Articles tagged: grace

RCIA: 8 Basic Questions on the Sacrament of Confirmation

Theology

SPL Staff • June 4th, 2017

Listers, Confirmation allows us to be faithful soldiers of Jesus Christ. Perfecting the grace given to us in Holy Baptism, the Sacrament of Confirmation seals our souls with an indelible mark showing we belong to Christ and grants us the grace necessary to live as faithful disciples of Christ. As... Read More →

Purgatory: 8 Maps of Dante's Purgatorio

literature Theology

SPL Staff • November 7th, 2015

"The Portals of Purgatory" by Gustave Dore. Listers, "The "Divina Commedia" is an allegory of human life, in the form of a vision of the world beyond the grave, written avowedly with the object of converting a corrupt society to righteousness: "to remove those living in this life from the state... Read More →

Sanctifying & Actual Grace: 34 Questions on the Effects of Redemption

Theology

SPL Staff • November 18th, 2013

Listers, the following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism for teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its basic question-and-answer approach is the most natural learning style for the human mind and it... Read More →

Indulgences: 29 Questions On This Grace of Holy Mother Church

Theology

SPL Staff • June 13th, 2012

Listers, the following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its basic question-and-answer approach is the most natural learning style for the human mind and... Read More →

5 Quotes from St. Thérèse of Lisieux's "The Story of a Soul"

literature Theology

SPL Staff • June 8th, 2012

**Listers, many people often say that writings by many saints who were monks and nuns are hard to apply outside of the consecrated life. However, nothing could be further from the truth. ** Yes, monks and nuns perhaps have more time to sit in active prayer than those who are called to the married... Read More →

Move Past the Protestant Propaganda: 8 More Questions on Indulgences

Theology

SPL Staff • May 23rd, 2012

Listers, the following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its basic question-and-answer approach is the most natural learning style for the human mind and... Read More →

Do Good Works Merit the Soul in Mortal Sin? And 10 Others Questions on Indulgences

Theology

SPL Staff • May 16th, 2012

Listers, the following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its basic question-and-answer approach is the most natural learning style for the human mind and... Read More →

Grace and Glory: 11 Quotes on the Beatific Vision of Mother Mary

Theology

SPL Staff • February 17th, 2012

1. Infinite Treasury & Inexhaustible Abyss "Therefore, far above all the angels and all the saints so wondrously did God endow her with the abundance of all heavenly gifts poured from the treasury of his divinity that this mother, ever absolutely free of all stain of sin, all fair and... Read More →
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