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Topic 27: Morality of Human Acts

“Acting is morally good when the choices of freedom are in conformity with man’s true good and thus express the voluntary ordering of the person towards our ultimate end: God himself.”

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Topic 22: Penance (I)

Christ instituted the sacrament of Penance to offer us a new possibility of converting and recovering, after Baptism, the grace of justification

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Topic 21: The Eucharist (III)

Faith in Christ’s real presence in the Eucharist has led the Church to offer adoration to the Blessed Sacrament, both during and outside the liturgy of the Mass.

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Topic 14: History of the Church

The Church continues to make Christ present in human history. In the history of the Church, we find the divine and the human closely intertwined.

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Topic 20: The Eucharist (II)

The Holy Mass is a true sacrifice because it makes present, in the “today” of the Church’s liturgical celebration, the unique sacrifice of our redemption carried out on the Cross.

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Topic 19: The Eucharist (I)

The Eucharist is the memorial of Christ’s Paschal mystery, making present his unique sacrifice in the liturgy of the Church.

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Topic 18: Baptism and Confirmation

Baptism “justifies” us in God’s sight, while Confirmation brings us the supernatural gifts of Christian maturity.

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Topic 17: Introduction to the Liturgy and the Sacraments

The liturgy is an “action of God” that unites us to Jesus Christ through the Holy Spirit (cf. "Sacramentum Caritatis," no. 37).

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Topic 31: The First Commandment

Christ taught that to be saved we must carry out the commandments, which express the core of the natural moral law. The first commandment is twofold: love for God and love for neighbor out of love for God.

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Topic 30: Personal Sin

Personal sin is an “action, word or desire contrary to the eternal law."

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