Excellent Tour of The Catechism of the Catholic Church

Here is an excellent series presenting an overview of the Catechism of The Catholic Church. If you have not studied the Catechism (and really, how many of us have?) this is a great way to get an introduction.

Fr. Mahan has provided an introduction for each segment and a description of the topic covered in the section.

The series is not yet completed, but I will add them as they are completed.

And click here for an online Catechism of The Catholic Church.

BK

Introducing our new series “A Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church” given by Fr. Daniel J. Mahan, S.T.L., pastor of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Bloomington, Indiana, and St. Jude the Apostle in Spencer, Indiana. We will cover the entire Catechism in about 80 videos, 10-20 minutes long each, giving an outline of the content along with clear easy to follow explanations. It will be based on the 2nd Edition of the Catechism. This first video will introduce the series and cover the Prologue of the Catechism.

This video: Prologue paragraphs 1-25 –

Tour of the Catechism #1 – Introduction & Prologue

I. The Life of Man–To Know and Love God
II. Handing on the Faith: Catechesis
III. The Aim and Intended Readership of this Catechism
IV. Structure of This Catechism
V. Practical Directions for Using This Catechism
VI. Necessary Adaptations

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 26-49

Tour of the Catechism #2 – The Profession of Faith

Part One. The Profession Of Faith
Section One. “I Believe”–“We Believe”
Chapter One. Man’s Capacity For God
I. The Desire for God
II. Ways of Coming to Know God
III. The Knowledge of God According to the Church
IV. How Can We Speak about God?
In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 50-79

Tour of the Catechism #3 – God Comes To Meet Man

Part One. The Profession Of Faith
Section One. “I Believe”–“We Believe”
Chapter Two. God Comes To Meet Man
Article 1. The Revelation Of God I. God Reveals His “Plan of Loving Goodness” II. The Stages of Revelation III. Christ Jesus–“Mediator and Fullness of All Revelation” In Brief
Article 2. The Transmission Of Divine Revelation I. The Apostolic Tradition

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 80-100

Tour of the Catechism #4 – Relationship, Tradition & Scripture

Part One. The Profession Of Faith
Section One. “I Believe”–“We Believe”
Chapter Two. God Comes To Meet Man
Article 2. The Transmission Of Divine Revelation
II. The Relationship Between Tradition and Sacred Scripture
III. The Interpretation of the Heritage of Faith
In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 101-141

Tour of the Catechism #5 – Sacred Scritpture

Part One. The Profession Of Faith
Section One. “I Believe”–“We Believe”
Chapter Two. God Comes To Meet Man
Article 3. Sacred ScriptureI. Christ–The Unique Word of Sacred Scripture II. Inspiration and Truth of Sacred Scripture III. The Holy Spirit, Interpreter of Scripture IV. The Canon of Scripture V. Sacred Scripture in the Life of the Church In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 142-184

Tour of the Catechism #6 – Man’s Response to God

Part One. The Profession Of Faith
Section One. “I Believe”–“We Believe”
Chapter Three. Man’s Response To God
Article 1. I Believe I. The Obedience of Faith II. “I Know Whom I Have Believed” III. The Characteristics of Faith
Article 2. We Believe I. “Lord, Look upon the Faith of Your Church” II. The Language of Faith III. Only One Faith In Brief
Ave Maria!

Part One. The Profession Of Faith

Tour of the Catechism #7 – Creeds, God the Father

Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith
The Creeds
Chapter One. I Believe In God The Father
Article 1. “I Believe In God The Father Almighty, Creator Of Heaven And Earth” Paragraph 1. I Believe in God I. “I Believe in One God” II. God Reveals His Name III. God, “He Who Is,” Is Truth and Love IV. The Implications of Faith in One God
In Brief
Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 232-248

Tour of the Catechism #8 – The Father

Part One. The Profession Of Faith
Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
Chapter One. I Believe In God The Father
Article 1. “I Believe In God The Father Almighty, Creator Of Heaven And Earth”
Paragraph 2. The Father
I. “In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”
II. The Revelation of God as Trinity
Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 249-281

Tour of the Catechism #9 – The Holy Trinity

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– Chapter One. I Believe In God The Father
– – Article 1. “I Believe In God The Father Almighty, Creator Of Heaven And Earth”
– – – Paragraph 2. The Father
– – – – III. The Holy Trinity in the Teaching of the Faith
– – – – IV. The Divine Works and the Trinitarian Missions
– – – – In Brief
– – – Paragraph 3. The Almighty
– – – – In Brief
– – – Paragraph 4. The Creator
Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 282-324

Tour of the Catechism #10 – Creation

Part One. The Profession Of Faith
Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
Chapter One. I Believe In God The Father
Article 1. “I Believe In God The Father Almighty, Creator Of Heaven And Earth”
Paragraph4. The Creator
I. Catechesis on Creation
II. Creation–Work of the Holy Trinity
III. “The World Was Created for the Glory of God”
IV. The Mystery of Creation
V. God Carries out His Plan: Divine Providence
In Brief
Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 325-385

Tour of the Catechism #11 – Heaven and Earth

Part One. The Profession Of Faith
Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
Chapter One. I Believe In God The Father
Article 1. “I Believe In God The Father Almighty, Creator Of Heaven And Earth”
Paragraph 5. Heaven and Earth
I. The Angels
II. The VIsible World
In Brief
Paragraph 6. Man
I. “In the Image of God”
II. “Body and Soul but Truly One”
III. “Male and Female He Created Them”
IV. Man in Paradise
In Brief
Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 385-421

