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“By the streams the birds of the air have their habitation; they sing among the branches.” “…you water the mountains; the earth is satisfied with the fruit of your work.” Psalm 104:12-13
God makes known the mystery of his divine plan and our salvation through nature and Divine Revelation. God’s self-communication is made known through creation, through… The world around us; God’s presence is in creation.
The human person, in our relationships with others. Through our friendships …
The various ways people throughout history have come to know God, especially the Israelites as recounted (told) in the Old Testament. Like Abraham and Moses.
Throughout history, bishops and popes, priests and religious, theologians and teachers have reflected on who God is and how we come to know God like Pope Benedict XVI and Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
Sacred Scripture, the inspired word of God. Scripture tells the story of God’s relationship with his People, starting with the Israelites (the Jewish people), and through the early stages of the Church.
Sacred (Apostolic) Tradition. Through the guidance of the Holy Spirit the Church, rooted in the message of the Gospels, forms teachings that help the people of God understand God’s divine plan.
And through Jesus, we are introduced to the central and most important mystery of our faith: God is Trinity– Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
F A I T H… BELIEVING in God and what God has made known through words and deeds.
FAITH BEGINS WITH GOD’S OFFER TO KNOW HIM AND FOLLOW HIS WAYS! FAITH IS OUR RESPONSE OR “YES” TO FOLLOW IN HIS WAYS OF LOVE AND TRUTH. “Come Unto Me” Yes Lord, Yes Lord, Yes, Yes Lord…