Pilgrimages captured with a “Holy Door Selfie”

A concept devised by Lois Wirth, manager of faith formation for children and youth, the project is intended to help explain the significance of Holy Doors and inform parishioners on how to receive the plenary indulgence by making a pilgrimage …

A concept devised by Lois Wirth, manager of faith formation for children and youth, the project is intended to help explain the significance of Holy Doors and inform parishioners on how to receive the plenary indulgence by making a pilgrimage …

149: May we worship Mary?

From YOUCAT, fact 149:

149: May we worship Mary?

No. Only God can be worshipped. But we can revere Mary as the Mother of our Lord. [971]

By worship we mean the humble, unconditional acknowledgment of the absolute superiority of …

499: When should a person pray?

From YOUCAT, fact 499:

499: When should a person pray?

From the earliest times Christians have prayed at least in the morning, at meals, and in the evening. Someone who does not pray regularly will soon not pray at all.

282: Does Sacred Scripture speak about a way to happiness?

From YOUCAT, fact 282:

282: Does Sacred Scripture speak about a way to happiness?

We become happy by trusting in Jesus’ words in the Beatitudes. [1716-1717]

The Gospel is a promise of happiness to all people who wish to walk …

84: Was Mary only an instrument of God?

From YOUCAT, fact 84:

84: Was Mary only an instrument of God?

Mary was more than a merely passive instrument of God. The Incarnation of God took place through her active consent as well. [493-494, 508-511]

When the angel told …

272: What are sacramentals?

From YOUCAT, fact 272:

272: What are sacramentals?

Sacramentals are sacred signs or sacred actions in which a blessing is conferred. [1667-1672, 1677-1678]

Examples of sacramentals are holy water, the consecration of a bell or an organ, the blessing of …

261: How does the sacrament of Matrimony come about?

From YOUCAT, fact 261:

261: How does the sacrament of Matrimony come about?

The –> SACRAMENT of Matrimony comes about through a promise made by a man and a woman before God and the Church, which is accepted and confirmed

76: Why did God become man in Jesus?

From YOUCAT, fact 76:

76: Why did God become man in Jesus?

“For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven” (Nicene –> Creed). [456-460]

In Jesus Christ, God reconciled the world to himself and redeemed mankind …

83: What does the “Immaculate Conception of Mary” mean?

From YOUCAT, fact 83:

83: What does the “Immaculate Conception of Mary” mean?

The Church believes that “the most Blessed Virgin Mary was, from the first moment of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege of almighty God and