CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION
PROLOGUE
PART ONE - THE PROFESSION OF FAITH
SECTION ONE: "I BELIEVE" - "WE BELIEVE"
  CHAPTER ONE: MAN'S CAPACITY FOR GOD  IN BRIEF

  CHAPTER TWO: GOD COMES TO MEET MAN
    ARTICLE 1: THE REVELATION OF GOD
 IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: THE TRANSMISSION OF DIVINE REVELATION
 IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 3: SACRED SCRIPTURE  IN BRIEF

  CHAPTER THREE: MAN'S RESPONSE TO GOD
    ARTICLE 1: I BELIEVE
    ARTICLE 2: WE BELIEVE  IN BRIEF  

                         The Credo

SECTION TWO: THE PROFESSION OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH~The Creeds
  CHAPTER ONE: I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER
    ARTICLE 1: "I BELIEVE IN GOD THE FATHER ALMIGHTY, CREATOR OF HEAVEN AND EARTH"
      Paragraph 1. I Believe in God 
IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 2. The Father  IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 3. The Almighty  IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 4. The Creator
IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 5. Heaven and Earth  IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 6. Man  IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 7. The Fall
 IN BRIEF


  CHAPTER TWO: I BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST, THE ONLY SON OF GOD
    ARTICLE 2: "AND IN JESUS CHRIST, HIS ONLY SON, OUR LORD"   IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 3: "HE WAS CONCEIVED BY THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT,
                           AND WAS BORN OF THE VIRGIN MARY"
      Paragraph 1. The Son of God Became Man IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 2. "Conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit and Born of the Virgin Mary"  IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 3. "The Mysteries of Christ's Life" IN BRIEF

   
ARTICLE 4: "JESUS CHRIST SUFFERED UNDER PONTIUS
                           PILATE, WAS CRUCIFIED, DIED, AND WAS BURIED"
      Paragraph 1. Jesus and Israel  IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 2. Jesus Died Crucified   IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 3. Jesus Christ Was Buried  IN BRIEF

   
ARTICLE 5: "HE DESCENDED INTO HELL ON THE THIRD DAY HE ROSE AGAIN"
      Paragraph 1. Christ Descended into Hell  IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 2. On the Third Day He Rose from the Dead 
IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 6: "HE ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN AND IS SEATED"
                           AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER"  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 7: "FROM THENCE HE WILL COME AGAIN"
                           TO JUDGE THE LIVING AND THE DEAD"   IN BRIEF


  CHAPTER THREE: I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT
    ARTICLE 8: "I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY SPIRIT"  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 9: "I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY CATHOLIC CHURCH"
      Paragraph 1. The Church in God's Plan  IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 2. The Church - People of God, Body of Chrict, Temple of the Holy Spirit  IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 3. The Church is One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic  IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 4. Christ's Faithful - Hierarchy, Laity, Consecrated Life  IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 5. The Communion of Saints  IN BRIEF
      Paragraph 6. Mary - Mother of Christ, Mother of the Church 
IN BRIEF

    ARTICLE 10: "I BELIEVE IN THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS"  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 11: "I BELIEVE IN THE RESURRECTION OF THE BODY"  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 12: "I BELIEVE IN LIFE EVERLASTING"  IN BRIEF
                            "Amen"
PART TWO - THE CELEBRATION OF THE CHRISTIAN MYSTERY
SECTION ONE: THE SACRAMENTAL ECONOMY
  CHAPTER ONE: THE PASCHAL MYSTERY IN THE AGE OF THE CHURCH
    ARTICLE 1: THE LITURGY - WORK OF THE HOLY TRINITY
  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: THE PASCHAL MYSTERY IN THE CHURCH'S SACRAMENTS  IN BRIEF


  CHAPTER TWO: THE SACRAMENTAL CELEBRATION
    ARTICLE 1: CELEBRATING THE CHURCH'S LITURGY  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: LITURGICAL DIVERSITY AND THE UNITY OF THE MYSTERY  IN BRIEF
SECTION TWO: THE SEVEN SACRAMENTS OF THE CHURCH
  CHAPTER ONE: THE SACRAMENTS OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION
    ARTICLE 1: THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION   IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 3: THE SACRAMENT OF THE EUCHARIST  IN BRIEF