Tour of the Catechism #12 – The Fall

Part One. The Profession Of Faith
Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
Chapter One. I Believe In God The Father
Article 1. “I Believe In God The Father Almighty, Creator Of Heaven And Earth”
Paragraph 7. The Fall
I. Where Sin Abounded, Grace Abounded All the More
II. The Fall of the Angels
III. Original Sin
IV. “You Did Not Abandon Him to the Power of Death”
In Brief
Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 422-455

Tour of the Catechism #13 – I Believe In Jesus

Part One. The Profession Of Faith
Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
Chapter Two. I Believe In Jesus Christ, The Only Son Of God
– Article 2. “And In Jesus Christ, His Only Son, Our Lord”
– – I. Jesus
– – II. Christ
– – III. The Only Son of God
– – IV. Lord
– – In Brief
Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 456-483

Tour of the Catechism #14 – Son of God Became Man

Part One. The Profession Of Faith
Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
Chapter Two. I Believe In Jesus Christ, The Only Son Of God
– Article 3. “He Was Conceived By The Power Of The Holy Spirit, And Was Born Of The Virgin Mary”
– – Paragraph 1. The Son of God Became Man
– – – I. Why Did the Word Become Flesh?
– – – II. The Incarnation
– – – III. True God and True Man
– – – IV. How Is the Son of God Man?
– – – In Brief
Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 484-511

Tour of the Catechism #15 – Born of the Virgin Mary

Part One. The Profession Of Faith
Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
Chapter Two. I Believe In Jesus Christ, The Only Son Of God
– Article 3. “He Was Conceived By The Power Of The Holy Spirit, And Was Born Of The VIrgin Mary”
– – Paragraph 2. “Conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit and Born of the VIrgin Mary”
– – – I. Conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit . . .
– – – II. …Born of the VIrgin Mary
– – – In Brief
Ave Maria!

Paragraghs 512-570

Tour of the Catechism #16 – Christ’s Life

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– Chapter Two. I Believe In Jesus Christ, The Only Son Of God
– – Article 3. “He Was Conceived By The Power Of The Holy Spirit, – And Was Born Of The VIrgin Mary”
– – – Paragraph 3. The Mysteries of Christ’s Life
– – – – I. Christ’s Whole Life Is Mystery
– – – – II. The Mysteries of Jesus’ Infancy and Hidden Life
– – – – III. The Mysteries of Jesus’ Public Life
– – – – In Brief
Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 571-637

Tour of the Catechism #17 – Jesus Suffered and Died

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– Chapter Two. I Believe In Jesus Christ, The Only Son Of God
– – Article 4. “Jesus Christ Suffered Under Pontius Pilate, Was Crucified, Died, And Was Buried”
– – – Paragraph 1. Jesus and Israel
– – – – I. Jesus and the Law
– – – – II. Jesus and the Temple
– – – – III. Jesus and Israel’s Faith in the One God and Savior
– – – – In Brief
– – – Paragraph 2. Jesus Died Crucified
– – – – I. The Trial of Jesus
– – – – II. Christ’s Redemptive Death in God’s Plan of Salvation
– – – – III. Christ Offered Himself to His Father for Our Sins
– – – – In Brief
– – – Paragraph 3. Jesus Christ Was Buried
– – – – In Brief
– – Article 5. “He Descended Into Hell On The Third Day He Rose Again”
– – – Paragraph 1. Christ Descended into Hell
– – – In Brief
Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 638-682

Tour of the Catechism #18 – Resurrection

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– Chapter Two. I Believe In Jesus Christ, The Only Son Of God
– – Article 5. “He Descended Into Hell On The Third Day He Rose Again”
– – – Paragraph 2. On the Third Day He Rose from the Dead
– – – – I. The Historical and Transcendent Event
– – – – II. The Resurrection–A Work of the Holy Trinity
– – – – III. The Meaning and Saving Significance of the Resurrection
– – – – In Brief
– – Article 6. “He Ascended Into Heaven And Is Seated At The Right Hand Of The Father”
– – – In Brief
– – Article 7. “From Thence He Will Come Again To Judge The Living And The Dead”
– – – I. He Will Come Again in Glory
– – – II. To Judge the Living and the Dead
– – – In Brief
Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 683-701

Tour of the Catechism #19 – The Holy Spirit

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – Article 8. “I Believe In The Holy Spirit”
– – – I. The Joint Mission of the Son and the Spirit
– – – II. The Name, Titles, and Symbols of the Holy Spirit

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 702-747

Tour of the Catechism #20 – God’s Spirit

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – Article 8. “I Believe In The Holy Spirit”
– – – III. God’s Spirit and Word in the Time of the Promises
– – – IV. The Spirit of Christ in the Fullness of Time
– – – V. The Spirit and the Church in the Last Days
– – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 748-769

Tour of the Catechism #21 – I Believe in the Church

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 9. “I Believe In The Holy Catholic Church”
– – – – – Paragraph 1. The Church in God’s Plan
– – – – – – I. Names and Images of the Church
– – – – – – II. The Church’s Origin, Foundation, and Mission

