Questions and Answers

29. What does “to believe” mean? (CCC 26) “To believe” means man’s response to God, who reveals Himself to man and brings man a superabundant light as he searches for the ultimate meaning of his life.
This explains the order of the three chapters in section 1.1.: (1) Man’s natural desire for God is fulfilled (2) by the Revelation, which man appropriates for himself (3) through Faith.