Of course the Catechism is the best reference for learning Church teaching. But it is not a proper substitute in a graduate (or undergraduate) course for the authors and texts on the syllabus. You won’t get an A for copy/pasting Church doctrine; you will get an A if you’ve shown that you’ve mastered the course material.
WHEN TIME MAGAZINE SUGGESTED POPE FRANCIS AS THE PERSON OF THE YEAR BECAUSE HE “REJECTED CHURCH DOCTRINE”
I WAS LIKE
Time has since corrected the mistake.
DOES IT REFER TO JESUS’ MIRACULOUS CONCEPTION BY THE HOLY SPIRIT WITHIN MARY’S WOMB?
IT REFERS TO THE FACT THAT MARY WAS CONCEIVED WITHOUT SIN AND IS
HAPPY FEAST OF SAINT NICHOLAS!
An original Mary is my Homegirl creation (thanks to a dear graphic designer friend), reblogged from last year because it still makes me laugh every time I think about it.
Now go check your shoes for goodies!