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 770-810

Tour of the Catechism #22 – Mystery of the Church

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 9. “I Believe In The Holy Catholic Church”
– – – – – Paragraph 1. The Church in God’s Plan
– – – – – – III. The Mystery of the Church
– – – – – – In Brief
– – – – – Paragraph 2. The Church–People of God, Body of Christ, Temple of the Holy Spirit
– – – – – – I. The Church–People of God
– – – – – – II. The Church–Body of Christ
– – – – – – III. The Church Is the Temple of the Holy Spirit
– – – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 811-829

Tour of the Catechism #23 – Church is One, Holy

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 9. “I Believe In The Holy Catholic Church”
– – – – – Paragraph 3. The Church Is One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic
– – – – – – I. The Church Is One
– – – – – – II. The Church Is Holy

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 830-856

Tour of the Catechism #24 – The Church Is Catholic

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 9. “I Believe In The Holy Catholic Church”
– – – – – Paragraph 3. The Church Is One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic
– – – – – – III. The Church Is Catholic

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 857-870

Tour of the Catechism #25 – The Church Is Apostolic

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 9. “I Believe In The Holy Catholic Church”
– – – – – Paragraph 3. The Church Is One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic
– – – – – – IV. The Church Is Apostolic
– – – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 871 – 896

Tour of the Catechism #26 – Hierarchy of the Church

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 9. “I Believe In The Holy Catholic Church”
– – – – – Paragraph 4. Christ’s Faithful–Hierarchy, Laity, Consecrated Life
– – – – – – I. The Hierarchical Constitution of the Church

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 896 – 913

Tour of the Catechism #27 – The Lay Faithful

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 9. “I Believe In The Holy Catholic Church”
– – – – – Paragraph 4. Christ’s Faithful–Hierarchy, Laity, Consecrated Life
– – – – – – II. The Lay Faithful

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 914 – 945

Tour of the Catechism #28 – Consecrated Life

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 9. “I Believe In The Holy Catholic Church”
– – – – – Paragraph 4. Christ’s Faithful–Hierarchy, Laity, Consecrated Life
– – – – – – III. The Consecrated Life

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 946 – 975

Tour of the Catechism #29 – Saints and Mary

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 9. “I Believe In The Holy Catholic Church”
– – – – – Paragraph 5. The Communion of Saints
– – – – – – I. Communion in Spiritual Goods
– – – – – – II. The Communion of the Church of Heaven and Earth
– – – – – – In Brief
– – – – – Paragraph 6. Mary–Mother of Christ, Mother of the Church
– – – – – – I. Mary’s Motherhood with Regard to the Church
– – – – – – II. Devotion to the Blessed Virgin
– – – – – – III. Mary–Eschatological Icon of the Church
– – – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 976 – 987

Tour of the Catechism #30 – Forgiveness of Sins

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 10. “I Believe In The Forgiveness Of Sins”
– – – – – – I. One Baptism for the Forgiveness of Sins
– – – – – – II. The Power of the Keys
– – – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 988 – 1004

Tour of the Catechism #31 – Resurrection of the Body

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 11. “I Believe In The Resurrection Of The Body”
– – – – – I. Christ’s Resurrection and Ours

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1005 – 1019

Tour of the Catechism #32 – Dying in Christ Jesus

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 11. “I Believe In The Resurrection of The Body”
– – – – – II. Dying in Christ Jesus
– – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1020 – 1065

Tour of the Catechism #33 – Life Everlasting

– Part One. The Profession Of Faith
– – Section Two.: The Profession Of The Christian Faith, The Creeds
– – – Chapter Three.: I Believe In The Holy Spirit
– – – – Article 12. “I Believe In Life Everlasting”
– – – – – I. The Particular Judgment
– – – – – II. Heaven
– – – – – III. The Final Purification, or Purgatory
– – – – – IV. Hell
– – – – – V. The Last Judgment
– – – – – VI. The Hope of the New Heaven and the New Earth
– – – – – In Brief
– – – – “Amen”

Ave Maria!

 

Paragraphs 1066-1075

Tour of the Catechism #34 – Sacraments, Introduction

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter One. The Paschal Mystery In The Age Of The Church

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1076-1112

Tour of the Catechism #35 – Liturgy and Holy Trinity

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter One. The Paschal Mystery In The Age Of The Church
– – – – Article 1. The Liturgy–Work Of The Holy Trinity
– – – – – I. The Father–Source and Goal of the Liturgy
– – – – – II. Christ’s Work in the Liturgy
– – – – – III. The Holy Spirit and the Church in the Liturgy
– – – – – In Brief

Liturgy and Holy Trinity

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1113-1134

Tour of the Catechism #36 – Sacraments, Pascal Mystery

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter One. The Paschal Mystery In The Age Of The Church
– – – – Article 2. The Paschal Mystery In The Church’s Sacraments
– – – – – I. The Sacraments of Christ
– – – – – II. The Sacraments of the Church
– – – – – III. The Sacraments of Faith
– – – – – IV. The Sacraments of Salvation
– – – – – V. The Sacraments of Eternal Life
– – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1135-1162

Tour of the Catechism #37 – Sacraments, Who? How?

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Two. The Sacramental Celebration Of The Paschal Mystery
– – – – Article 1. Celebrating The Church’s Liturgy
– – – – – I. Who Celebrates?
– – – – – II. How Is the Liturgy Celebrated?

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1163-1199

Tour of the Catechism #38 – Sacraments, When? Where?

