salvation by faith plus works
If anyone says that the sinner is justified by faith alone, meaning that nothing else is required to cooperate in order to obtain the grace of justification, and that it is not in any way necessary that he be prepared and disposed by the action of his own will, let him be anathema.
(Council of Trent, Sixth Session, Canon 9)
If anyone says that the sacraments of the New Law are not necessary for salvation but are superfluous, and that without them or without the desire of them men obtain from God through faith alone the grace of justification, though all are not necessary for each one, let him be anathema.
(Council of Trent, Seventh Session, Canon 4)
If anyone says that by the sacraments of the New Law grace is not conferred ex opere operato, but that faith alone in the divine promise is sufficient to obtain grace, let him be anathema.
(Council of Trent, Seventh Session, Canon 8)
Moved by the Holy Spirit, we can merit for ourselves and for others all the graces needed to attain eternal life
(Catechism of the Catholic Church, paragraph 2027)
The Church affirms that for believers the sacraments of the New Covenant (Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Penance, Anointing of the Sick, Holy Orders, Matrimony) are necessary for salvation.
(CCC, para. 1129)
Justification has been merited for us by the Passion of Christ. It is granted us through Baptism.
(CCC, para. 2020)
when it is deprived of hope and love, faith does not fully unite the believer to Christ
(CCC, para. 1815)
Service of and witness to the faith are necessary for salvation
(CCC, para. 1816)
WORD OF GOD
salvation by grace through faith alone
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
yet we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the law, because by works of the law no one will be justified.
(Sinners) are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus, whom God put forward as a propitiation by his blood, to be received by faith. It was to show his righteousness at the present time, so that he might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus...for we hold that one is justified by faith apart from works of the law.
For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. For what does the Scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness." Now to the one who works, his wages are not counted as a gift but as his due. And to the one who does not work but believes in him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted as righteousness, just as David also speaks of the blessing of the one to whom God counts righteousness apart from works
he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit
But if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works; otherwise grace would no longer be grace.
I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness were through the law, then Christ died for no purpose.
all our righteous deeds are like a polluted garment.
"Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God."