Chapter 6: The Grace of the Holy Spirit


Faith Concepts:


• Grace is the very life of God within us, and our participation in his plan.
• Justification is the new life in grace offered to us in Christ.
• The Holy Spirit offers the gift of sanctification, a sharing in the holiness of God.

Sacred Scripture

Sacred Scripture: Mark 4:3-8, 20 (Parable of the Sower); Luke 1:30 (Mary, full of
grace); Romans 8:15 (Led by the Spirit)

Disciple Power & Vocabulary

Disciple Power: commitment
Faith Vocabulary: grace, justification, merit, sanctification

Holy People:

Holy People: Mary, Mother of God

Catholics Believe & Prayer

Catholics Believe: The gift of grace
Prayer: Prayer to the Holy Spirit

Catechism

Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC): 1987-1997, 2003
U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults (USCCA): pp. 104-115, 311-313, 315, 320