November 2013

  • Why do we celebrate the Feast of all Saints?
  • What will it be like when the world comes to an end?
  • What will it be like when Christ judges us and the whole world?
  • As we prepare to conclude "This Year of Faith"---What is Faith?

October 2013

  • Why can there be only one Church?
  • Why is the Church called catholic?
  • Why is the Church not a democratic organization?
  • What are we really celebrating on Halloween?

September 2013

  • What is Catholic teaching on labor and capitalism?
  • What’s the big deal about the Pope?
  • What is the Church’s teaching about family?
  • Why is pornography a sin?
  • Is it permissible to venerate relics?

August 2013

  • What is Sin?
  • What is the Feast of “The Assumption” all about?
  • What is the Difference between Mortal Sin and Venial Sin?
  • Did you know there are 3 Supernatural Virtues?

July 2013

  • What is Freedom?
  • Why Do We Worship God?
  • What is Conscience?
  • What is Charity?

June 2013

  • Marriage---It is a Sacrament
  • What is Adultery---and is Divorce the Appropriate Response?
  • Homosexuality---What is the Church’s Judgment?
  • Celibacy---Why is it Required of Priests and Bishops?
  • Euthanasia---What does Church Teach?

May 2013

  • May is the Month of Mary---What do we believe about her?
  • Did Mary have other children besides Jesus?
  • What is the sacrament of Confirmation?
  • What happens at Confirmation?

April 2013

  • What is Eucharist?
  • What does the term “Transubstantiation” mean?
  • What is the right way to honor the Lord present in the bread and wine?
  • How often must a Catholic participate in the celebration of the Eucharist (Mass)?

March 2013

  • Why must we suffer?
  • What about this “Guilt”...for which Catholics are mocked?
  • Why was Jesus condemned to death?
  • Why is the “Last Supper” so important to our Catholic Faith?

February 2013

  • Why do Catholics observe Lent?
  • Who instituted the Sacrament of Penance (Confession)?
  • The Sacrament of Anointing---what is it and who should receive it?
  • What is Purgatory?

January 2013

  • Why are there 7 Sacraments of the Catholic Faith?
  • Why does the Church baptize infants?
  • Is Baptism the only way to salvation? Must one be baptized?
  • What Happens in Baptism?

December 2012

  • Why Advent?
  • What does the "Immaculate Conception of Mary" mean?
  • What is Original Sin? What does the fall of Adam and Eve have to do with us?
  • Incarnation-----Why did God become man in Jesus?

November 2012

  • I Believe in God---What is Faith?
  • During this Year of Faith, we are asked to learn more about the Catechism of the Catholic Church---Why we believe, what we believe: Why do we pray The Creed?
  • During this Year of Faith, we are asked to learn more about the Catechism of the Catholic Church---Why we believe, what we believe: What do we do, once we have come to know God?
  • During this Year of Faith, we are asked to learn more about the Catechism of the Catholic Church---Why we believe, what we believe: What does my faith have to do with the Church?

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