Mary, the Theotokos, with the child Jesus | Text: What does it mean that Mary is the Mother of God?
Posted by Erin Butler on 01/1/2018
Question: What does it mean for Mary to be the Mother of God?

Nativity scene with Mary and Jesus | Text: What really happened at Jesus' birth? (Catholic Classroom)
Posted by Helen Lee on 12/22/2017
Question: What really happened at Jesus' birth?

You may be able to rattle off the basic story of Jesus’ conception and birth, but have you ever wondered how much of that story is from Scripture, and how much was added in after?

Catholic Classroom: Why aren't the Orthodox & Roman Churches in communion?
Posted by Erin Butler on 12/11/2017
Question: Why aren’t the Orthodox and Roman Churches in full communion?

Catholic Classroom: Why do we end the year with Christ the King?
Posted by Erin Butler on 11/27/2017
Question: Why do we end the liturgical year with the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe?

Catholic Classroom: Why do we pray for the dead?
Posted by Erin Butler on 11/6/2017
Question: Why do Catholics pray for the dead?

Posted by Erin Butler on 07/31/2017
Question: What is the difference between religious orders?
What do we believe about respect for life?
Posted by Erin Butler on 10/16/2017
Question: What does the Church teach about respecting life?

Catholic Classroom: Why did Jesus have to be baptized?
Posted by Erin Butler on 01/8/2018
Question: Why did Jesus have to be baptized?

Posted by Erin Butler on 05/29/2017

Question: Why does a priest wear different colored vestments?

 

Throughout the liturgical year, a priest wears different colored vestments for Mass depending on the liturgical season and which Mass he is celebrating. The colors have symbolic meaning and mark the passage of time. The four most common colors for vestments are green, white, violet, and red.

Posted by Erin Butler on 05/15/2017

Starting this week, we'll be bringing you questions and answers about the Catholic Faith in a new blog series called Catholic Classroom. Do you have questions about the Faith? Let us know in the comments!

Question: Why do Catholic Bibles have some different books than Protestant Bibles?

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