To ever follow Jesus is the form of Christian life. When we step into our roles as citizens, we do not step out of that discipleship. Catholic Social Teaching helps guide how we live our discipleship out.
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The Bible is the best-selling book of all time and a fundamental part of our faith, but it can be intimidating. Brian Strassburger, SJ, addresses some questions about the Bible to help you feel more comfortable picking it up.
“Have you been saved?” It is a question we might not like to be asked by a stranger, but it is a question worth pondering over. Have we been saved? What does it mean to be saved? And what does the Church teach about salvation? This addition to the Catholic 101 series provides some helpful insights on the Church’s teaching about salvation.
You’re having a baby! Congratulations! We’re here to help you answer a few questions about Catholic baptism. How do I plan a baptism? How do I choose godparents? What happens during a baptism?
What does the Church teach about racism? What about “implicit bias,” “systemic racism,” and reparations? Our latest addition to the Catholic 101 series answers these questions and more.
“I believe in one God…” We pray the Creed together every Sunday at Mass. But what exactly is the Creed? Where did it come from? What are we saying when we recite it? Our latest addition to the Catholic 101 series gives some background on the profession of faith in the Creed.
The Our Father is one of the fundamental prayers of our Christian faith. It is a central part of the Mass, and it gets recited in prayer by billions of Catholics around the world every day. This contribution to the TJP Catholic 101 series looks deeper into the Lord’s Prayer to reflect on the language and meaning of this timeless prayer taught to us by Jesus himself.
What do you know about the Liturgy of the Hours? Never heard of it? Too tired or busy to give it a try? Or just not interested? The latest addition to our Catholic 101 series gives a basic introduction to the Liturgy of the Hours, the daily public prayer of the Church. It’s a prayer for the whole Church, and it might be the perfect prayer for you!
So you’re getting married- congratulations! Now how do you go about planning your Catholic wedding? This first installment of the Catholic 101 series at The Jesuit Post will address many of the questions you might be having. How do I start? What is marriage prep? What if I’m marrying a non-Catholic? This is a resource to help you on your way.