  CHAPTER TWO: THE SACRAMENTS OF HEALING
    ARTICLE 4: THE SACRAMENT OF PENANCE AND RECONCILIATION  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 5: THE ANOINTING OF THE SICK  IN BRIEF


  CHAPTER THREE: THE SACRAMENTS AT THE SERVICE OF COMMUNION
    ARTICLE 6: THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY ORDERS  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 7: THE SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY  IN BRIEF

  CHAPTER FOUR: OTHER LITURGICAL CELEBRATIONS
    ARTICLE 1: SACRAMENTALS  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: CHRISTIAN FUNERALS

PART THREE - LIFE IN CHRIST

SECTION ONE: MAN'S VOCATION: LIFE IN THE SPIRIT
  CHAPTER ONE: THE DIGNITY OF THE HUMAN PERSON
    ARTICLE 1: MAN: THE IMAGE OF GOD  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: OUR VOCATION TO BEATITUDE  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 3: MAN'S FREEDOM  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 4: THE MORALITY OF HUMAN ACTS  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 5: THE MORALITY OF THE PASSIONS  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 6: MORAL CONSCIENCE  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 7: THE VIRTUES  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 8: SIN  IN BRIEF


  CHAPTER TWO: THE HUMAN COMMUNITY
    ARTICLE 1: THE PERSON AND SOCIETY  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: PARTICIPATION IN SOCIAL LIFE  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 3: SOCIAL JUSTICE  IN BRIEF


  CHAPTER THREE: GOD'S SALVATION: LAW AND GRACE
    ARTICLE 1: THE MORAL LAW  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: GRACE AND JUSTIFICATION  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 3: THE CHURCH, MOTHER AND TEACHER  IN BRIEF
   THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
SECTION TWO: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS   IN BRIEF
  CHAPTER ONE: "YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOU GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART,
                 AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND"

    ARTICLE 1: THE FIRST COMMANDMENT  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: THE SECOND COMMANDMENT  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 3: THE THIRD COMMANDMENT  IN BRIEF


  CHAPTER TWO: "YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF"
    ARTICLE 4: THE FOURTH COMMANDMENT  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 5: THE FIFTH COMMANDMENT  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 6: THE SIXTH COMMANDMENT  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 7: THE SEVENTH COMMANDMENT  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 8: THE EIGHTH COMMANDMENT  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 9: THE NINTH COMMANDMENT  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 10: THE TENTH COMMANDMENT   IN BRIEF

PART FOUR - CHRISTIAN PRAYER

SECTION ONE: PRAYER IN THE CHRISTIAN LIFE
 WHAT IS PRAYER?            
  CHAPTER ONE: THE REVELATION OF PRAYER
    THE UNIVERSAL CALL TO PRAYER
    ARTICLE 1: IN THE OLD TESTAMENT  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: IN THE FULLNESS OF TIME  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 3: IN THE AGE OF THE CHURCH  IN BRIEF


  CHAPTER TWO: THE TRADITION OF PRAYER
    ARTICLE 1: AT THE WELLSPRINGS OF PRAYER  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: THE WAY OF PRAYER  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 3: GUIDES FOR PRAYER

  CHAPTER THREE: THE LIFE OF PRAYER
    ARTICLE 1: EXPRESSIONS OF PRAYER  IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: THE BATTLE OF PRAYER   IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 3: THE PRAYER OF THE HOUR OF JESUS   IN BRIEF
SECTION TWO: THE LORD'S PRAYER: "OUR FATHER!"
    ARTICLE 1: "THE SUMMARY OF THE WHOLE GOSPEL"   IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 2: "OUR FATHER WHO ART IN HEAVEN"    IN BRIEF
    ARTICLE 3: "THE SEVEN PETITIONS"
    ARTICLE 4: THE FINAL DOXOLOGY  IN BRIEF
ABBREVIATIONS