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The Seven Precepts of the Church

The Precepts of the Catholic Church are a description of the absolute minimum actions required of Catholics regarding the Church.  Of course, everyone should strive to do the Maximum actions of which they are capable.


1.
To attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation, and resting from servile works.

2. To observe the days of abstinence and fasting.

3. To confess our sins to a priest, at least once a year.

4. To receive Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist at least once a year during Easter Season.

5. To contribute to the support of the Church.

6. To obey the laws of the Church concerning Matrimony.

7. To participate in the Church's mission of Evangelization of Souls.