Holy Spirit Interactive
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Inside Holy Spirit Interactive

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Part One: The Profession of Faith

Section One: "I Believe - You Believe"

Chapter One: Man's Capacity for God

  1. The desire for God
  2. Ways of coming to know God
  3. The knowledge of God according to the Church
  4. How can we speak about God

Chapter Two: God Comes to Meet Man

  1. Article One - The revelation of God
    1. God reveals His "plan of loving goodness"
    2. The stages of revelation
      1. The Covenant with Noah
      2. God chooses Abraham
      3. God forms His people Israel
    3. Christ Jesus - "Mediator and fullness of all revelation"
      1. There will be no further revelation
  2. Article Two - The transmission of Divine Revelation
    1. The apostolic Tradition
    2. The relationship between Tradition and Sacred Scripture
    3. The interpretation of the Heritage of Faith
  3. Article Three - Sacred Scripture
    1. Christ - The unique word of Sacred Scripture
    2. Inspiration and truth of Sacred Scripture
    3. The Holy Spirit, Interpreter of Scripture
    4. The Canon of Scripture
    5. Sacred Scripture in the Life of the Church

Chapter Three: Man's Response to God

  1. Article One - I Believe
    1. The Obedience of Faith
    2. I know whom I have Believed
    3. The Characteristics of Faith
  2. Article Two - We Believe
    1. "Lord, Look upon the Faith of your Church"
    2. The Language of Faith
    3. Only One Faith
      1. The Credo

Section Two - The Creeds

Chapter One: I Believe in God the Father

  1. Article One - I Believe in God the Father, Almight, Maker of Heaven and Earth
    1. Paragraph 1 - I Believe in God
      1. I Believe in One God
      2. God Reveals His Name
      3. God, "He Who Is", is Truth and Love
      4. The Implications of Faith in One God
    2. Paragraph 2 - The Father
      1. "In the Name of the Father"
      2. The Revelation of God as a Trinity
      3. The Holy Trinity in the Teaching of the Faith
      4. The Divine Works and the Trintarian Mission
    3. Paragraph 3 - The Almighty
    4. Paragraph 4 - The Creator
      1. Catechesis on Creation
      2. Creation - Work of the Holy Trinity
      3. "The World was Created for the Glory of God"
      4. The Mystery of Creation
      5. God carries out His Plan: Divine Providence
    5. Paragraph 5 - Heaven and Earth
      1. The Angels
      2. The Visible World
    6. Paragraph 6 - Man
      1. "In the Image of God"
      2. "Body and Soul but Truly One"
      3. "Male and Female He Created Them"
      4. Man in Paradise
    7. Paragraph 7 - The Fall
      1. Where Sin aAbounded, Grace abounded all the more
      2. The Fall of the Angels
      3. Original Sin
      4. "You did not abandon Him to the Power of Death"

Chapter Two: I Believe in Jesus Christ, the Only Son of God

  1. Article Two - "And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord"
    1. Jesus
    2. Christ
    3. The only Son of God
    4. Lord
  2. Article Three - "He was Conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit"
    1. Paragraph 1 - The Son of God became Man
      1. Why did the Word become Flesh?
      2. The Incarnation
      3. True God and True Man
      4. How is the Son of God Man?
    2. Paragraph 2 - "Conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit"
      1. Conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit
      2. ... Born of the Virgin Mary
    3. Paragraph 3 - The Mysteries of Christ's Life
      1. Christ's Whole Life is Mystery
      2. The Mysteries of Jesus's Infancy and Hidden Life
      3. The Mysteries of Jesus's Public Life
  3. Article Four - "Jesus Christ Suffered Under Pontius Pilate, was Crucified, Died and was Buried"
    1. Paragraph 1 - Jesus and Israel
      1. Jesus and the Law
      2. Jesus and the Temple
      3. Jesus and Israel's Faith in the one God and Savior
    2. Paragraph 2 - Jesus Christ Crucified
      1. The Trial of Jesus
      2. Christ's redemptive death in God's plan of salvation
      3. Christ offered Himself to His Father for our Sins
    3. Paragraph 3 - Jesus Christ Was Buried
  4. Article Five - "He Descended into Hell, on the third day He rose again"
    1. Paragraph 1 - Christ descended into Hell
    2. Paragraph 2 - On the third day He rose again
      1. The Historical and Transcendant Event
      2. The Resurrection - A Work of the Holy Trinity
      3. The Meaning and Saving Significance of the Resurrection
  5. Article Six - "He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father"
  6. Article Five - "From thence He will come again to judge the living and the dead"
    1. He will come again in glory
    2. To judge the living and the dead

Chapter Three: I Believe in the Holy Spirit

  1. Article Eight - "I Believe in the Holy Spirit"
    1. The Joint Mission of the Son and the Spirit
    2. The Names, Titles and Symbols of the Holy Spirit
    3. God's Spirit and Word in the Time of His Promises
    4. The Spirit of Christ in the Fullness of Time
    5. The Spirit and the Church in the Last Days
  2. Article Nine - "I Believe in the Holy Catholic Church"
    1. Paragraph 1 - The Church in God's Plan
      1. Names and Images of the Church
      2. The Church's Origin, Foundation and Mission
      3. The Mystery of the Church
    2. Paragraph 2 - The Church - People of God, Body of Christ, Temple of the Holy Spirit
      1. The Church - People of God
      2. The Church - Body of Christ
      3. The Church is the Temple of the Holy Spirit
    3. Paragraph 3 - The Church is One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic
      1. The Church is Holy
      2. The Church is Catholic
      3. The Church is Apostolic
    4. Paragraph 4 - Christ's Faithful Hierarchy, Laity, Consecrated Life
      1. The Hierarchical Constitution of the Church
      2. The Lay Faithful
      3. The Consecrated Life
    5. Paragraph 5 - The Communion of Saints
      1. Communion in the Spiritual Goods
      2. The Communion of the Church in Earth and Heaven
    6. Paragraph 6 - Mary, Mother of Christ, Mother of the Church
      1. Mary's Motherhood with Regards to the Church
      2. Devotion to the Blessed Virgin
      3. Mary - Eschatological Icon of the Church
  3. Article Ten - "I Believe in the Forgiveness of Sins"
    1. One Baptism for the Forgiveness of Sins
    2. The Power of the Keys
  4. Article Eleven - "I Believe in the Resurrection of the Body"
    1. Christ's Resurrection and Ours
    2. Dying in Christ Jesus
  5. Article Twelve - "I Believe in Life Everlasting"
    1. The Particular Judgment
    2. Heaven
    3. The Final Purification, or Purgatory
    4. Hell
    5. The Last Judgment
    6. The Hope of the New Heaven and the New Earth
    7. Amen