Resposibilities of a Christian/Catholic in a Free Society

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RESPONSIBILITIES OF A CHRISTIAN/CATHOLIC IN A FREE SOCIETY Living as a Catholic in a free society is a great responsibility, one that is shared by all Catholics. Our actions need to match our principles, our values, and our ethics to be true to our Catholic ideals. It is our duty and responsibility to do all that we can to follow the Catholic teachings in order for us to be a positive Catholic influence on ourselves and others. We must make our decisions based on Catholic principles and not on reactions to our feelings. In other words, we must make our decisions based on God's word and not by emotion only. Our influence on others based on our Catholic beliefs will make us positive role models in a free society that ensures all of…show more content…
All of it has meaning and make us stronger individuals. If we cherish all our moments in life, we will value everything and everyone in our lives. Our lives will be full of happiness, love and joy if we are true to our Catholic beliefs. The meaning of life is found through living in this way through God's path. Following God's path will bring you joy, love, and happiness in all that you do. We are very fortunate to live in a free society where we can practice all the teachings of a Catholic. With these beliefs, we are free to live life to its fullest. We can share love, respect, kindness, caring, faith, and joy. We also have the power to fight stereotypes, famine, violence, discrimination, and all that is against the teaching of the faith. Our responsibilities as a Catholic in a free society are great but we can be satisfied that life can be lived to its fullest if we live by our

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