Faith is a word that is used to describe a person's unshakeable belief in something without the need of proof. An awareness of faith may come about over a long period of time or for some it may come in a quite sudden and dramatic way as was the conversion and new found faith that captured the heart of St. Paul on the road to Damascus.
We may sometimes think that we are living in a faithless society and get disheartened but remember that throughout all history there have and always will be people of faith who will inspire others. The last century has given us a wealth of holy people from Mother Teresa of Calcutta to Pope John Paul II. But stop for a moment and think closer to home. Who introduced you to the faith? That person may be your parent, grandparent, friend or maybe you are still searching on your own.
The intention of this book is to help you to live the mystery by revealing the faith in a simple and uncomplicated way. It can be used for those enquiring about the catholic faith or those preparing a parish RCIA programme. For those who came to faith many years ago, these chapters may bring to life new or forgotten information or rekindle a spark that may lead you to inspire others.