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Part 1: The Creed and Chapter 1: Laying a Firm Foundation {Lawn Chair Catechism}

We’re introduced to the four pillars of the  Catechism of the Catholic Church  this week through Paprocki’s H.E.L.P. acronymn: H = We  Hold  on to our faith that is revealed to us through Scripture and Tradition and is summarized in the  Creed . E = We  Express  our faith in the liturgy and  sacraments  of the Church. L = We  Live  our faith according to Catholic  morality . P = We  Pray  our faith by maintaining a healthy  prayer  life. As we begin Part 1, we’ll be looking at the Creed, the “H” for “Hold” above. At the end of Chapter 1, Paprocki writes, “What difference does it make for Catholics to believe that “Christians are made, not born”? It means that we are called to be receptive. Faith is something that we receive. It does not belong to us but is passed on to us like a family heirloom that we treasure, protect, and pass on faithfully.” My Reflection:   Self righteous indignation is an attitude of  us  and  them,  as if Catholics are intrinsically superior t