85: Why is Mary our mother also?

From YOUCAT, fact 85:

85: Why is Mary our mother also?

Mary is our mother because Christ the Lord gave her to us as a mother.

“Woman, behold your son! … Behold, your mother!” (Jn 19;26b-27a) The second command, which …

57: How should man treat animals and other fellow creatures?

From YOUCAT, fact 57:

57: How should man treat animals and other fellow creatures?

Man should honor the Creator in other creatures and treat them carefully and responsibly. Man, animals, and plants have the same Creator who called them into

2: Why did God create us?

From YOUCAT, fact 2:

2: Why did God crate us?

God crated us out of free and unselfish love.

When a man loves, his heart overflows. He would like to share his joy with others. He gets this from his …

397: What does Jesus think about nonviolence?

From YOUCAT, fact 397:

397: What does Jesus think about nonviolence?

Jesus places a high value on nonviolent action. He commands his disciples: “Do not resist one who is evil. But if any one strikes you on the right cheek,

342: Are we all supposed to become saints?

From YOUCAT, fact 342:

342: Are we all supposed to become “saints”?

Yes. The purpose of our life is to be united with God in love and to correspond entirely to God’s wishes. We should allow God “to live his

475: How did Jesus pray?

From YOUCAT, fact 475:

475: How did Jesus pray?

Jesus’ life was one single prayer. At decisive moments (his temptation in the desert, his selection of the apostles, his death on the Cross) his prayer was especially intense. Often he

167: What is liturgy?

From YOUCAT, fact 167:

167: What is liturgy?

LITURGY is the official divine worship of the CHURCH.

A LITURGY is not an event that depends on good ideas and great songs. No one makes or invents a liturgy. It is …

255: What happens in diaconal ordination?

From YOUCAT, fact 255:

255: What happens in diaconal ordination?

In diaconal ordination the candidate is appointed to a special service within the sacrament of Holy Orders. For he represents Christ as the one who came, “not to be served

90: Did Jesus work miracles, or are they just pious tales?

From YOUCAT, fact 90:

90: Did Jesus work miracles, or are they just pious tales?

Jesus really worked miracles, and so did the APOSTLES. The New Testament authors refer to real incidents.

Even the oldest sources tell of numerous miracles,