Presentation on theme: "Combat Ready! Defending your Catholic faith. FALL AFRESH Awaken my soul, come awake To hunger, to seek, to thirst. Awaken first love, come awake and do."— Presentation transcript:
Combat Ready! Defending your Catholic faith
FALL AFRESH Awaken my soul, come awake To hunger, to seek, to thirst. Awaken first love, come awake and do as you did, at first Refrain: Spirit of the living God come fall afresh on me Come wake me from my sleep. Blow through the caverns of my soul, pour in me to overflow. To overflow Awaken my soul, come awake. To worship with all your strength. Refrain Spirit Come and fill this place. Let Your glory now invade Spirit come and fill this place. Let Your glory now invade Refrain
"In the Church there are many different gifts. There is room for many different cultures and ways of doing things. But there is no room in the Church for selfishness." Pope John Paul II
Catholics & Christians: What's the difference? 3. Bible Literalism Christian 1. Faith Alone 2. Solo Scriptura (Bible Only) Catholic 4. Mary 6. Sacred Tradition & Sacred Scripture 5. Eucharist
Table Talk: What confuses you the most about the difference between being Catholic and being Christian? Describe a time when a Non-Catholic Christian criticized or attacked an aspect of your Catholic Faith Are there any Catholic teachings that you struggle with and if so what are they? What do you love the most about being Catholic? What do you love least about being Catholic?
"...the thing the church needs most today is the ability to heal wounds and to warm the hearts of the faithful…" Pope Francis
“The church sometimes has locked itself up in small things, in small-minded rules. The most important thing is the first proclamation: Jesus Christ has saved you.“ Pope Francis
Table Talk Make a list of ways you can engage in fellowship with your non- Catholic Christian friends and neighbors What would you like to teach your children about the difference between their Catholic faith and non-Catholic Christian faith? What can we do as a parish and as individuals to “heal wounds” and “warm the hearts of the faithful”? Describe a time when you felt like the Fisherman or the Businessman Make a list of “small things” and “small-minded rules” that could get in the way of seeing the big picture of Christ’s gift of Salvation.
"Sacred Tradition and Sacred Scripture make up a single sacred deposit of the Word of God" CCC No.97
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