Friday, August 3, 2012


On Sundays the priest sings the Creed at Mass. This profession of Faith was drawn up in the councils of Nicea (325 AD) and Constantinople (381 AD) as a response to heresies that denied the Divinity of Jesus Christ and the Holy Ghost.

The Credo
I believe in One God (Hebrews 11:6)
The Father (1 Corinthians 8:6)
Almighty (Apocalypse 1:8)
Maker of Heaven and earth (Exodus 20:11)
And of all things visible and invisible (Colossians 1:16)
And in One Lord (Acts 10:36)
The only Begotten Son of God (John 1:14)
Born of the Father before all ages (1 John 4:9)
God of God, Light of Light (John 1:4)
True God of true God (John 5:18)
Begotten, not made (John 8:58)
Consubstantial with the Father (John 10:30)
By Whom all things were made (John 1:3)
Who for us men and for our salvation (Matthew 1:21)
Came down from Heaven (John 3:31)
And was incarnate by the Holy Ghost (Luke 1:35)
Of the Virgin Mary (Luke 2:6-7)
And was made man (John 1:4)
He was crucified also for us (Mark 15:25)
Suffered under Pontius Pilate (Matthew 27:26)
And was buried (Matthew 27:60)
The third day He rose again (Matthew 28:6)
According to the Scriptures (1 Corinthians 5:4)
And ascended into Heaven (Luke 24:51)
Sitteth at the right hand of the Father (Mark 16:19)
And He shall come again with glory (Matthew 25:31)
To judge both the living and the dead (2 Timothy 4:1)
Of whose Kingdom there shall be no end (Luke 1:33)
And I believe in the Holy Ghost (John 14:26)
Giver of Life (Romans 8:2)
Who Proceedeth from the Father (John 15:26)
And the Son (Romans 8:9)
Who, together with the father and the Son, is adored and glorified (Apocalypse 4:8)
Who spoke by the prophets (2 Peter 1:21)
And in One (John 10:16)
Holy (Ephesians 5:26)
Catholic (Romans 10:18)
Apostolic Church (Ephesians 2:20)
I confess one Baptism (Ephesians 4:5)
For the remission of sins (Acts 2:38)
And I look for the Resurrection of the dead (Romans 6:5)
And the Life of the world to come (Matthew 25:34)

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