FAQ's about our Faith

Frequently asked questions about the Catholic Church

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  • What do Catholics believe in? (An overview of Catholic teaching)
  • What is the Holy Trinity?
  • Why does the Catholic Church worship on Sundays?
  • What are the different parts of the mass and their meanings?
  • Which parts of the Mass have remained unchanged over time? Why have some parts of the Mass changed
  • Why is there communion under both species?
  • How many times may the Eucharist be received in one day?
  • Why are candles lit at church?
  • How is someone made into a saint?
  • Who are the Roman Catholic patron saints?
  • What is the difference between a mortal and venial sin?

FAQ's in Archdiocesan Web Site

There are numerous FAQ's covered in the web site of the Archdiocese of Toronto at http://www.archtoronto.org/about_our_faith/FAQ.html


Recommended readings:

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  1. Catechism of the Catholic Church
  2. Faith facts: The answers you need
  3. Teaching Catholic kids
  4. How to make your house a home: Family liturgy and practices
  5. Music and spirituality
  6. Why Catholics don’t sing