Saturday, September 26, 2009

Sunday Taster: The Apostles Creed

The Apostles Creed is one of the most ancient Creeds of the Church: A distillation of the Faith recited by saints and elders, martyrs and doctors, children with their mothers, drunks and crazy people, holy fools and intellectuals. It is still recited today, before the Consecration Prayers in the Communion Service, and has stood as the quintessential statement of Christian belief for millennia.

Quinquinque vult salvus esse teneat catholicam fidem--"Whosoever will be saved, it is necessary that he hold the universal and catholic Faith. Now the catholic faith is this....."

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