January Cate-Quizm answers

1. B – “Christ’s body was glorified at the moment of his Resurrection, as proved by the new and supernatural properties it subsequently and permanently enjoys.”  (CCC 659)

2. B, C – “Being seated at the Father’s right hand signifies the inauguration of the Messiah’s kingdom, the fulfillment of the prophet Daniel’s vision concerning the Son of man: ‘To him was given dominion and glory and kingdom, that all peoples, nations, and languages should serve him; his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom one that shall not be destroyed.”   (CCC 664)

3. A, B – “Jesus Christ, having entered the sanctuary of heaven once and for all, intercedes constantly for us as the mediator who assures us of the permanent outpouring of the Holy Spirit.”  (CCC 667)

4. A – “Since the Ascension God’s plan has entered into its fulfillment.  We are already at ‘the last hour.’”  C – “Already the final age of the world is with us, and the renewal of the world is irrevocably under way …” (CCC 670)

5. C – “Though already present in his Church, Chris’s reign is nevertheless yet to be fulfilled ‘with power and great glory’ by the king’s return to earth.”   (CCC 671)

6. B – “Since the Ascension Christ’s coming in glory has been imminent, even though ‘it is not for you to know times or seasons which the Father has fixed by his own authority.’  This eschatological coming could be accomplished at any moment…”  (CCC 673)

7. A-F – “Before Christ’s second coming the Church must pass through a final trial that will shake the faith of many believers.  The persecution that accompanies her pilgrimage on earth will unveil the ‘mystery of iniquity’ in the form of a religious deception offering men an apparent solution to their problems at the price of apostasy from truth.  The supreme religious deception is that of the Antichrist, a pseudo-messianism by which man glorifies himself in place of God and of his Messiah come in the flesh.”  (CCC 675)

8. C –  “The kingdom will be fulfilled, then, not by a historic triumph of the Church through a progressive ascendancy, but only by God’s victory over the final unleashing of evil, which will cause his Bride to come down from heaven.”  (CCC 677)

9. B, C – “He ‘acquired’ this right by his cross The Father has given ‘all judgment to the Son.’”  (CCC 679)

10. A –  “Then will the conduct of each one and the secrets of hearts be brought to light.”  (CCC 678) B – “Then will the culpable unbelief that counted the offer of God’s grace as nothing be condemned.”  (CCC 678) C –  “When he comes at the end of time to judge the living and the dead, the glorious Christ will reveal the secret disposition of hearts and will render to each man according to his works and according to his acceptance or refusal of grace.”  (CCC 682)


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