Item description for The Faith We Profess: A Catholic Guide to the Apostles' Creed by Peter J. Vaghi & Donald W. Wuerl...
Overview Noted Washington, D.C. pastor and teacher Msgr. Peter J. Vaghi offers a simple introduction to Catholicism blending sound Catholic teaching with scripture, the wisdom of the saints, literature, and personal anecdotes to offer a synopsis of the faith suitable for lifelong Catholics and inquirers alike. Vaghi deftly explains how this oldest of the Church's creeds is not only a summary of Catholic beliefs, but an invitation to entrust oneself to God. Twelve chapters corresponding to the twelve articles of the Creed offer a fast-paced tour of the Catholic faith, with particular attention to sometimes neglected aspects distinctive to Catholicism. Questions for reflection and prayers are included for group and/or devotional use.
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Studio: Ave Maria Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.38" Width: 5.64" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.42 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2008
Publisher Ave Maria Press
Series Pillars Of Faith
ISBN 1594711771 ISBN13 9781594711770
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More About Peter J. Vaghi & Donald W. Wuerl
Monsignor Peter J. Vaghi is pastor of the Church of the Little Flower in Bethesda, Maryland, and a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington. He received seminary and theological training at the Pontifical North American College and Gregorian University, both in Rome. Msgr. Vaghi was designated Prelate of Honor by St. John Paul II in 1995, and has served since 1987 as chaplain of the John Carroll Society, a group of professional men and women in service of the Archbishop of Washington. He is the author of Encountering Jesus in Word, Sacraments, and Works of Charity as well as the Pillars of Faith series. He has also written articles for America, Priest, and Our Sunday Visitor and contributed to two collections of writings on priestly spirituality: Behold Your Mother and Born of the Eucharist."
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The Faith We Profess Feb 9, 2009
The Faith We Profess is an excellent review and thorough explanation of the Apostles Creed. Real helpful for everyone--from cradle Catholics to those who are interested in the faith. Perfect for adult faith formation classes as well as preparation through the RCIA program. A must-read!
A Catholic Guide to the Apostles' Creed Jan 17, 2009
The indepth explanation of the Apostle's Creed made that prayer even more meaningful. One of the most insightful sentences was "Listen closely to His living Word, a Word that informs, changes, and criticizes us, strengthens and gives life and forms us more and more into Christ Himself."
The Apostles' Creed Nov 17, 2008
The Faith We Profess - A Catholic Guide to the Apostles' Creed - is an excellent summary of Catholic belief and insightful reflection based on the Creed. The book is highlighted by references to the Sacred Scriptures and examples from everyday life. It is a testament to Monsignor Vaghi's devotion as a teacher of faith to Catholics or to those who are interested in the Catholic faith. A readable, deeply thoughtful and inspiring work.
Spending time with the Apostles' Creed Nov 10, 2008
"The Faith We Profess" is a pastor's loving reflection on this ancient creed of the apostles shared by all Christians. Msgr. Vaghi's reflections on the Apostles' Creed are well prepared and show the didactic polishing of having been offered first to the people of his flock. These reflections were first prepared for those of us in his church family. - The twelve chapters would fill a weekend retreat or two weeks of daily reflections. - I believe that this book is an excellent and valuable meditation for all Christians and for all those desiring to ponder further the ancient Apostles' Creed and the Catholic faith.
Inspiring and informative Oct 12, 2008
Msgr. Vaghi writes the way he speaks, i.e., with clarity, persuasiveness, and inspiration. This is a must read for anyone who has a committment to, an interest in or a curiousity about the Faith as professed in The Apostles' Creed.