act of faith


An acceptance of a doctrine as true which we do not see or cannot prove of ourselves, because God says it is true. It is holding this doctrine as certain, and not as a mere opinion more or less probable. Hence faith excludes all doubt as well as private judgment.

MLA Citation

  • “act of faith”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 April 2013. Web. 17 June 2021. <>