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Two. The Sacramental Celebration Of The Paschal Mystery
– – – – Article 1. Celebrating The Church’s Liturgy
– – – – – III. When Is the Liturgy Celebrated?
– – – – – IV. Where Is the Liturgy Celebrated?
– – – – – In Brief

when, where

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1200-1209

Tour of the Catechism #39 – Liturgy, Diversity & Unity

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Two. The Sacramental Celebration Of The Paschal Mystery
– – – – Article 2. Liturgical Diversity And The Unity Of The Mystery
– – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1210 – 1245

Tour of the Catechism #40 – Sacrament Of Baptism

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section Two. The Seven Sacraments Of The Church
– – – Chapter One. The Sacraments Of Christian Initiation
– – – – Article 1. The Sacrament Of Baptism
– – – – – I. What Is this Sacrament Called?
– – – – – II. Baptism in the Economy of Salvation
– – – – – III. How Is the Sacrament of Baptism Celebrated?

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1246 – 1284

Tour of the Catechism #41 – Baptism, Who, Necessity, Grace

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section Two. The Seven Sacraments Of The Church
– – – Chapter One. The Sacraments Of Christian Initiation
– – – – Article 1. The Sacrament Of Baptism
– – – – – IV. Who Can Receive Baptism?
– – – – – V. Who Can Baptize?
– – – – – VI. The Necessity of Baptism
– – – – – VII. The Grace of Baptism
– – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1285 – 1321

Tour of the Catechism #42 – Sacrament of Confirmation

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section Two. The Seven Sacraments Of The Church
– – – Chapter One. The Sacraments Of Christian Initiation
– – – – Article 2. The Sacrament Of Confirmation
– – – – – I. Confirmation in the Economy of Salvation
– – – – – II. The Signs and the Rite of Confirmation
– – – – – III. The Effects of Confirmation
– – – – – IV. Who Can Receive This Sacrament?
– – – – – V. The Minister of Confirmation
– – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1322 – 1344

Tour of the Catechism #43 – Eucharist Introduction

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section Two. The Seven Sacraments Of The Church
– – – Chapter One. The Sacraments Of Christian Initiation
– – – – Article 3. The Sacrament Of The Eucharist
– – – – – I. The Eucharist–Source and Summit of Ecclesial Life
– – – – – II. What Is This Sacrament Called?
– – – – – III. The Eucharist in the Economy of Salvation

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1345 – 1372

Tour of the Catechism #44 – Eucharist, Liturgy, Sacrifice

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section Two. The Seven Sacraments Of The Church
– – – Chapter One. The Sacraments Of Christian Initiation
– – – – Article 3. The Sacrament Of The Eucharist
– – – – – IV. The Liturgical Celebration of the Eucharist
– – – – – V. The Sacramental Sacrifice: Thanksgiving, Memorial, Presence

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1373 – 1381

Tour of the Catechism #45 – Eucharist Real Presence

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section Two. The Seven Sacraments Of The Church
– – – Chapter One. The Sacraments Of Christian Initiation
– – – – Article 3. The Sacrament Of The Eucharist
– – – – – V. The Sacramental Sacrifice: Thanksgiving, Memorial, Presence

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1382 – 1419

Tour of the Catechism #46 – Eucharist: Banquet & Pledge

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter One. The Paschal Mystery In The Age Of The Church
– – – – Article 3. The Sacrament Of The Eucharist
– – – – – VI. The Paschal Banquet
– – – – – VII. The Eucharist–“Pledge of the Glory to Come”
– – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1440 – 1449

Tour of the Catechism #47 – Sacraments of Healing

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Two. The Sacraments Of Healing
– – – – Article 4. The Sacrament Of Penance And Reconciliation
– – – – – VI. The Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1450 – 1470

Tour of the Catechism #48 – Reconciliation: Penitent, Minster, Effects

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Two. The Sacraments Of Healing
– – – – Article 4. The Sacrament Of Penance And Reconciliation
– – – – – VII. The Acts of the Penitent
– – – – – VIII. The Minister of This Sacrament
– – – – – IX. The Effects of This Sacrament

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1450 – 1470

Tour of the Catechism #49 – Reconciliation: Penitent, Minster, Effects

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Two. The Sacraments Of Healing
– – – – Article 4. The Sacrament Of Penance And Reconciliation
– – – – – VII. The Acts of the Penitent
– – – – – VIII. The Minister of This Sacrament
– – – – – IX. The Effects of This Sacrament

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1471 – 1498

Tour of the Catechism #50 – Indulgences and Penance

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Two. The Sacraments Of Healing
– – – – Article 4. The Sacrament Of Penance And Reconciliation
– – – – – X. Indulgences
– – – – – Xi. The Celebration of the Sacrament of Penance
– – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1499 – 1532

Tour of the Catechism #51 – Anointing of the Sick

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Two. The Sacraments Of Healing
– – – – Article 5. The Anointing Of The Sick
– – – – – I. Its Foundations in the Economy of Salvation
– – – – – II. Who Receives and Who Administers This Sacrament?
– – – – – III. How Is This Sacrament Celebrated?
– – – – – IV. The Effects of the Celebration of This Sacrament
– – – – – V. Viaticum, the Last Sacrament of the Christian
– – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1533 – 1553

Tour of the Catechism #52 – Sacrament of Holy Orders

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Three. The Sacraments At The Service Of Communion
– – – – Article 6. The Sacrament Of Holy Orders
– – – – – I. Why Is This Sacrament Called “Orders”?
– – – – – II. The Sacrament of Holy Orders in the Economy of Salvation

Ave Maria!

