Unity of life

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 []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE TEMPTATIONS OF LIVING A DOUBLE LIFE


POPE FRANCIS ON THE TEMPTATIONS OF LIVING A DOUBLE LIFE In his Nov. 17, 2015 homily at Santa Marta, Pope Francis employed the 90-year old Eleazar’s heroic example in fulfilling God’s Law as point of departure to stress THE IMPORTANCE OF LIVING A LIFE COHERENT TO OUR CHRISTIAN FAITH and encouraged us TO REJECT THE TEMPTATION TO LIVE A DOUBLE LIFE, as camouflaged Christians in the middle of the world. While I was reading his homily, St. Josemaria’s words regarding the importance []

Pope Francis: WORLDLINESS DESTROYS CHRISTIAN IDENTITY AND LEADS TO APOSTASY


Pope Francis On How Wordliness Destroys Christian Identity and Leads to Apostasy   In his Nov. 16, 2015 Homily at Santa Marta, the Holy Father commenting on the 1st reading taken from the first Book of Maccabees, how worldliness, justifying to act and live just like what others are doing, leads to the dissolution and destruction of Christian identity which will eventually lead to losing one’s faith and apostasy. We, Christians, should live in the middle of the world, without being worldly, []