208: What is Holy Eucharist?

From YOUCAT, fact 208:

208: What is Holy Eucharist?

Holy Eucharist is the SACRAMENT in which Jesus Christ gives his Body and Blood – himself – for us, so that we too might give ourselves to him in love and

118: What happened on Pentecost?

From YOUCAT, fact 118:

118: What happened on Pentecost?

Fifty days after his Resurrection, the Lord sent the Holy Spirit down from heaven upon his disciples. The age of the CHURCH began.

On Pentecost the Holy Spirit transformed fearful apostles

451: What are the “spiritual works of mercy”?

From YOUCAT, fact 451:

451: What are the “spiritual works of mercy”?

The spiritual works of mercy are: to instruct the ignorant, to counsel the doubtful, comfort the sorrowful, admonish the sinner, bear wrongs patiently, forgive all injuries, and pray

143: Is the Pope really infallible?

From YOUCAT, fact 143:

143: Is the Pope really infallible?

Yes. But the POPE speaks infallibly only when he defines a dogma in a solemn ecclesiastical act (“ex cathedra”), in other words, makes an authoritative decision in doctrinal questions of

92: Why did Jesus call apostles?

From YOUCAT, fact 92:

92: Why did Jesus call apostles?

Jesus had a large circle of disciples around him, both men and women. From this circle he selected twelve men whom he called APOSTLES (Lk 6:12-16). The apostles were specially

141: What is the Pope’s responsibility?

From YOUCAT, fact 141:

141: What is the Pope’s responsibility?

As successor of St. Peter and head of the college of bishops, the POPE is the source and guarantor of the CHURCH’s unity. He has the supreme pastoral authority and

158: What is heaven?

From YOUCAT, fact 158:

158: What is heaven?

“Heaven is the endless moment of love. Nothing more separates us from God, whom our soul loves and has sought our whole life long. Together with all the angels and saints we

75: Why do Christians address Jesus as “Lord”?

From YOUCAT, fact 75:

75: Why do Christians address Jesus as “Lord”?

“You call me Teacher and Lord; and you are right, for so I am” (Jn 13:13). [446-451, 455]

The early Christians spoke as a matter of course about