Paragraphs 1554 – 1600

Tour of the Catechism #53 – Holy Orders, Continued

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Three. The Sacraments At The Service Of Communion
– – – – Article 6. The Sacrament Of Holy Orders
– – – – – III. The Three Degrees of the Sacrament of Holy Orders
– – – – – IV. The Celebration of This Sacrament
– – – – – V. Who Can Confer This Sacrament?
– – – – – VI. Who Can Receive This Sacrament?
– – – – – VII. The Effects of the Sacrament of Holy Orders
– – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

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Tour of the Catechism #54 – Sacrament of Matrimony

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Three. The Sacraments At The Service Of Communion
– – – – Article 7. The Sacrament Of Matrimony
– – – – – I. Marriage in God’s Plan

Ave Maria!

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Tour of the Catechism #55 – Marriage, the Particulars

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Three. The Sacraments At The Service Of Communion
– – – – Article 7. The Sacrament Of Matrimony
– – – – – II. The Celebration of Marriage
– – – – – III. Matrimonial Consent
– – – – – IV. The Effects of the Sacrament of Matrimony
– – – – – V. The Goods and Requirements of Conjugal Love
– – – – – VI. The Domestic Church
– – – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

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Tour of the Catechism #56 – Sacramentals and Funerals

– Part Two. The Celebration Of The Christian Mystery
– – Section One. The Sacramental Economy
– – – Chapter Four. Other Liturgical Celebrations
– – – – Article 1. Sacramentals
– – – – – In Brief
– – – – Article 2. Christian Funerals
– – – – – I. The Christian’s Last Passover
– – – – – II. The Celebration of Funerals

Ave Maria!

Tour of the Catechism #57 – Part Three – Context, Introduction

Tour of the Catechism #58 – Life In Christ – Introduction

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Tour of the Catechism #59 – Dignity Of The Human Person

Part Three. Life In Christ
– Section One. Man’s Vocation Life In The Spirit
– – Chapter One. The Dignity Of The Human Person
– – – Article 1. Man: The Image Of God
– – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

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Tour of the Catechism #60 – Our Vocation To Beatitude

Part Three. Life In Christ
– Section One. Man’s Vocation Life In The Spirit
– – Chapter One. The Dignity Of The Human Person
– – – Article 2. Our Vocation To Beatitude
– – – – I. The Beatitudes
– – – – II. The Desire for Happiness
– – – – III. Christian Beatitude
– – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

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Tour of the Catechism #61 – Man’s Freedom

Part Three. Life In Christ
– Section One. Man’s Vocation Life In The Spirit
– – Chapter One. The Dignity Of The Human Person
– – – Article 3. Man’s Freedom
– – – – I. Freedom and Responsibility
– – – – II. Human Freedom in the Economy of Salvation
– – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

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Tour of the Catechism #62 – Morality of Human Acts

Part Three. Life In Christ
– Section One. Man’s Vocation Life In The Spirit
– – Chapter One. The Dignity Of The Human Person
– – – Article 4. The Morality Of Human Acts
– – – – I. The Sources of Morality
– – – – II. Good Acts and Evil Acts
– – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

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Tour of the Catechism #63 – Morality of The Passions

Part Three. Life In Christ
– Section One. Man’s Vocation Life In The Spirit
– – Chapter One. The Dignity Of The Human Person
– – – Article 5. The Morality Of The Passions
– – – – I. Passions
– – – – II. Passions and Moral Life
– – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

 

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Tour of the Catechism #64 – Moral Conscience

Part Three. Life In Christ
– Section One. Man’s Vocation Life In The Spirit
– – Chapter One. The Dignity Of The Human Person
– – – Article 6. Moral Conscience
– – – – I. The Judgment of Conscience
– – – – II. The Formation of Conscience
– – – – III. To Choose in Accord with Conscience
– – – – IV. Erroneous Judgment
– – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

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Tour of the Catechism #65 – The Virtues

Part Three. Life In Christ
– Section One. Man’s Vocation Life In The Spirit
– – Chapter One. The Dignity Of The Human Person
– – – Article 7. The Virtues
– – – – I. The Human Virtues

Ave Maria!

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Tour of the Catechism #66 – Theological Virtues

Part Three. Life In Christ
– Section One. Man’s Vocation Life In The Spirit
– – Chapter One. The Dignity Of The Human Person
– – – Article 7. The Virtues
– – – – II. The Theological Virtues
– – – – III. The Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit
– – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

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Tour of the Catechism #67 – Sin

Part Three. Life In Christ
– Section One. Man’s Vocation Life In The Spirit
– – Chapter One. The Dignity Of The Human Person
– – – Article 8. Sin
– – – – I. Mercy and Sin
– – – – II. The Definition of Sin
– – – – III. The Different Kinds of Sins
– – – – IV. The Gravity of Sin: Mortal and Venial Sin
– – – – V. The Proliferation of Sin
– – – – In Brief

Ave Maria!

 

Tour of the Catechism #68– Society

Paragraphs 1877-1896

Ave Maria!

Tour of the Catechism #69– Authority, Common Good, Responsibility

Paragraphs 1897-1927

Ave Maria!

