God's written word.
a solemn promise, or agreement, made between two parties; the word means testament.
a summary of true beliefs held by a group.
the living and authentic transmissions of the teachings of Jesus in the Church.
a theological virtue, a gift from God; the habit of responding positively to God.
the human ability to make decisions without being forced to choose or act in one specific way.
the respect owed to all humans because they are made in God's image.
the spiritual principle of humans
the one and only Supreme Being who always existed and who will always continue to exist; there are three persons in one God, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
a savior sent from God to redeem people from the power of sin and everlasting death and to restore them to God's friendship.
God's communication of himself and his plan of loving goodness throughout history; Scripture and Tradition together make up the one source of his revelation.
the theory that the Genesis story in the bible is literally true, that God created the universe and everything in it in six days and out of nothing.
a process of continuous change from a simple form to a more complex form.
the belief that there is no God.
the belief in many gods.
worship of a false god.
worship and honor given to God as Creator and Sustainer of all that is.
the belief in one God only
God's action accomplished through Jesus of freeing people from sin and restoring them to friendship with God.
the first decision by all humans to disobey God
the official public prayer of the Church through which Christ continues the work of redemption through the Church's celebration of the Paschal mystery.
a state of becoming more God-like, living in his presence, or in his love.
the announcement of the angel Gabriel that through the power of the Holy Spirit, Mary though a virgin, was to be the mother of the Son of God, who would be called Jesus. Celebrated March 25.