In the Catholic Church, CCD stands for the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine. In 1562, an organization founded CCD in Rome as a focus on religious instruction. In modern day usage, CCD is a religious education program provided to children by the Catholic church.Continue Reading
Earliest forms of Christian education focused on memorization of the Lord's Prayer and Apostle's Creed. Over time, this expanded to include the sacraments and the 10 Commandments. In Milan, Italy 1536, Abbate Castellino da Castello established Sunday schools, and in 1562, a central organization called the Confraternity of Christian doctrine oversaw the religious education of the population.
In 1908, Marion Gurney founded the Sister of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine to provide religious education to the increasing Catholic immigrant population in the United States.Learn more about Christianity
The Catholic Church's position on spiritual warfare is that the devil is an actual spiritual being devoted to corrupting the souls of humans. According to Pope Francis, Catholics should look to the Gospel to discover the best ways to fight against Satan's evil influences in their lives. He rejects the idea that the devil is a myth or a symbol and insists that Catholics accept the duty to take up the fight against him.Full Answer >
The ritual of Confirmation is one of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church, which establishes a young Christian as a full-fledged member of the faith. Confirmation allows a young adult to renew the promises made by godparents at Baptism, but this time speaking on his or her own behalf.Full Answer >
Catholic Church mass times in New York are available on Mass Times ministry. This is a website where individuals can search mass times for most cities in the United States.Full Answer >
The Nicene Creed is recited as an entire credo, a statement of belief in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic Church, and it is read by all members of the Church at various times in private and in ceremony. The Creed affirms an individual's belief in the Holy Trinity of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost.Full Answer >