Tour of the Catechism #70– Social Justice

Paragraphs 1928-1948

Ave Maria!

 

Tour of the Catechism #71 – Law and Salvation/Natural Law/Moral Law/Old Law

Paragraphs 1949-1964

Ave Maria!

Tour of the Catechism #72 – Old Law/New Law

Paragraphs 1965-1986

Ave Maria!

 

 

Tour of the Catechism #73 – Justification/Grace

Paragraphs 1987-2005

Ave Maria!

Tour of the Catechism #74 – Merit/Holiness

Paragraphs 2006-2029

Ave Maria!

 

Tour of the Catechism #75 – Magisterium/Teaching

Paragraphs 2030-2051

Ave Maria!

 

Tour of the Catechism #76 – The Ten Commandments

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PART THREE – LIFE IN CHRIST
– SECTION TWO: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
– – IN BRIEF

Ave Maria!

Tour of the Catechism #77 – The Ten Commandments – Worship The Lord

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PART THREE – LIFE IN CHRIST
– SECTION TWO: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
– – CHAPTER ONE: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind”
– – – ARTICLE 1: THE FIRST COMMANDMENT
– – – – I. “You Shall Worship the Lord Your God and Him Only Shall You Serve”
– – – – II. “Him Only Shall You Serve”

Ave Maria!

Tour of the Catechism #78 – The Ten Commandments – No Other Gods

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PART THREE – LIFE IN CHRIST
– SECTION TWO: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
– – CHAPTER ONE: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind”
– – – ARTICLE 1: THE FIRST COMMANDMENT
– – – – III. “You Shall Have No Other Gods before Me”
– – – – IV. “You Shall Not Make for Yourself a Graven Image”
– – – – IN BRIEF

Ave Maria!

Tour of the Catechism #79 – The Ten Commandments – Name Of The Lord

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PART THREE – LIFE IN CHRIST
– SECTION TWO: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
– – CHAPTER ONE: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind”
– – – ARTICLE 2: THE SECOND COMMANDMENT
– – – – I. The Name of the Lord Is Holy
– – – – II. Taking the Name of the Lord in Vain
– – – – III. The Christian Name
– – – – IN BRIEF

Ave Maria!

Tour of the Catechism #80 – The Ten Commandments – Keep The Lord’s Day

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PART THREE – LIFE IN CHRIST
– SECTION TWO: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
– – CHAPTER ONE: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind”
– – – ARTICLE 3: THE THIRD COMMANDMENT
– – – – I. The Sabbath Day
– – – – II. The Lord’s Day
– – – – IN BRIEF

Ave Maria!

4th – Honor your Mother and Father – Tour of the Catechism #81

Part III – Life in Christ – #2196 – 2213

Fr. Mahan starts the second tablet of the Ten Commandments, Love of Neighbor. He begins with the 4th Commandment Honor your Mother and Father (Ex 20:12) NAB Ex 20:12 http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20 CCC Part III – Life in Christ – #2196 http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2.htm

I. The Family in God’s Plan –

II. The Family and Society

 

4th – Family Duties – Tour of The Catechisms – #82

Part III – Life in Christ – #2214 – 2233

Fr. Mahan continues his discussion of the 4th Commandment and the Duties of Family Memebers (Ex 20:12) NAB Ex 20:12 http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20

CCC Part III – Life in Christ – #2214 http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a…

III. The Duties of Family Members

– – The duties of children

– – The duties of parents –

IV. The Family and the Kingdom

 

Duties of Civil Authorities – Tour of the Catechism #83

Part III – Life in Christ – #2234 – 2257

Fr. Mahan continues his discussion of the 4th Commandment and the Duties of Family Members (Ex 20:12) where the Catechism extends these to the all of humanity, all our neighbors, our superiors and those whom we represent.

NAB Ex 20:12 http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20

CCC Part III – Life in Christ – #2234 http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a…

V. THE AUTHORITIES IN CIVIL SOCIETY –

Duties of civil authorities

– The duties of citizens

– The political community and the Church

 

5th: You Shall Not Kill – Tour of the Catechism #84

Part III – Life in Christ – #2258 – 2283 Fr. Mahan starts with a discussion of the 5th Commandment “You shall not kill” (Ex 20:13) where the Catechism extends this to respect all human life.

I. RESPECT FOR HUMAN LIFE 

– The witness of sacred history 

– Intentional homicide 

– Abortion 

– Euthanasia

– Suicide

Ave Maria!

 

5th Commandment: Respect of Person – Tour of the Catechism #85

Part III – Life in Christ – #2284 – 2301

Fr. Mahan continues with his discussion of the 5th Commandment “You shall not kill” (Ex 20:13) where the Catechism applies this to respect of the dignity of the human person.

NAB Ex 20:13http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20#…

CCC Part III – Life in Christ – #2284http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a… II. RESPECT FOR THE DIGNITY OF PERSONS

– Respect for the souls of others: scandal

– Respect for health

– Respect for the person and scientific research

– Respect for bodily integrity

– Respect for the dead

Ave Maria!

 

5th Commandment – Avoiding War – Tour of the Catechism #86

Fr. Mahan continues with his discussion of the 5th Commandment “You shall not kill” (Ex 20:13) where the Catechism applies this to the need to avoid war and strive for peace.

NAB Ex 20:13http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20#…

CCC Part III – Life in Christ – #2302http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a…

III. SAFEGUARDING PEACE

– Peace

– Avoiding war

Ave Maria!

