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The Complete Catholic Handbook

The Complete Catholic Handbook

Third Article of the Creed

  1. What is the third article of the Creed?
  2. What does the third article mean?
  3. Had Jesus Christ any Father on earth?
  4. Where was our Saviour born?
  5. On what day was our Saviour born?

  1. What is the third article of the Creed?
    The third article of the Creed is, ‘Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary’.

    Conceived by the Holy Spirit. Our Lord was made man by the power of the Holy Ghost. He had no earthly father. St. Joseph was his Foster-Father.

    The Virgin Mary. The Mother of our Lord, who by the power of God remained a virgin all her life.

  2. What does the third article mean?
    The third article means that God the Son took a Body and Soul like ours, in the womb of the Blessed Virgin Mary, by the power of the Holy Spirit.

  3. Had Jesus Christ any Father on earth?
    Jesus Christ had no Father on earth: St. Joseph was only his Guardian or Foster-father.
    Guardian. One who takes care of another.

    Foster father. One who lakes the place of its father in bringing up a child.

  4. Where was our Saviour born?
    Our Saviour was born in a stable at Bethlehem.

    Bethlehem. The City of David, about six miles from Jerusalem. Our Lord was born here, as the prophet Micheas had foretold.

  5. On what day was our Saviour born?
    Our Saviour was born on Christmas Day.

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