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The Creed
I believe in one God, the Father Almighty,
creator of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible.
And in one Lord Jesus Christ,
Son of God, the only-begotten, born of the Father before all ages. Light of Light, true God of true God, begotten not made, of one substance with the Father, through whom all things were made. Who, for us men and for our salvation, came down from heaven, and was incarnate from the Holy Spirit and Mary the Virgin, and became man. He was also crucified for us under Pontius Pilate, and suffered, and was buried; and He rose again on the third day, according to the scriptures; and He ascended into heaven, and sits at the right hand of the Father; and He will come again with glory, to judge the living and the dead, and of His kingdom there will be no end;
And in the Holy Spirit,
the Lord, and Giver of life, Who proceeds from the Father, Who together with the Father and the Son is worshipped and glorified, Who spoke through the prophets. In one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church I profess one baptism for the remission of sins. I expect the resurrection of the dead; and the life of the world to come.
Amen.

****The Creed affirms our personal faith in Jesus Christ. The first part of the Creed was written during the First Ecumenical Council and the second part of the Creed (beginning with "I believe in the Holy Spirit....") was written during the Second Ecumenical Council. This creed is proclaimed during every Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine Catholic Churches in North America.