 

 

6th Commandment – Integrity and Chasity – Tour of the Catechism #87

Part III – Life in Christ – #2331 – 2350

Fr. Mahan continues with his discussion of the 6th Commandment “You shall not commit adultery” (Ex 20:14) where the Catechism applies this to need to respect the integrity of the person.

NAB Ex 20:13http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20#…

CCC Part III – Life in Christ – #2331http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a…

ARTICLE 6 – THE SIXTH COMMANDMENT

I. “MALE AND FEMALE HE CREATED THEM . . .”

II. THE VOCATION TO CHASTITY

– The integrity of the person

– The integrality of the gift of self

– The various forms of chastity

Ave Maria!

6th Commandment – Offenses to Chastity – Tour of the Catechism #88

Part III – Life in Christ – #2351-2359Fr. Mahan continues with his discussion of the 6th Commandment “You shall not commit adultery” (Ex 20:14) where the Catechism applies this to need to respect the integrity of the person.NAB Ex 20:13 – http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20#…CCC Part III – Life in Christ – #2351 http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a… ARTICLE 6- THE SIXTH COMMANDMENT II. THE VOCATION TO CHASTITY (Cont.)- Offenses against chastity- Chastity and homosexualityAve Maria!

6th Commandment – Love of Husband & Wife – Tour of the Catechism #89

Part III – Life in Christ – #2360 – 2372

Fr. Mahan continues with his discussion of the 6th Commandment “You shall not commit adultery” (Ex 20:14) where the Catechism applies this to need to respect the integrity of the person.

NAB Ex 20:13http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20#…

CCC Part III – Life in Christ – #2360 http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a…

III. THE LOVE OF HUSBAND AND WIFE

– Conjugal fidelity

– The fecundity of marriage

Ave Maria!

 

6th Commandment – Children & Dignity of Marriage – Tour of the Catechism #90

Part III – Life in Christ – #2373 – 2400

Fr. Mahan continues with his discussion of the 6th Commandment “You shall not commit adultery” (Ex 20:14) where the Catechism applies this to need to the gift of a child and offenses against marriage.

NAB Ex 20:13http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20#….

CCC Part III – Life in Christ – #2373 http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a…

III. THE LOVE OF HUSBAND AND WIFE (Cont.)

– The gift of a child IV. OFFENSES AGAINST THE DIGNITY OF MARRIAGE

– Adultery

– Divorce

– Other offenses against the dignity of marriage

– In Brief: 6th Commandment

Ave Maria!

7th Commandment – Do Not Steal – Catechism Tour #91

CCC # 2401-2418 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on the 7th Commandment “You shall not steal” (Ex 20 : 15) where the Catechism explains the principles behind private ownership and how this relates to the dignity of a person.

NAB Ex 20:15http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20#….

CCC – Part Three – Life in Christ Section Two – The Ten Commandments Chapter Two – “You Shall Love Your Neighbor as Yourself” Article 7: The Seventh Commandment – #2401 – 2418 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a…

I. The Universal Destination and the Private Ownership of Goods

II. Respect for Persons and Their Goods Respect for the integrity of creation

7th Commandment – Social Doctrine – Catechism Tour #92

CCC # 2419 – 2463 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on the 7th Commandment “You shall not steal” (Ex 20 : 15) where the Catechism explains how this commandment relates to the Church’s social doctrine. NAB Ex 20:15http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20#…

CCC – Part Three – Life in Christ Section Two – The Ten Commandments Chapter Two – “You Shall Love Your Neighbor as Yourself” Article 7: The Seventh Commandment – #2419 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a…

III. The Social Doctrine of the Church

IV. Economic Activity and Social Justice

V. Justice and Solidarity among Nations

VI. Love for the Poor

8th Commandment – False Witness – Catechism Tour #93

CCC # 2464-2513 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on the 8th Commandment “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor” (Ex 20 : 16) where the Catechism applies this to the general need to love and respect God who is the truth. NAB Ex 20:16http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20#….

CCC – Part Three – Life in Christ Section Two – The Ten Commandments Chapter Two – “You Shall Love Your Neighbor as Yourself” Article 8: The Eighth Commandment – #2464 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a…

I. Living in the Truth

II. To Bear Witness to the Truth

III. Offenses against Truth

IV. Respect for the Truth

V. The Use of the Social Communications Media

VI. Truth, Beauty, and Sacred Art

9th Commandment – Coveting Neighbor’s Wife – Catechism Tour #94

CCC # 2514 – 2533 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on the 9th Commandment “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his manservant, or his maidservant, or his ox, or his ass, or anything that is your neighbor’s.” (Ex 20 : 17) where the Catechism explains how we are to fight against all disordered passions, striving for purity of heart and how this relates to the tension within us between the spirit and the flesh. NAB Ex 20:17http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20#….

CCC – Part Three – Life in Christ Section Two – The Ten Commandments Chapter Two – “You Shall Love Your Neighbor as Yourself” Article 9: The Ninth Commandment – #2514 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a…

I. Purification of the Heart

II. The Battle for Purity

10th Commandment – Coveting Neighbor’s Goods – Catechism Tour #95

CCC # 2534-2557 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on the 10th Commandment “You shall not covet . . . anything that is your neighbor’s. . . . You shall not desire your neighbor’s house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, or his ox, or his ass, or anything that is your neighbor’s.” (Ex 20 : 17) where the Catechism says this commandment “unfolds and completes the ninth commandment” that is concerned with concupiscence. It also relates this to many of the other commandments. NAB Ex 20:17http://www.usccb.org/bible/exodus/20#….

