Read the following references to further clarify the central ideas of this lesson. Look in other places as well as these; this is not an exhaustive list of the resources needed to answer the questions.

Father Hardon’s Catholic Catechism

Pages 29-30 (God Speaks Man Listens)

Father Hardon’s Question and Answer Catechism

#92-95 (The Apostles’ Creed)

Revised Basic Course Manual

Pages 8-11 (The Creed)

Catechism of the Catholic Church


Modern Catholic Dictionary Vocabulary –

Review the following terms in your Modern Catholic Dictionary reference book (or online version at – go to the bottom of the page, click on “Dictionary”).

Apostles’ Creed

Listed in Advanced Course Manual:
Article of Faith
Credo of the People of God
Faith, Act of
Nicene Creed

The Twelve Articles of the Apostles’ Creed 
Twelve Infallible Articles of the Faith
(All Dogmas of the Catholic Faith)

1. The First Article
I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and earth,
2. The Second Article
And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, Our Lord,
3. The Third Article
Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary,
4. The Fourth Article
Suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried.
5. The Fifth Article
He descended into Hell; the third day He rose again from the dead
6. The Sixth Article
He ascended into Heaven, and sits at the right hand of God 
the Father Almighty;
7. The Seventh Article
From thence He shall come to judge the living and the dead.
8. The Eighth Article
I believe in the Holy Spirit, 
9. The Ninth Article
The holy, Catholic Church, the Communion of Saints,
10. The Tenth Article
The forgiveness of sins,
11. The Eleventh Article
The resurrection of the body, and
12. The Twelfth Article
Life everlasting. Amen