Catechism of The Catholic Church #2413

Catechism of the Catholic Church

2413 Games of chance (card games, etc.) or wagers are not in themselves contrary to justice. They become morally unacceptable when they deprive someone of what is necessary to provide for his needs and those of others. the passion for gambling risks becoming an enslavement. Unfair wagers and ...

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Prayer Petitions For May 8, 2013

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Please feel free to leave your Prayer petitions and know that members of this online Catholic community will pray for your intentions. Also, please remember to pray for the intentions of others, the forgotten holy souls in purgatory, and for the Holy Father’s Intentions! LORD, hear our Prayers!

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Mass Readings For May 7, 2013

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Acts 16:22-34 Psalm 138:1-3, 7-8 John 16:5-11 Acts 16: 22 – 34 22 The crowd joined in attacking them; and the magistrates tore the garments off them and gave orders to beat them with rods. 23 And when they had inflicted many blows upon them, they threw them into prison, charging the ...

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Catechism of The Catholic Church #661

Catechism of the Catholic Church

661 This final stage stays closely linked to the first, that is, to his descent from heaven in the Incarnation. Only the one who “came from the Father” can return to the Father: Christ Jesus. “No one has ascended into heaven but he who descended from heaven, the Son of ...

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Mass Readings For May 6, 2013

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Acts 16:11-15 Psalm 149:1-6, 9 John 15:26 — 16:4 Acts 16: 11 – 15 11 Setting sail therefore from Tro’as, we made a direct voyage to Sam’othrace, and the following day to Ne-ap’olis, 12 and from there to Philip’pi, which is the leading city of the district of ...

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Catechism of The Catholic Church #1082

Catechism of the Catholic Church

1082 In the Church’s liturgy the divine blessing is fully revealed and communicated. the Father is acknowledged and adored as the source and the end of all the blessings of creation and salvation. In his Word who became incarnate, died, and rose for us, he fills us with his blessings. ...

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Prayer Petitions For May 6, 2013

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Please feel free to leave your Prayer petitions and know that members of this online Catholic community will pray for your intentions. Also, please remember to pray for the intentions of others, the forgotten holy souls in purgatory, and for the Holy Father’s Intentions! LORD, hear our Prayers!

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Mass Readings For May 5, 2013

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Acts 15:1-2, 22-29 Psalm 67:2-3, 5-6, 8 Revelation 21:10-14, 22-23 John 14:23-29 Acts 15: 1 – 2, 22 – 29 1 But some men came down from Judea and were teaching the brethren, “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved.” 2 And when ...

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Catechism of The Catholic Church #1091

Catechism of the Catholic Church

1091 In the liturgy the Holy Spirit is teacher of the faith of the People of God and artisan of “God’s masterpieces,” the sacraments of the New Covenant. the desire and work of the Spirit in the heart of the Church is that we may live from the life of the risen Christ. When ...

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Prayer Petitions For May 5, 2013

Daily Petitions

Please feel free to leave your Prayer petitions and know that members of this online Catholic community will pray for your intentions. Also, please remember to pray for the intentions of others, the forgotten holy souls in purgatory, and for the Holy Father’s Intentions! LORD, hear our Prayers!

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