Daily Archives: February 10, 2012

Chapter 17 – Love One Another

“This is my commandment: love one another as I have loved you.” (Jn 15:12) “This is how all will know you for my disciples: your love for one another.” (Jn 13:35)  ______________________________________________________________   OPENING ______________________________________________________________ 935.   The previous chapter showed … Continue reading

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Chapter 16 – Love the Lord Your God

“I, the Lord, am your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that place of slavery.” (Ex 20:2; Dt 5:6 )  “Hear, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone! Therefore, you shall love the … Continue reading

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Glossary

Absolution: in the Sacrament of Reconciliation, the formula pronounced by the priest, over repentant sinners, of forgiveness through Christ of personal sins. (Cf. Trent, ND 1620.) Abstinence: commonly refers to refraining from eating meat on Ash Wednesday and the Fridays … Continue reading

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Subject Index

Note: The reference numbers appearing in this Index refer to paragraphs, not pages. Those in italics refer to the paragraphs in the Q/A sections of the different chapters. A  Abortion and 5th commandment 1037    political trends foster it 1063 … Continue reading

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Chapter 15 – The Christian Law of Life-Giving Love

Jesus replied: “The first Commandment is this: You shall love the Lord your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. The second is this: You shall love your neighbor … Continue reading

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Chapter 14 – The Challenge of Following Christ

Jesus appeared in Galilee proclaiming the Good News of God: “. . . The kingdom of God is at hand! Reform your lives and believe in the Gospel!” (Mk 1:15)  The joy and hope, the grief and anguish of the … Continue reading

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Chapter 13 – Living as Disciples of Christ

Part Two  Christ, Our Way Christian Faith is centered on Jesus Christ who is himself “the Way, the Truth, and the Life.” (cf. Jn 14:6) INTRODUCTION   Part II presents Catholic Moral Life, or Christ our Way, the Way that … Continue reading

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Chapter 12 – Christ Is Risen and Will Come Again

This is the Jesus God has raised up, and we are his witnesses. Exalted at God’s right hand, he first received the promised Holy Spirit from the Father, then poured this Spirit out on us. This is what you now … Continue reading

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Chapter 11 – Christ Has Died

The Son of Man has come not to be served but to serve __ to give his life in ransom for the many. (Mk 10:45)  I solemnly assure you, unless the grain of wheat falls to the earth and dies, … Continue reading

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