Publication Date: June 1, 2022
Finally, here is a book that provides brief teachings on the basics of the faith for everyone. Quickly find answers you need to questions on faith, reason, Church governance, Christology, Ecclesiology, Apostolic Succession, the Communion of Saints, the precepts of the Church, and much more.
You will learn--and be able to share--the meaning of the sacraments and the Liturgy, including the importance of Latin in the Mass, and aspects of the awesome mystery that is occurring. You will grow in reverence for the Holy Eucharist through the writings of saints like Thomas Aquinas and the early Church Fathers.
This is precisely the catechetical tool you need at a time when so few Catholics are professing faith in the Holy Eucharist. You will learn how to evangelize others to the Real Presence, explain why we should worship as we believe, and affirm the importance of Eucharistic adoration. You'll gain practical knowledge on the Communion fast, who should receive the Blessed Sacrament, proper placement of the tabernacle on the altar, and Eucharistic miracles.
Fr. Wade describes God's mercy in a relational way, noting that He manifests His mercy as a gift throughout our lifetimes before the inevitability of His justice at our judgment. So now is the time to share the benefits of the Sacrament of Confession with others. Now is the time to develop a rightly-formed conscience, to learn to properly examine your conscience and find out the various types of sin and their consequences.
In addition, Fr. Wade addresses a wide variety of contemporary issues, such as: