What does the Catholic Church mean by Works?


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What does the Catholic Church mean by Works?


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The following links should help you better understand the Church’s teachings on faith and grace and how they pertain to salvation. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

Recommended Reading:
Faith from the Catholic Encyclopedia
Grace from the Catholic Encyclopedia

Recommended Reading on Salvation in General:
Salvation
from the Catholic Answers Library**
How should a Catholic reply to the question, “have you been saved?”**
What’s the difference between redemption and salvation?
Where do I find info on salvation?

Recommended Reading on Sola Gratia and Salvation:
Are works a result of salvation and not a means to salvation?
What about Eph 2:8 that we are saved by grace and not works?
Are we justified by grace alone?

Recommended Reading on Sola Fide and Salvation:
Salvation is “just believing in Jesus”…
Doesn’t the good thief prove sola fide?
Sola Fide before the Reformation?
Doesn’t the Bible imply that we are saved by faith alone?


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