What is a saint?
Ordinary lives lived well
Mary in God's Plan for our Salvation
The New Eve
Assumption and Cornation
Miracles of Jesus
Appearces by Jesus and Mary
Commandments dealing with the Love of God
Why are the Catholic Church's Commandments numbered differently?
Putting God First - Faith, Hope, Love
Keeping the Lord's name Holy
Keeping the Sabbath Day Holy
Love of Neighbor
Duties toward authorities - parents, employers, public officials, and children
Just War theory
Murder, abortion, euthenasia
End of Life Issues
The Gift of our Human Sexuality
Open to life, open to love, and the act is committed between a married man and a married woman married to each other
Abuses against our gift of sexuality
Adultry in the Heart
Temptation versus sin
Emphasis on the act versus the desire of the heart.
Commandment 7 is more than stealing
Review of commandments 6 and 9
Introduction to the 7 Sacraments
Review on Grace, and why we need this free gift given to us from God
Signs and Graces
Form and matter
Baptism - why infants?
Baptism - necessity and grace
Confirmation: Signs, Graces, and Effects
Review of sacraments
Signs, Graces, Scripture based
The Last Supper
The Real Presence of Jesus explained using logic and reason
The effects of the sacrament
7 things to consider before receiving communion
Liturgy of the Word
Liturgy of the Eucharist
The Liturgical Calendar
The Liturgical Year
Participating in the Mass
Bishops - Cardinals, Archbishops
Priests - Religious and Diocesan
Vows made by different groups
Why no women's ordinations
What is this Sacrament?
Where do I find it in the bible?
Not just your death bed Sacrament, but a sacrament of healing
The meaning of suffering with and for Jesus
Works of mercy-corporal & spiritual
What marriage is in - eyes of God
Marriage in God's plan
Openness to Children
Guest Speaker: Natural Family Planning
Why NFP instead of contraception
Effects of the Sacrament
Where do I find this in the Bible?
Examination of Conscience
Steps of how to make a good confession
Firm Purpose of Ammendment
Walk through at the end of Class
Death - what happens?
Judgments: General Judgment, and Particular Judgment
RCIA Class 26
- no power point - how do I become active in the parish
Parish groups present on what they do within the parish
As Neophytes, we are called to follow our Lord, using our time and talents, and to talk about our faith. Do you have an elevator story that you can share in 3 minutes about what God is doing in your life?
- How do I defend the faith?
What must I do to be saved?
THE END OF A SUCCESSFUL YEAR!
Reminder to neophytes to stay in touch with your sponsor, and know the rectory is always open if and when you need help, or you want to go deeper, or if you want more resources!
Overview of RCIA
Rational Proofs; Existence of God
Perfections and Attributes of God
Hisory and Canon of the Bible
Science and Evolution
Faith and Reason
True God and True Man
The Promise foretold by the prophets
Incaration and Redmption
Nativity, Hidden Life, & Public Life
Miracles, teachings, healings
Passion, Death, and Ressurection
The Four Gospels - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
Divine Institution Given by Jesus
Saint Peter and the 12 Apostles
Four Marks of the One True Church - One, Holy, Catholic, Apostolic
The Papacy and Some Church History
Free Will, Reason, and Conscience
Different Sin - original, mortal, venial
Occassions of Sin
7 Deadly Sins
Grace - Free Gift from God
Sanctifying Grace vs. Actual Grace
Virtues - Good Habits - Theological vs. Moral Virtues
Gifts & Fruits of the Holy Spirit
Justification and Merit
Saved vs. Redeemed
Architecture of the Church
Tour of the Sacristy
Why we PrayTypes of Prayer
Types of Prayer
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be