Becoming Catholic

While the Catholic Church is the largest religion in the world, it is sometimes also the most misunderstood.

The beliefs of the Catholic Church and her beautiful teachings are consistent through the ages.

  • We believe that human beings were created by God in love and that everything God creates is good and created out of love. While we have the capacity for sin, the Church believes in the dignity of the human person above all else.
  • We also believe that goodness infuses all of God’s wondrous creation. All creation, made by God, reflects that goodness. Catholics see the world and its beauty, renewed by the Incarnation, as sacramental – speaking of God’s goodness and love.
  • We believe in stewardship. Everything is given to us by God and our Catholic responsibility is to share our time, talent and treasure with those around us.
  • We believe in the Holy Trinity, that God has revealed himself to us as Father, Son and Holy Spirit – a communion of knowledge and love – has created us to share in that life.
  • We believe in community and a living Church – believers are a part of the living Body of Christ and, as such, we are a reflection of the communal nature of the Trinity.
  • We believe that God loved his creation so much that he became human in the person of Jesus to walk among us.
  • We believe in the communion of the saints – models of faith who help us and guide us in our daily lives.
  • We believe in Jesus’ crucifixion, death and resurrection, and we hope that one day we will rise to new life with him.

Becoming Catholic today means joining an ancient faith, deeply rooted in the teachings and traditions of Christ, that is filled with hope and vibrancy as we continue to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ to all the ends of the earth.

 

What is the purpose of our lives?  

How is God calling us to live?  

How is the Catholic Church related to all of this?


If you have been asking questions similar to this, you have come to the right place.  We want to help you consider these questions and find God in the midst of your important questions.  Feel free to set up an appointment with Fr. Oscar Dubon by calling 713-675-5333.


If you are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith or have questions, please just ask.  If you are interested in becoming Catholic or learning more about that process (RCIA), please visit the RCIA page.


If you have already been baptized and feel ready to complete your Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, 1stEucharist (Communion), and Confirmation) or only need to be confirmed still, you should also visit the RCIA page for more information.


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