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29 Things to Know about Catholicism
     

29 Things to Know about Catholicism

by Sue Poremba
 

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The Pope. The Holy Eucharist. The Blessed Virgin Mary. The Seven Sacraments. Catholicism is filled with great mysteries, so youíve probably been confused about this 2,000-year-old religion at one time or another. In 29 Things To Know About Catholicism, the Catholic Churchís beliefs are explored in easy-to-understand terms for the devout Catholic and

Overview

The Pope. The Holy Eucharist. The Blessed Virgin Mary. The Seven Sacraments. Catholicism is filled with great mysteries, so youíve probably been confused about this 2,000-year-old religion at one time or another. In 29 Things To Know About Catholicism, the Catholic Churchís beliefs are explored in easy-to-understand terms for the devout Catholic and the curious non-Catholic alike. This quick go-to guide helps answer these questions: Was the Catholic Church the first Christian church? Do Catholics worship Mary and pray to saints? How do I know what to do in Mass with all its Latin chants and prayers, kneeling, holy water, confession, and communion? Does the communion bread and wine become the body and blood of Christ? Can the priestóa humanóforgive sins?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596525887
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/28/2010
Series:
Good Things to Know Series
Pages:
161
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Sue Marquette Poremba was raised Methodist but was baptized and confirmed into the Catholic faith a week before her wedding. Her writing has been published in Catholic Digest, Notre Dame Magazine, Canticle, and other publications, and she is also the author of The Phillies Fan's Little Book of Wisdom. She lives with her husband in State College, Pennsylvania.

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