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The APOSTOLATE'S FAMILY CATECHISM

The APOSTOLATE'S FAMILY CATECHISM

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A catechism that can easily teach all ages in the family, the Apostolate's Family Catechism is comprised of 304 questions and answers on the Creed, Sacraments, Prayer and Ten Commandments. Endorsed by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger before he became Pope Benedict XVI, it has been found to be in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church by the Ad Hoc Committee to Oversee the Use of the Catechism, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, making it an approved resource for family, school and parish religious education programs. The Apostolate's Family Catechism contains over 800 theological pictures and catechetical diagrams to help the children learn. Teens and adults can learn more about each subject through the quotes or references from Sacred Scripture, Vatican II documents, the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC), Splendor of Truth and other papal documents, the CCC Compendium, US Catholic Catechism for Adults and other spiritual books. Inspiring prayers, both English and Latin, are woven into each chapter. It contains Doctrine, Moral and Worship exercises to apply the Faith. Thought Provokers are also included for family or group discussion.

A catechism that can easily teach all ages in the family, the Apostolate's Family Catechism is comprised of 304 questions and answers on the Creed, Sacraments, Prayer and Ten Commandments. Endorsed by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger before he became Pope Benedict XVI,  it has been found to be in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church by the Ad Hoc Committee to Oversee the Use of the Catechism, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, making it an approved resource for family, school and parish religious education programs. 


The Apostolate's Family Catechism contains over 800 theological pictures and catechetical diagrams to help the children learn. Teens and adults can learn more about each subject through the quotes or references from Sacred Scripture, Vatican II documents, the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC), Splendor of Truth and other papal documents, the CCC Compendium, US Catholic Catechism for Adults and other spiritual books.  Inspiring prayers, both English and Latin, are woven into each chapter. It contains Doctrine, Moral and Worship exercises to apply the Faith. Thought Provokers are also included for family or group discussion. 

About the Author

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Features of The Apostolate?s Family Catechism

Recommended Uses of The Apostolate?s Family Catechism

Abbreviations

Endorsements


Section 1: God, the Holy Trinity, Creation, and the Fall


    Part 1: God and His Perfections

        Chapter 1: God Is the Supreme Being

        Chapter 2: God?s Perfections

        Chapter 3: More of God?s Perfections

        Chapter 4: Worship of God


    Part 2: The Revelation of God: The Holy Trinity

        Chapter 5: God Reveals Himself

        Chapter 6: The Mystery of the Holy Trinity

        Chapter 7: The Holy Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit


    Part 3: Creation: Material and Spiritual

        Chapter 8: Creation

        Chapter 9: Angelic Creation and the Fall of the Bad Angels


    Part 4: The Creation of Man

        Chapter 10: The Creation of Man

        Chapter 11: Our First Parents: Adam and Eve

        Chapter 12: God?s Presence in Created History


    Part 5: The Sins of Man: Original Sin & Personal Sin

        Chapter 13: The Fall of Man and Original Sin

        Chapter 14: Personal Sin

        Chapter 15: Mortal and Venial Sin

        Chapter 16: Knowing God?s Will and His Merciful Forgiveness

        Chapter 17: Capital Sins

        Chapter 18: Temptation


Section 2: Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior


    Part 1: The Incarnation

        Chapter 19: The Incarnation

        Chapter 20: Jesus Is God


    Part 2: Jesus Is True Man and Our Redeemer

        Chapter 21: Jesus Is True Man

        Chapter 22: Jesus Our Savior and Redeemer

        Chapter 23: The Passion of Our Lord: The Agony on Mount Olivet

        Chapter 24: The Passion of Our Lord: Jesus before Pilate

        Chapter 25: The Passion of Our Lord: The Crucifixion of Jesus


    Part 3: The Resurrection and the Ascension

        Chapter 26: The Resurrection

        Chapter 27: Jesus Appears to the Apostles

        Chapter 28: Belief in the Resurrection

        Chapter 29 The Benefits of the Resurrection

        Chapter 30: The Ascension: Jesus Returns to the Father

        Chapter 31: Christ the King: Center of Our Life


Section 3: The Holy Spirit


    Part 1: The Person of the Holy Spirit

        Chapter 32: The Holy Spirit


    Part 2: The Holy Spirit in the Life of the Church

        Chapter 33: The Work of the Holy Spirit in the Church

        Chapter 34: Devotion to the Holy Spirit


    Part 3: The Holy Spirit in the Life of the Christian

        Chapter 35: Sanctifying Grace

        Chapter 36: Actual Grace

        Chapter 37: The Indwelling of the Holy Spirit in Man


    Part 4: The Theological and Cardinal Virtues and the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit

        Chapter 38: The Theological Virtues

        Chapter 39: The Cardinal Virtues

        Chapter 40: The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit


Section 4: The Church, the Communion of Saints, and the Forgiveness of Sins


    Part 1: The Church

        Chapter 41: What Is the Catholic Church?

        Chapter 42: Gifts of God to the Catholic Church

        Chapter 43 The Catholic Church Belongs to Christ

        Chapter 44: Leaders of the Catholic Church

        Chapter 45: Members of the Catholic Church

        Chapter 46: The Role of the Catholic Church

        Chapter 47: Christian Unity

        Chapter 48: The Catholic Church: Means of Salvation

        Chapter 49: The Marks of the Church: The Church Is One

        Chapter 50: The Marks of the Church: The Church Is Holy

        Chapter 51: The Marks of the Church: The Church Is Catholic

        Chapter 52: The Marks of the Church: The Church Is Apostolic


    Part 2: The Communion of Saints

        Chapter 53: The Communion of Saints


    Part 3: The Forgiveness of Sins

        Chapter 54: The Forgiveness of Sins


Appendix A: Doctrine, Moral, Worship Exercises Answer Key

Appendix B: Thought Provokers Answer Key

Appendix C: Family Catechism Commentaries Chart

Appendix D: Illustration Index

Appendix E: Catechism of the Catholic Church Endnotes

Index