The Importance Of Being A Good Catholics

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“Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand” (Aquinas). Faith is what being a good Catholic is based on. In order to be good Catholics, they have to include prayer, service, and proclamation in their lives. One way to be good Catholics is including prayer in their daily lives. In the world there are multiple types of prayers that can be prayed at all times of the day such as: morning, night, and in the middle of the day. One example of this is the prayer of thanksgiving. “...Every event and need can become an offering of thanksgiving” (“Catechism of the Catholic Church”). When praying, there are many goods to be thankful for in life. One of these to be thankful for is all of creation on the …show more content…
God tells everyone not to be ashamed of their faith and to proudly show their Catholicism. One way to do this is to follow the virtues of the Church. One of the many virtues is courage. Having courage to stand up for what you believe in and not listen to others on what they say about God is a great way to show faith to him. A second virtue is love. Love is caring about another human being.God tells all humans that they need to love and treat each other equal no matter their age, race, sex, or wealth. Another way to proclaim is to spread God’s Word. One way to do this is by telling other the stories out of the Bible. God wants everyone to hear them so they believe in him. A second way to proclaim his word is by personally reflecting on it after it is read. Oneself has to think deep about it because it has different meanings to different people. A final way to proclaim oneself’s faith is following the beliefs. One big belief is the Ten Commandments. All of the have two meanings: love God and love oneself’s neighbor as oneself. Another big belief is the Catechism of The Catholic Church. This book contains all of the teaching of the Church and is the base of Catholicism. Overall, proclaiming oneself faith in God and Jesus is a spectacular way to be a good

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