Paragraph 2098

2098. The acts of faith, hope, and charity enjoined by the first commandment are accomplished in prayer. Lifting up the mind toward God is an expression of our adoration of God: prayer of praise and thanksgiving, intercession and petition. Prayer is an indispensable condition for being able to obey God’s commandments. ” (We) ought always to pray and not lose heart.”15


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

541. From whom did Jesus learn how to pray?

6. What does God reveal to man?

193. What can the consecrated life give to the mission of the Church?

411. How does society ensure social justice?

295. Why did Christ institute the sacraments of Penance and the Anointing of the Sick?

279. What are the essential and necessary elements for celebrating the Eucharist?

476. Are the transplant and donation of organs allowed before and after death?


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