Catholic Basilicas

While Every Catholic church building represents the Catholic Church made up of the living members of the Body of Christ, basilicas are Catholic churches...

Liturgical Colors

Throughout the year, depending on the liturgical season and type of liturgical feast or celebration, the Catholic Church uses different colors for the priest’s...

The Communion of Saints

In the Apostle’s Creed, Catholics profess their belief in the Communion of Saints, an eternal spiritual union between all Christians in Heaven, in Purgatory,...

Church Bells

The ringing of bells to make joyful noise for the Lord and to announce God’s presence is an ancient tradition of the Catholic Church....

The Catholic Church’s Wealth

Because of the beauty and majesty of Catholic church art and architecture, some people question why the Church does not use its wealth to...

Basilicas

Every Catholic church building represents the Catholic Church, made up of the living members of the Body of Christ. Basilicas are Catholic churches with...

Apostles

When Jesus began his public ministry, He selected 12 men to accompany Him who would be his closest companions, distinct from the larger group...
Precepts of the Church

Precepts of the Church

When Jesus instituted the Catholic Church, He gave it the authority to put in place whatever was necessary to carry out his teaching about...
Candles

Candles

In the Catholic Church, candles serve practical, decorative, and liturgical purposes. Jesus said that He was the Light of the World and He wanted...
Marks of the Church

The Marks of the Church

In the Nicene Creed, Catholics profess their belief in one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church. Jesus founded only one Church and He wanted his...