About the Faith

Friday, May 9, 2008

Is your faith the Faith of the Apostles?

Do you believe what the earliest Christians believed?

Find out!

What did the Apostles and the early Christians believe about…


  • One God
  • The Trinity
  • God In Three Persons
  • The Divinity of Christ


  • Necessity of Baptism for salvation
  • Mortal Sin
  • Merit and Reward
  • Resurrection
  • Purgatory
  • Hell
  • Salvation and Non-Catholics

The Sacraments

  • Baptism
    – Baptismal grace
    – Baptismal regeneration (“born again”)
    – Baptizing infants
    – Necessity of Baptism for salvation
    – Trinitarian Baptism
  • Confirmation
  • The Eucharist
    – The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist
    – The Mass as a “Sacrifice”
  • Confession
  • Holy Orders
    – Bishops, Priests, and Deacons
    – Apostolic Succession
    – Women and the Priesthood
  • Matrimony
    – Divorce and Remarriage
    – Birth Control

The Pope

  • The Primacy of Peter
  • Peter the “Rock”
  • Peter in Rome
  • Peter’s Successors
  • The Authority of the Pope (Part I)
  • The Authority of the Pope (Part II)

Apostolic Tradition

The meaning of the word “Catholic”


  • Mother of God
  • Ever Virgin
  • Full of Grace

Moral Issues

  • Abortion
  • Birth Control
  • Divorce & Remarriage
  • Homosexuality

Want to learn more? Check out these resources.

What does the Catholic Church teach about…
(Click here to search the Catechism of the Catholic Church on any topic)

What did the earliest Christians believe about… (Click here to search the collected writings of the Early Church Fathers)

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