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    There are many ways to show Catholic faith around us. We do many things to show the Works of Mercy. We like to present kindness and compassion to others. Luke wrote “ be you therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful” which means we should have mercy towards others. We all participate in Works of Mercy, reconciliation, and we all take part in pilgrimage. The works of mercy show kindness, such as feeding the hungry or giving drink to the thirsty. I like to participate in mass by altar serving

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    I want to be Confirmed in the Catholic faith this year for many reasons, both for myself and for others and the Catholic Church. Confirmation is a Sacrament of Initiation in the Catholic faith. It gives us the Trinity’s graces and virtues and strengthens the ones given to us at Baptism and First Eucharist. Confirmation makes a full member of the Church and grants us maturity in the faith. Confirmation gives us the strength to defend the truth of Christ and to spread the Word to others around the

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    Criterion A: Rationale and Preliminary Research The biggest living figure in the Catholic Faith is the Pope, who leads us everyday by spreading and giving God’s word. The Pope brings us closer to God in many different spiritual ways. The topic I have chosen to pursue is, how someone can become the Pope. One of the main reasons I have chosen this topic is because I am a very dedicated catholic and have been practicing my religion since I could ever remember. Our current Pope right now

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    Sacraments Sacraments are a critical part of the foundation of the catholic faith, but where did the sacraments originate? Our faith comes from the preachings of Jesus but he never specifically described the sacraments and how to perform them. There are seven sacraments in the catholic church and three initiation sacraments, which must be completed in order to be a full member of the church. These sacraments when completed together allow you t become one in God, but where do the sacraments draw

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    defined and redefined. The Catholic Tradition refers to a way of living out the Christian faith, through which the essential concepts and notions of the community of believers continue to be present throughout time. More specifically, faith and justice within this particular tradition were strongly exemplified in the past and continue to exist firmly in the world today. These two concepts are key foundations in the forming of communities within the Catholic Tradition, faith with regard to the Eucharist

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    Faith and Reason have long been a topic of discussion in the Catholic Church. Some might say that faith and reason contradict each other, but the Catholic church disagrees. In the Catechism of the Catholic church it states,”Though faith is above reason, there can never be any real discrepancy between faith and reason. Since the same God who reveals mysteries and infuses faith has bestowed the light of reason on the human mind, God cannot deny himself, nor can truth ever contradict truth."37 Consequently

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    Throughout history, there have been many Heroes in the catholic faith. Whether they be mortars,saints, or popes. For my knights of columbus essay I have picked Maximilian Kolbe. St Maximilian Kolbe was born Raymond Kolbe on January 8,1894 in Poland ( part of the Russian empire). Much of his life was strongly influenced By his version of the Virgin Mary he had when he was 12. One year after his vision Raymond and his brother joined the Franciscans and he was given his religious name Maximilian.

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    Faith Story: Catholic Students at John Brown University Catholic students at John Brown University say that they do not feel represented as minority in the university, yet they enjoy learning and sharing their values and beliefs with other students. On the other side, Christian students are more tolerant and respectful when talking about religions. According to the results of an ethnography project carried out by Molly Devine, a senior in intercultural studies, there are only 30 Catholic students

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    The Catholic Faith

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    Paper #2 The Catholic faith is based on this central figure, Jesus, who teaches them how to live in a manner according to the ultimate creator: God. There are ways to view Jesus in the modern day through different means of interaction. One way of interaction with Jesus is achieved when people attend church on Sundays to ensure that they are live according to God through their daily activities. Another way Christians see interaction with Jesus is through Mary and the saints because Mary and the saints

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    The Catholic faith is based on this central figure, Jesus, who teaches them how to live in a manner according to the ultimate creator: God. There are ways to view Jesus in the modern day through different means of interaction. People culminate to church on Sundays to ensure that they are live according to God through their daily activities. Christians view Mary and the Saints as great examples of how to live according to Jesus. These are interaction are essential to the Catholic faith, but the most

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