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the forgiveness of sin
absolution
the assistance god gives us in a particular need or to perform a particular good action or to avoid evil.
actual grace
worship and honor given to God as Creator and Sustainer of all that is
adoration
created beings who are pure spirits with intelligence and free wil, but without bodies, who act as God's messengers
angels
the announcement of the angel Gabriel
Annunciation
the Sacrament of Healing and Forgiveness for people who are seriously ill elderly or in danger of dying.
Anointing of the Sick
the taking up of the Risen Christ to heaven.
Acension
the church teaching that at the end of her life mary body and soul was taken up into heaven.
Assumption
the belife that there is no God
Atheism
the sacrametn of new life in God and of incorporation into the church performed with water
Baptism
Jusus' eight teachings about the meaning and path to true hapiness which depict the attictudes and actions that followers of Christ should have and the way to live in God's kingdom today.
Beatitudes
Gods written word composed by human authors and inspired by the Holy Spiit
Bible
Church leaders who are the successors of the Apostles.
bishops
the serious sin of showing contempt of lack of reverence for God and his name
blasphemy
an official church statement by which a person is declared to have lived a holy life of heroic virtue.
canonization
grave offenses sometimes called "deadly sins" because they trun people comletely away from God
capital sins
the Anointed one the messia Jesus Christ.
christ
the assembly of the faithful
church
all faithful church members on earth in heaven and in purgatory
communion of saints
a sacrament of initiation that strengthens the spiritual life received in Baptism
confirmation
the Sacrament of Healing and Forgiveness for people who are seriously ill elderly or in danger of dying.
Anointing of the Sick
the taking up of the Risen Christ to heaven.
Acension
the church teaching that at the end of her life mary body and soul was taken up into heaven.
Assumption
the belife that there is no God
Atheism
the sacrametn of new life in God and of incorporation into the church performed with water
Baptism
Jusus' eight teachings about the meaning and path to true hapiness which depict the attictudes and actions that followers of Christ should have and the way to live in God's kingdom today.
Beatitudes
Gods written word composed by human authors and inspired by the Holy Spiit
Bible
Church leaders who are the successors of the Apostles.
bishops
the serious sin of showing contempt of lack of reverence for God and his name
blasphemy
an official church statement by which a person is declared to have lived a holy life of heroic virtue.
canonization
grave offenses sometimes called "deadly sins" because they trun people comletely away from God
capital sins
the Anointed one the messia Jesus Christ.
christ
the assembly of the faithful
church
all faithful church members on earth in heaven and in purgatory
communion of saints
a sacrament of initiation that strengthens the spiritual life received in Baptism
confirmation
the Sacrament of Healing and Forgiveness for people who are seriously ill elderly or in danger of dying.
Anointing of the Sick
the taking up of the Risen Christ to heaven.
Acension
the church teaching that at the end of her life mary body and soul was taken up into heaven.
Assumption
the belife that there is no God
Atheism
the sacrametn of new life in God and of incorporation into the church performed with water
Baptism
Jusus' eight teachings about the meaning and path to true hapiness which depict the attictudes and actions that followers of Christ should have and the way to live in God's kingdom today.
Beatitudes
Gods written word composed by human authors and inspired by the Holy Spiit
Bible
Church leaders who are the successors of the Apostles.
bishops
the serious sin of showing contempt of lack of reverence for God and his name
blasphemy
an official church statement by which a person is declared to have lived a holy life of heroic virtue.
canonization
grave offenses sometimes called "deadly sins" because they trun people comletely away from God
capital sins
the Anointed one the messia Jesus Christ.
christ
the assembly of the faithful
church
all faithful church members on earth in heaven and in purgatory
communion of saints
a sacrament of initiation that strengthens the spiritual life received in Baptism
confirmation
the internal voice that helps individuals know right from wrong
conscience
sincere sorrow for the sins one has committed
contrition
a sincere change of mind will and heart
conversion
a solemn promise or afreement made between two parties the word means testament
covenant
the theory that the genesis story in the bible is letterally true that god created the universe and everything in it in six days and out of nothing
creationism
a summary of the true beliefs held by a group
creed
a form of capital punishment by which a person was tied or nailed to a cross
crucifixion
the end of human life on earth
death
the respect owed to all humans because they are made in gods image
dignity
the pening litufy of the Easter celebration held after sundown on HOly saturday
easter vigil
a meeting of the worlds bishops gathered by the pope to excersice thier " collegial authority over the universal Church"
ecumenical council
the effort to strive toward unity amoung all christian peoples.
ecumenism
a revealing or showing
epiphany
an area of theology that concentrates on the last or final condition of the creation
eschatology
sharing in an everlasting union of life and love with god in heaven by those who have died in his freindship
eternal life
the sacrament of the body and blood of christ
eucharist
a process of continuous change from a simple form o a more complex form
evolution
a theological virtue a gift from god
faith
pardon for ones actions
forgiveness
the human ability to make decisions without being forced to choose or act in one specific way
free will
the good effects that are result of living in the Holy Spirit.
fruit of the Holy Spirit
christs judgement of both the living and the dead at the end of time.
general judgement
spiritual gifts given by the holy spirit that help poeple live gods love : wisdom knowledge reverence courage understanding right judgment and the wonder/awe
gifts of the HOly Spirit
the one and only supreme being who always existed and who will always continue to exist
god
the friday before easter
good friday
the good news
gospel
our sharing in the life of god
grace
the perfect sharing of life and love with trinity
heaven
eternal separation from god resulting from the choice to reject his love and grace even at the final moments of earthly existence
hell
a state of becoming more god-like living in his presence or with his love
holiness
a sacrament at service of the communion in which men promise to devote their lives to the church as deacons preists or bishops.
