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communion with divine life as the

purpose of creation, 760

divine life offered to men in the

sacraments, 694, 1131

fruit in new life in Christ according

to the Spirit, 740

God wants to communicate His

divine life to men, 52, 541

grace as a sharing in God’s life,

375, 1997

liturgy as source of, 1071‑72

made possible by the coming of the

Holy Spirit, 735

merited for us by Christ, 1708

opened in Christ’s Resurrection,

654

participation in the divine life

arises not of the will of the

flesh but of God, 505

received from the Church in

Baptism, 168, 628, 683

and sin, 1420

See also

Grace

snares of human life

abortion, 2271, 2322

euthanasia, 2276‑79

infanticide, 2271

intentional homicide, 2268‑69

procedures carried out on the

embryo, 2275

suicide, 2280‑83

social life

charity in, 1889

Christian revelation and, 2419

common good and, 1906, 1911, 1924

family and, 2207, 2210

God’s mode of governance must be

imitated in, 1884

of man is necessary, 1879, 1891

must be organized, 2442

participation in, 1882, 1897‑1917

and protection of private life, 1907

spiritual life, 1699 (

see also

Spiritual

life; Spirituality)

transmission of life

as cooperation with the work of

the Creator, 372, 2367, 2398

as the end of conjugal love, 2363,

2366

ordained by God, 372

regulation of births, 2368, 2370

Lifting up

of Jesus on the cross, 662

the mind toward God, 2098, 2559

Light

Baptism as, 1216

“Children of light,” 736, 1216, 1695

Christ as, 280, 529, 748, 1202, 2466,

2665, 2715

and darkness, 285, 1707

Decalogue as, 1962

of faith, 26, 89, 286, 298, 2730

God as, 157, 214, 234, 242, 257

of reason, 37, 47, 156‑57, 1955

as symbol, 697, 1027, 1147, 1189

Word of God as, 141, 1785

of the world, 1243, 2105, 2466

Likeness to God

Baptism, the sacrament that confers

conformity to the image of God,

1682

creatures bear a resemblance to God, 41

man’s resemblance to God, 225, 705,

1604, 1701‑09, 2319, 2331, 2784

union of the Divine Persons and the

fraternity of men, 1878

ways to restore the divine likeness,

734, 2572

Limbo

, 1261

.

See also

Baptism;

Funerals

Limits, therapeutic

, 2278

Listening

God hears man’s cry, 2657

God the Father always hears Jesus,

2604

to Jesus teaching us to pray, 2598

to the Word of God, 709, 900, 1651,

2578, 2584, 2656, 2716, 2724, 2835

Litanies

, 1154, 1177

Liturgical music

, 1156‑58

Liturgy

angels in, 335

the Church as the proper place for

liturgical prayer, 2691, 2695

earthly, 1088‑89

Easter, 1217