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THE RELIGION


"And I say to thee: That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven. And whatsoever thou shalt bind upon earth, it shall be bound also in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth, it shall be loosed also in heaven." (Matt 14: 18-19)

The Catholic Church is Christ's Mystical Body; we share in His life and become members of His body in His Catholic Church. We can grow closer to Christ, our God, and ultimately reach eternity with Him in heaven by taking part in the life that He gives to us in His Church. We can do this especially through the prayers, blessings, sacraments, liturgies and promises that God has given to us in their fullness in His Catholic Church.

God is one, entire and perfect, ever existing and ever the same. Christ, God, established one Church, one religion, with one head.

"And there shall be one fold, and one shepherd." (John 10:16)

The Catholic religion is the religion of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem. We live the Catholic Faith as God has taught us. In the past, members of the Order lived in such accordance with God's law, the Catholic religion, that the Order was referred to as The Religion. We strive to live as Christ has taught us, to reflect his truth in our lives, growing closer to Him so that we may live forever with Him in heaven.

"Amen, amen I say unto you: He that believeth in me, hath everlasting life." (John 6:47)