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Baltimore Catechism #1
Questions and Answers from the *original* Baltimore Catechism as published by TAN
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Religious Studies
01/23/2010

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Who made the world?

Definition

 

 

1. God made the world.

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Who is God?

Definition

 

2. God is the Creator of heaven and earth, and of all things.

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What is man?

Definition

 

3. Man is a creature composed of

body and soul,

and made to the

image and likeness of God.

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Why did God make you?

Definition

 

6. God made me to know him, to love Him, and to serve Him in this world,

and to be happy with Him

forever in heaven.

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What must we do to save our souls?

Definition

 

9. To save our souls, we must worship God by faith, hope and charity; that is, we must believe in Him, hope in Him, and love Him with all our heart.

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How shall we know the things which we are to believe?

Definition

 

10. We shall know the things which we are to belive from the Catholic Church, through which God speaks to us.

Term

 

Where shall we find the chief truths which the Church teaches?

Definition

 

11. We shall find the chief truths which the Church teaches in the Apostles' Creed.

Term

 

 

Say the Apostles' Creed.

Definition
I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. He descended into hell; the third day He arose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of God, the Father Almighty; from thence He shall come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Ghost, the Holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen.
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What is God?

Definition

 

 

13. God is a spirit infinitely perfect.

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Had God a beginning?

Definition

 

 

14. God had no beginning; He always was and He always will be.

Term

 

 

Where is God?

Definition

 

 

15. God is everywhere.

Term

 

If God is everywhere,

why do we not see Him?

Definition

 

16. We do not see God,

because He is a pure spirit

and cannot be seen with bodily eyes.

Term

 

Does God see us?

Definition

 

 

17. God sees us and watches over us.

Term

 

 

Does God know all things?

Definition

 

18. God knows all things, even our most secret thoughts, words and actions.

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Can God do all things?

Definition

 

19. God can do all things, and nothing is hard or impossible to Him.

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Is God just, holy, and merciful?

Definition

 

20. God is all just, all holy, all merciful, as He is infinitely perfect.

Term

 

 

Is there but one God?

Definition

 

 

21. Yes, there is but one God.

Term

 

 

Why can there be but one God?

Definition

 

22. There can be but one God, because God, being supreme and infinite, cannot have an equal.

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How many persons are there in God?

Definition
23. In God, there are three Divine Persons, really distinct and equal in all things - the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
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Is the Father God?

Definition

 

24. Yes, the Father is God and the first Person of the Blessed Trinity.

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Is the Son God?

Definition

 

25. Yes, the Son is God and the second Person of the Blessed Trinity.

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Is the Holy Ghost God?

Definition

 

26. Yes, the Holy Ghost is God and the third Person of the Blessed Trinity.

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What is the Blessed Trinity?

Definition

 

 

27. The Blessed Trinity is one God in three Divine Persons.

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Definition