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Janet Helma wrote:

Hi, guys —

  • How do Catholics understand the difference between Scripture and Tradition?

Janet

  { How do Catholics understand the difference between Scripture and Tradition? }

Mike replied:

Hi Janet,

This is a common question; it's even in our searchable knowledge base. There are a lot of quick answers there, so give it a try.

The simple answer would be one set of divine doctrines are written and a different set of doctrines have been passed down to us by word of mouth since 33 A.D. (Luke 10:16) I searched the knowledge base for you and found these web postings that may help:

I hope these web pages help,

Mike

Janet replied:

Dear Mike

The web pages will help so much!

Thank you and God bless you for doing all that work for me! I am taking (FTCM) Formation Toward Christian Ministry classes to become a certified Catechist and we had an entire lesson on Scripture and Tradition. I was raised in a Protestant home and converted 30 years ago at the age of 27.

I am grateful for your guidance and for giving me a path to follow!

Thank you again!

Janet Helma

Mike replied:

Hi Janet,

No problem. Glad I could help.

Mike

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