Catholicism has been a prominent Christian sect for more than 1, 700 years, and is professed by more than 1.2 billion people worldwide. People outside the faith who seek to understand it sometimes have trouble comprehending its structure, values, traditions, and beliefs. Idiot's Guides: Catholicism holds the key to the mysteries of the Church. In it, readers get: A clear explanation of what Catholics really believe-the foundational tenets and creeds upon which the Church is built. An understanding of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit and the Catholic Bible. Details on the visible signs of Catholicism, including Grace, the rites and sacraments, and the call to serve. A walk-through of the Mass according to the New Roman Missal. A discussion of sin, morality, virtues and vices, and Heaven and Hell from the Catholic perspective. Explanations of specific prayers that are central to the faith, stories of the saints, and other ways to seek spiritual growth. An overview of the highlights of Catholic culture, including key people and places, art and literature, Catholic practices, and the Catholic calendar.FAST FACT When someone chooses a confirmation name, they usually choose thename ofasaint theyadmire. ... Stores that sell religious articles actually carry the St. Joseph sellyourhouse statue and kit complete with instructions on how he anbsp;...
|Title||:||Idiot's Guides: Catholicism|
|Author||:||Julie Young, Father Eric Augenstein|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2015-01-06|