I Believe

Chapter XX: From There He Will Come

By Fr. Joseph Francis — Parousia or visible presence of the Lord at the end of time One of the ...
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Chapter XIX: Seated at the Right Hand of the Father Almighty

By Fr. Joseph Francis — Symbolic or metaphoric language   Obviously here we are using metaphorical or symbolic language whose meaning ...
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Chapter XVIII: A Descriptive Definition of Heaven

By Fr. Joseph Francis -- What is this heaven into which Jesus ascended? Heaven that awaits each one of us ...
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Chapter XVII: He Ascended

By Fr Joseph Francis – How to understand “descending” from heaven and “ascending” into heaven? Descended from heaven or ascended ...
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Chapter XVI: The Question of Resurrection

By Fr Joseph Francis – Chapter XVI: On the third day he rose again from the dead (2) The Sadducees (a ...
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Chapter XV: On The Third Day He Rose Again From the Dead (1)

By Fr Joseph Francis - Why the third day? The variation in the Nicene Creed is: “and rose again on ...
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Chapter XIV: He Descended Into Hell

By Fr. Joseph Francis - “Hell” refers to “Sheol” Many a Christian today is surprised by this statement in the ...
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Chapter XIII: Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was Crucified, Died and Was Buried

By Fr. Joseph Francis – Passion and death of Jesus are steeped in history Pontius Pilatus (Pilate) was the Roman ...
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Chapter XII: A Marian Trilogy

By Fr. Joseph Francis - Mary is “Mother of God” In this chapter we reflect on a Marian trilogy i.e., ...
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Chapter XI: Who Was Conceived by the Holy Spirit, Born of the Virgin Mary (3)

By Rev. Fr. B Joseph Francis - Consequences of Incarnation The Nicene Creed (325 AD) proclaims: “For us men and ...
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Chapter X: Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary (2)

By Rev. Fr. B Joseph Francis - The importance of the question about the virginal birth of Jesus  In this ...
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Chapter IX: Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary (1)

By Rev. Fr. B Joseph Francis - The existential situation of the human being in sin or the meaning of ...
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Chapter VIII: Jesus CHRIST

By Rev. Fr. B Joseph Francis -  The meaning of the name of Jesus  It sometimes happens that many do ...
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Chapter VII : Our LORD

By Rev. Fr. B Joseph Francis -  Titles of Jesus used by the primitive Church express their faith in Jesus ...
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Chapter VI: I Believe in Jesus Christ, His Only Son

By Rev. Fr. B Joseph Francis -  Who is Jesus Christ as a Person?  The Nicene Creed (325 AD) expands ...
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Chapter V: Creator of Heaven and Earth

What do we understand by “creation”? There is a difference between creation and production. We say the carpenter produces the ...
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Chapter IV: I believe in God the Father Almighty (2)

The meaning of the Power of God Let me not forget that the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ is ...
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Chapter III: I believe in God the Father Almighty (1)

Our God is not impersonal God We Catholics do not believe in an impersonal God or nameless Reality, a “Tad” ...
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Chapter II: I Believe in God

Faith is primarily acceptance of the Person of God Sometimes people tend to think of faith and belief as acceptance ...
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The Apostles Creed

An Insightful Understanding of The Creed ‘I Believe’

Beginning this week, every Thursday we will bring you a series of exemplary articles by Rev. Fr. B. Joseph Francis ...
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