Theological Virtues

Summaries of Catholic Teaching. Topic 3: Supernatural Faith.


Summaries of Catholic Teaching Topic 3: Supernatural Faith Author: Francisco Diaz Notion and object of faith The act of faith is man’s response to God who reveals himself (see Catechism , 142). “By faith, man completely submits his intellect and his will to God. With his whole being man gives his assent to God the revealer” ( Catechism, 143). Sacred Scripture calls this assent “obedience of faith” (See Rom 1:5, 16:26). The virtue of faith is a supernatural virtue which enables man, by enlightening his intellect []