CCC – Part Three – Life in Christ Section Two – The Ten Commandments Chapter Two – “You Shall Love Your Neighbor as Yourself” Article 10: The Tenth Commandment – #2534 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p3s2c2a…

I. The Disorder of Covetous Desires

II. The Desires of the Spirit

III. Poverty of Heart

IV. “I Want to See God”

Christian Prayer Life – Catechism Tour #96

CCC # 2558-2565 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on prayer in the Christian way of life, explaining what prayer is. Part Four – Christian Prayer – Section One – Prayer in The Christian Life – # 2558 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p4s1.htm

– – WHAT IS PRAYER?

– – – Prayer as God’s gift

– – – Prayer as covenant

– – – Prayer as communion

Prayer in the Old Testament – Catechism Tour #97

CCC # 2566-2577 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on prayer in the Old Testament and how Man is in search of God but God is seeking him first. Part Four – Christian Prayer – Section One – Prayer in The Christian Life – – Chapter One – The Revelation of Prayer – – – The Universal Call to Prayer – # 2566 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p4s1c1.htm

– – – Article 1 – In The Old Testament –

– – – – Creation – source of prayer

– – – – God’s promise and the prayer of Faith

– – – – Moses and the prayer of the mediator

Prayer of David, Elijah, Psalms – Catechism Tour #98

CCC # 2578-2597 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on the example of prayer in the Old Testament, focusing on David, Elijah and the Psalms. Part Four – Christian Prayer – Section One – Prayer in The Christian Life – – Chapter One – The Revelation of Prayer – – – Article 1 – In The Old Testament – # 2578 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p4s1c1a…

– – – – David and the prayer of the king

– – – – Elijah, the prophets and conversion of heart

– – – – The Psalms, the prayer of the assembly

Example of Christ’s Prayers – Catechism Tour #99

CCC # 2598-2622 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on how the fullness of the Christian Prayer life is found in the New Testament in the Fullness of Time as Jesus himself as well as His Mother Mary gives the most prayerful examples.

Part Four – Christian Prayer –

Section One – Prayer in The Christian Life – –

Chapter One – The Revelation of Prayer – – –

Article 2 – In The Fullness of Time – # 2589 http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p4s1c1a…

– – – – Jesus prays

– – – – Jesus teaches us how to pray

– – – – Jesus hears our prayer

– – – – The prayer of the Virgin Mary

Forms of Payer – Catechism Tour #100

CCC # 2623-2649 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on prayer in the age of the Church, starting from the time of Pentecost onward as the Holy Spirit inspires the early Church to many rich forms of prayer life. He covers the use of the Old Testament Psalms and the forms of prayer: Blessing, Petition, Intercession, Thanksgiving, and Praise.

Part Four – Christian Prayer –

Section One – Prayer in The Christian Life

– – Chapter One – The Revelation of Prayer

– – – Article 3 – In The Age of The Church – # 2623 http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p4s1c1a…

– – – – I. Blessing and Adoration

– – – – II. Prayer of Petition

– – – – III. Prayer of Intercession

– – – – IV. Prayer of Thanksgiving

– – – – V. Prayer of Praise

Wellsprings of Prayer – Catechism Tour #101

CCC # 2650-2682 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on the wellsprings of prayer (Scripture, Liturgy, Theological virtues of Faith, Hope and Charity) and the ways of prayer, (to the Father, Son and Holy Spirit). Part Four – Christian Prayer

– Section One – Prayer in The Christian Life

– – Chapter One – The Tradition of Prayer – # 2650 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p4s1c2.htm

– – – Article 3 – At the Wellsprings of Prayer – # 2652 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p4s1c2a…

– – – – The Word of God

– – – – The Liturgy of the Church

– – – – The theological virtues

– – – – “Today” – – – Article 2 – The Way of Prayer – # 2663 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p4s1c2a…

– – – – Prayer to the Father

– – – – Prayer to Jesus

– – – – “Come, Holy Spirit”

– – – – In communion with the holy Mother of God

Prayer of Saints – Catechism Tour #102

CCC # 2683-2696 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on the tradition of prayer in the Church and the role of saints, religious orders and places of worship to help us grow closer to God in a life of prayer. Part Four – Christian Prayer –

Section One – Prayer in The Christian Life

– – Chapter One – The Tradition of Prayer

– – – Article 3: Guides for Prayer – # 2683-2696 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p4s1c2a…

– – – – A cloud of witnesses

– – – – Servants of prayer

– – – – Places favorable for prayer

Expressions of Prayer – Catechism Tour #103

CCC # 2697-2724 

Fr. Mahan continues his Tour of the Catechism of the Catholic Church where it teaches on the various expression of prayer including, vocal prayer, meditation and contemplative prayer Part Four – Christian Prayer –

Section One – Prayer in The Christian Life

– – Chapter Three: The Life of Prayer

– – – Article 1: Expressions of Prayer – # 2697 – http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p4s1c3a…

– – – – I. Vocal Prayer

– – – – II. Meditation

– – – – III. Contemplative Prayer

 

 

 

 

 

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