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• Both spouses gives themselves definitively and totally to one another
• The covenant they freely contracted imposes on the spouses the obligation to
preserve it as unique and indissoluble.
• The life-long covenant, which spouses have freely entered into, entails faithful love.
(CCC 2364, 2397)
• Married couples should regard it as their proper mission to transmit human life
and to educate their children; they should realize that they are thereby cooperating
with the love of God the Creator. (CCC 2367) C. The dedicated single life is the vocation by which God calls some people to serve others by
being single and/or living in community. These people live out the unfolding of baptismal
grace. People called to this life of service may choose to be a sister, nun, brother, monk,
hermit, consecrated virgin, or a single person. (CCC 1618-1620)
I Corinthians 7:32-35
“An unmarried man [and woman are] anxious about
the things of the Lord so that she may be holy in both
body and spirit”
Mt. 6:7-15; 18:19-20
Mt. 5:1-11; Mk. 10:17-22; Mt. 8:1-3 August 6th, 2009
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III. Life In Christ
Section three is about how we should respond to God by the way we live. As His children, we should live as
God has asked. The moral life is not an arbitrary list of rules. Living life as God asks us to is living a fully
In Eighth Grade, students are to review for greater understanding the following truths of Faith except where a
teaching is to be introduced, which will be bolded. Scriptures that are bolded are also new for this grade. Love
1. God is love. God reveals His love through creation. God created us in His image and likeness
and loves each person completely. We are children of God, Who is our loving Father.
(CCC 220-221, 2083, 2086, 1701-1703)
2. Since we are created in the image and likeness of God and He loves us, He wills that we love
ourselves. We show love for our soul by striving for holiness through loving God and our
neighbor. We show love for our body by proper hygiene, by protecting it from harm and
through modesty. Modesty is decency in dress, thoughts, words and deeds. It means refusing to
unveil that which should remain hidden due to the effects of original sin in order not to draw
attention to a specific part of the body and away from the person. (CCC 356-357, 2521-2524) 3. Since all people are created in the image and likeness of God and He loves each person, He wills
that we love all people. To love means to will the good of another. In order to be able to love
another, we need to be selfless instead of selfish. Jesus wants us to treat others with kindness.
(CCC 357, 1766, 2447, 2262) Laws of Love
1. Jesus’ two-fold Law of Love is a command to love God and to love others as Jesus has loved us.
When we love others and ourselves we are doing what God wants us to do. God asks us to love
our neighbor even as He loves us,...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2013 for the course RELIGION Religion taught by Professor Hansel during the Fall '13 term at Pacelli High School, Stevens Point.
- Fall '13