The Catholic Christian Faith is so Beautiful! Come to learn and behold the beauty of this Truth. Be formed in mind, so that God's Revelation can transform  and take root in every part of your being.

To help you develop a well-rounded understanding of the Catholic Faith, we have made a list of topics that we encourage you to gain a basic understanding of. We have also compiled a variety of resources related to each one so that you are able to learn as much as you want in your preferred mode of learning (reading, listening, watching).

We are also eager to teach you personally about these topics if you wish, in our meetings, by email, or by phone!

Study Topics

We will help and encourage you to get a basic understanding of the follow topics. Don't worry! The list may seem overwhelming, but we're not expecting you to pass a college test on these. If you can give us a basic 2-3 sentence summary on each, that will be enough. On the other hand, you may want to learn far more - and we are happy to help with that!

The Creed

  • Father/Creator

  • Son, Jesus

  • Incarnation

  • Life and Ministry

  • Paschal Mystery

  • Holy Spirit

  • Holy Catholic Church

  • Communion of Saints

  • Baptism and Forgiveness of Sins

  • Resurrection of Dead

  • Life Everlasting

The Bible

  • Old Testament

  • New Testament

  • How it was written

  • Catholic Understanding of the Bible

Other Topics

  • Eucharist

  • Mary

  • Saints

  • Purgatory & Salvation

  • Pope

  • Apostolic Succession

  • Scripture & Tradition

  • Church Teaching Authority

  • Confession

  • Ecumenism

  • Evangelization

  • 7 Sacraments

  • The Mass

  • Catholic Social Teaching

  • Theology of the Body/Sexuality

Would you like to talk to us about your questions?

Would you like to talk to us about your questions?

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2900 Hoover Ave, Ames, IA 50014

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