersp. 261
The Sacrament of Marriagep. 277
Sacramentals and Popular Devotionsp. 293
Christian Morality: The Faith Lived
Life in Christ-Part Onep. 307
Life in Christ-Part Twop. 323
The First Commandment: Believe in the True Godp. 339
The Second Commandment: Reverence God's Namep. 351
The Third Commandment: Love the Lord's Dayp. 361
The Fourth Commandment: Strengthen Your Familyp. 373
The Fifth Commandment: Promote the Culture of Lifep. 387
The Sixth Commandment: Marital Fidelityp. 403
The Seventh Commandment: Do Not Steal-Act Justlyp. 417
The Eighth Commandment: Tell the Truthp. 429
The Ninth Commandment: Practice Purity of Heartp. 439
The Tenth Commandment: Embrace Poverty of Spiritp. 447
Prayer: The Faith Prayed
God Calls Us to Prayp. 461
Jesus Taught Us to Prayp. 481
Conclusion and Appendices
Conclusion: A Source of Meaning and Hopep. 499
Glossaryp. 503
Traditional Catholic Prayersp. 532
For Further Readingp. 540
Acknowledgmentsp. 543
Scriptural Indexp. 546
Indexp. 553
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