Chapter 4 – The Marks of the Church


Faith Concepts:


• The Four Marks of the Church are traits that make the Church unique.
• The Catholic Church works for unity among all peoples, especially among
Christians.
• The Magisterium is the teaching authority of the Church.
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Sacred Scripture:

John 17:21 (So that they may all be one.); John 21:24 (John
testifies to the truth of the Gospel.)
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Disciple Power & Vocabulary

integrity
Faith Vocabulary: apostolic succession, ecumenism, infallibility, Magisterium
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Holy People

Saint Peter and the Apostles
Catholics Believe: Salvation through the grace of Jesus Christ
Prayer: Psalm 85 (Happy in Your House)
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Catechism

Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC):
813-822, 823-829, 830-835, 857-865
U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults (USCCA): pp. 125-139
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Notes

– profession of one faith received from the Apostles;

-common celebration of divine worship, especially of the sacraments;

– apostolic succession through the sacrament of Holy Orders, maintaining the fraternal concord of God’s family.close