An education of children, young people, and adults in the faith of the Church through the teaching of Christian doctrine in an organic and systematic way to make them disciples of Jesus Christ.
A specific gift or grace of the Holy Spirit which directly or indirectly benefits the Church, given in order to help a person live out the Christian life, or to serve the common good in building up the Church.
Church teachers and writers of the early centuries whose teachings are a witness ton the Tradition of the church
belief that the three persons of the Blessed Trinity- while distinct- are of one and the same substance. The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit possess exactly the same nature
of, or pertaining to, God
God's activity in creating and governing the world
The fact that the Son of God assumed human nature and became man in order to accomplish our salvation in that same human nature. Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the second Person of the Trinity, is both true God and true man, not part God and part man.
the gift of the Holy Spirit which assisted a human author to write a biblical book so that it has God as its author and teaches faithfully, without error
A person believing that there is only one God, who is Creator of the Universe
A divinely revealed truth whose very possibility can't be rationally conceived before its revealed and after revelation whose inner essence can't be fully understood by the finite mind.
essence of being considered as the principle of activity. The substance of a thing as distinguished from its properties.
a name for the Holy Spirit, meaning "advocate
An individual substance of a rational nature. Complete in itself, uncommunicable, and possessing responsibilities and rights as well as the essential elements of distinctiveness, uniqueness, intelligence, and will.
That which is positively immaterial, having no dependence on matter for its existence or activities
The study of God, based on divine revelation
the mystery of one God in three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit