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The Manual of the Holy Catholic Church

Volume 1: The beautiful teachings of the Holy Catholic Church.

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Volume 1: The beautiful teachings of the Holy Catholic Church.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
THE BEAUTIFUL TEACHINGS OF THE HOLY CATHOLIC CHURCH
GOD THE CREATOR
CHAPTER I.
GOD THE FATHER.
THE EXISTENCE OF GOD EXPLAINED.
God's Infinite Wisdom 2
God's Tender Compassion , 3
God is Truth Itself 4
God is Self -Existent 5
God is Unchangeable 7
CHAPTER n.
ONE LIVING AND TRUE GOD, THE FATHER, THE SON AND THE HOLY GHOST.
EXPLANATION OF THE BLESSED TRINITY.
The God Head 8
Scriptural Proofs 9
Personal Qualities of the Trinity 10
Not Three Distinct Gods... 12
CHAPTEE ni.
IN THE BEGINNING GOD CREATED HEAVEN AND EARTH.
EXPLANATION OF THE, CREATION.
The Creation 13
For the Glory of God 14
Almighty God Rules All Creatures 16
God Made Man from the Beginning 22
CHAPTER IV.
THE ANGELS GIFTED WITH GOD'S GRACE AND BEAUTY.
EXPLANATION OF THE CREATION AND FALL OF THE ANGELS.
Chief of the Fallen Angels 32
The Fall of the Angels Described by St. John 33
CHAPTER V.
MAN CREATED TO LOVE AND SERVE GOD.
EXPLANATION OF THE CREATION AND FALL OF MAN.
The State of Grace 35
The State of Happiness 36
The Garden of Eden 37
The Fallen Angels 38
Consequences of Disobedience 38
Original Sin 39
CHRIST THE REDEEMER
CHAPTER VI.
THE COMING OF THE SAVIOR FORETOLD.
THE PROMISE OF A REDEEMER AND THE STATE OF MANKIND EXPLAINED.
God's Chosen People 45
The Knowledge of Divine Truth 48
The Redemption of Mankind 50
CHAPTER VH.
THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE.
JESUS CHRIST, THE REDEEMER EXPLAINED.
The Divine and Human Nature of Christ 51
Mary, the Mother of God 54
The Two Natures 56
The Union of the Divine and Human Nature 57
CHAPTER VIH.
REDEMPTION OF THE HUMAN RACE. JESUS CHRIST, THE REDEEMER.
OFFICE AND DIGNITIES OF THE REDEEMER EXPLAINED.
The Birth of Our Savior 59
The Public Life of Our Lord. 61
Passion and Death 63
The Resurrection of Christ 70
The Ascension of Our Lord 73
Christ, the Head of the Church 75
The Apostles and First Christians 81
Jesus Christ the Supreme Judge 84
CHAPTER IX.
FOR THE GLORY AND SERVICE OF HIS ETERNAL FATHER.
THE BENEFITS OF OUR REDEMPTION EXPLAINED.
The Merits of Christ 96
Redemption by Christ 100
Effects of Our Redemption by Christ 101
Spiritual Benediction and Graces 104
Christ, the Mediator 106
CHAPTER X.
THE CHRISTIAN FAITH.
EXPLANATION OF OUR FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST.
Human Faith 110
Divine Faith Ill
Faith of St. Peter... 114
THE SPIRIT OF TRUTH
CHAPTER XI.
THE TRUE GUIDE TO THE HOLY WAY.
EXPLANATION OF THE RULE OF FAITH.
What is the Rule of Faith 118
The Rule of Faith as a Guide 122
The Infallibility of the Church 124
The Traditions of the Church 127
The Doctrines of the Church Unchangeable 131
All Should Be Well Instructed in What Our Holy Faith Teaches. ... 135
CHAPTER XII.
THE ONE TRUE CHURCH.
THE CHURCH OF CHRIST EXPLAINED.
The Commission of Teaching Committed to the Apostles and Their Successors 138
The Spiritual Powers of the Priesthood to Rule and Govern the Church 141
The Visible Head of the Church 143
The Infallibility of the Pope 147
Out of the Church of Christ There Is No Salvation , 152
CHAPTER Xm.
THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH TEACHES THE SACRED TRUTHS OF FAITH.
EXPLANATION OF THE MARKS OF THE CHURCH.
The Church of Christ is One 153
The Church of Christ is Holy 154
The Church of Christ is Catholic 155
The Church of Christ is Apostolic 157
The Roman Catholic Church Possesses the Glorious Character of Catholic ...161
The Roman Catholic Church Perpetual 163
THE LAW OF GOD
CHAPTER XIV.
THE LAW OF GOD AS A GUIDE TO ETERNAL HAPPINESS.
EXPLANATION" OF THE LAW OF GOD IN GENERAL.
The Ten Commandments 167
CHAPTER XV.
THE COMMANDMENTS OF THE CHURCH.
THE COMMANDMENTS OF THE CHURCH EXPLAINED.
Explanation of the First Commandment of the Church 172
Explanation of the Second Commandment of the Church 176
Explanation of the Third and Fourth Commandments of the Church 190
Explanation of the Fifth Commandment of the Church 192
Explanation of the Sixth Commandment of the Church 198
THE SINS OF MAN
CHAPTER XVI.
ORIGINAL AND ACTUAL SIN.
COMMITTING OF SIN EXPLAINED.
Mortal Sin Explained . . .203
Malice of Mortal Sin 204
Explanation of Venial Sin 214
Distinction Between Venial and Mortal Sin 216
CHAPTER XVH.
THE CONVERSION OF THE HEART TO GOD.
EXPLANATION OF REPENTANCE.
Explanation of the Sorrow of Repentance 224
Explanation of the Purpose of Not Sinning More 228
Explanation on Doing Penance for Sin 231
Instructions on the Spirit of Penance 247
Instructions on the Works of Penance 251
The Remission of Sin Explained 257
THE LIFE OF THE SOUL,
CHAPTER XVm.
TRUE GRACE THE GIFT OF GOD.
EXPLANATIONS ON THE GRACE OF GOD.
Explanations on Actual Grace 260
Tendency of Grace 271
The Effects of Pure Mercy 274
External Helps to Salvation 275
Grace, Justice and Charity 276
The Soul Beautiful 278
True Repentance Needed 284
THE GHAININEUS OP GRACE
CHAPTER XIX.
THE SACRAMENTS AS SACRED SIGNS AND MEANS OF GRACE.
INSTRUCTIONS ON THE SACRAMENTS IN GENERAL.
Exactness in Administering the Sacraments 296
What is Meant By Sacramental Grace? 297
The Imprint of the Soul 298
The Common Needs of All Christians 300
THE SEVEN SACRAMENTS
CHAPTER XX.
A CHILD OF GOD, OR THE REGENERATION OF THE SOUL.
INSTRUCTIONS ON THE SACRAMENT OP BAPTISM.
Is Baptism a True Sacrament 301
Instructions on Effects of Baptism 303
Instructions on Necessity of Baptism 306
The Commission to Teach and Baptize 307
CHAPTER XXI.
THE CONFIRMATION OF OUR FAITH.
INSTRUCTIONS ON THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION,
The Outward Sensible Sign Used in Confirmation 311
The Effects of the Sacrament of Confirmation 312
Two Conditions Required for Confirmation 315
CHAPTER XXII.
THE FOUNTAIN AND SOURCE OF ALL GRACE.
INSTRUCTIONS ON THE HOLY EUCHARIST.
The Real Presence 319
The Last Supper 325
The Truth of the Real Presence .327
The Consecration of the Bread and the Wine 337
CHAPTER XXHI.
THE SOUL MORE BEAUTIFUL IN THE EYES OF GOD.
INSTRUCTIONS ON HOLY COMMUNION.
To Commemorate the Passion and Death of Christ 345
Instructions on Communion of One Kind .347
CHAPTER XXIV.
THE MOST SUBLIME MYSTERY OF OUR HOLY RELIGION.
THE SACRIFICE OF THE MASS EXPLAINED.
Instructions on the Sacrifice of the Old Law 353
The Perfect Priesthood and Sacrifice of Jesus Christ 355
The Sacrifice of the Cross and the Sacrifice of the Altar 357
What is the Sacrifice of the Mass 361
Instructions on the Institution of the Sacrifice of the Mass 365
CHAPTER XXV.
THE SOUL RESTORED TO THE FRIENDSHIP OF GOD.
INSTRUCTIONS ON THE SACRAMENT OF PENANCE.
Three Things Required for the Sacrament of Penance 370
Three Parts of the Sacrament of Penance 375
Instructions Eegarding Contrition as Part of the Sacrament of Penance . . .. 376
Instructions on Sacramental Confession .377
Confessions to Authorized Priest of the Church 381
Sacramental Confession 383
Instructions on Satisfaction 391
Examples of the Holy Servants of God 393
CHAPTER XXVI.
THE REMISSION OF TEMPORAL PUNISHMENT.
INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING INDULGENCES.
Prayer and Good Works as a Means of Grace 399
There Are Two Kinds of Indulgences '. . ' . 400
Indulgences Always Granted on Certain Conditions 401
CHAPTER XXVII.
THE SOUL IN PERFECT CHARITY WITH GOD.
INSTRUCTIONS ON PURGATORY.
The Practice of Praying for the Souls of the Dead More Ancient Than the Church of Christ 406
A Holy and Wholesome Thought to Pray for the Dead 407
The Souls in Purgatory Shall Be Saved ; 410
CHAPTER XXVIH.
THE SOUL ENDOWED AT THE LAST HOUR WITH STRENGTH FROM ON HIGH.
INSTRUCTIONS ON THE SACRAMENT OF EXTREME UNCTION.
Extreme Unction a True and Real Sacrament of the New Law 413
Effects Produced by the Sacrament of Extreme Unction 415
The Priests Administer this Sacrament to Members of the Church. 416
The Great Happiness of Being a Member of the Church of Christ. . .417
CHAPTER XXIX.
THE SACRED POWERS OF THE PRIESTHOOD.
INSTRUCTIONS ON THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY ORDERS.
The Sacred Powers of Priesthood not of Human Institution 419
The Bishops, Successors to the Apostles , 420
The Priests, Successors of the Seventy-two Disciples 420
Deacons, Sub-deacons, Acolytes, Exorcists, Lectors and Doorkeepers>.421
Bishops Exercise Full Pastoral Authority 423
Obedience and Respect for Episcopal Authority 424
The Outward Sensible Sign Used in Ordination 425
How Is One to Know If He Has a Vocation from God 426
On What Grounds Does the Church Prohibit the Clergy to Enter Matrimony 427
Pastors of the Flock of Jesus Christ , 429
The Call to the Priesthood a Gift of God. 430
CHAPTER XXX.
THE SACRED BONDS OF MATRIMONY.
INSTRUCTIONS ON THE SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE.
Marriage of Christians a Sacrament 434
Marriage Elevated to the Dignity of a Sacrament by Jesus Christ 437
The Conditions Required in Order to Receive the Sacrament of Marriage ....443
The Banns of Marriage Must Be Announced in the Church on Sundays or Holy Days of Obligation 444
Authority of Parents Concerning Marriage of Children 446
Secret or Clandestine Marriages Condemned by the Church 448
Marriages That Are Contrary to the Laws of the Church 449
The Dangers of Mixed Marriages 451
Conditions Required by the Church of Both Parties to a Mixed Marriage 453
Matrimonial Dispensations 454
Laws of The Church Concerning Double Marriage Ceremonies. . . .456
Instructions to Those Assisting at Non-Catholic "Weddings 458
Explanations on Marriage and Divorce by Cardinal Gibbons 460

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