Holy orders
the third person of the holy trinity
holy spirit
the thursday before easter
holy thursday
worship of a false god
idolatry
the church teaching that god favored mary by preserving her from all stain of original sin
immaculate conception
a quality whereby the human soul will not die but will exist without end.
immortal
the second person of the bessed tinity
incarnation
nmae that means "god saves"
jeus
gods reign of justice love and peace
kingdom of god
part of the saving mission of christ
kingly office
baptized members of the church
laity
the official public prayer of the church through which christ continues the work of redemption through the churchs celebration of the paschal mystery
liturgy
"the living teaching office of the church..."
magisterium
the four essential or distinguishing characteristics of the church
marks of the church
a sacrament at the service of communion the sacrament that celebrates the sacred covenant between baptised men and women who promise...
matrimony
the mother of jesus
Mary
a savior sent by god to redeem people from the power of sin and everlasting death and to restore them to gods friendship
messiah
the belief in one god only
monotheism
a very serious wrong that is contrary to gods law.
mortal sin
the first decision by humans to disobey God
original sin
another name fo the second coming of christ
parousia
the reckoning that occurs for each person at the moment of death
particular judgement
the events involved in our redemption
paschal mystery
intense sufffering for another
passion
the day "when the seven weeks of easter..."
pentecost
belief in many gods
polytheism
the bishop of rome and leader if the entire cath ch
pope
the mission of christ as preist who offered everything in his life as a sacrifice to god
priestly office
part of the saving mission of christ in which he proclaimed the kingdom of god
prophetic office
a state of purification between death and heaven that removes any remaining personal obstacles to eternal union with god.
purgatory
a sacrament at service of the communion in which men promise to devote their lives to the church as deacons preists or bishops.
Holy orders
the third person of the holy trinity
holy spirit
the thursday before easter
holy thursday
worship of a false god
idolatry
the church teaching that god favored mary by preserving her from all stain of original sin
immaculate conception
a quality whereby the human soul will not die but will exist without end.
immortal
the second person of the bessed tinity
incarnation
nmae that means "god saves"
jeus
gods reign of justice love and peace
kingdom of god
part of the saving mission of christ
kingly office
baptized members of the church
laity
the official public prayer of the church through which christ continues the work of redemption through the churchs celebration of the paschal mystery
liturgy
"the living teaching office of the church..."
magisterium
the four essential or distinguishing characteristics of the church
marks of the church
a sacrament at the service of communion the sacrament that celebrates the sacred covenant between baptised men and women who promise...
matrimony
the mother of jesus
Mary
a savior sent by god to redeem people from the power of sin and everlasting death and to restore them to gods friendship
messiah
the belief in one god only
monotheism
a very serious wrong that is contrary to gods law.
mortal sin
the first decision by humans to disobey God
original sin
another name fo the second coming of christ
parousia
the reckoning that occurs for each person at the moment of death
particular judgement
the events involved in our redemption
paschal mystery
intense sufffering for another
passion
the day "when the seven weeks of easter..."
pentecost
belief in many gods
polytheism
the bishop of rome and leader if the entire cath ch
pope
the mission of christ as preist who offered everything in his life as a sacrifice to god
priestly office
part of the saving mission of christ in which he proclaimed the kingdom of god
prophetic office
a state of purification between death and heaven that removes any remaining personal obstacles to eternal union with god.
purgatory
to restore to friendship.
reconcile
one of the churchs sacraments of healing and forgiveness
reconciliation
gods saving activity in jesus in freeing human kind from the bonds of sin and eternal death
redemption
simple or solemn promises or poverty chastity and obedience made by members of relitious communities so that they may or completely evote themselves to god and to srevice or the church
religious vows
at the end of time when christ comes again in glory
resurrection of the body
gods rasing of jesus from death to new life
resurrection
gods communication of himslef and his plan of loving goodness throughout history
revelation
an effective sign established by jesus and given to his church by which god shares his life through the work of the holy spirit
sacrament
a holy sign used by catholics that helps us to pray and remeber gods love for us
sacramental
gods action accomplished through jesus of freeing people form sin and restoring them to friendship with god
salvation
gods divine life within us which makes us his friends
sanctifying grace
the return of jesus christ as king and judge at the end of time
second coming
an offense against god that causes a rupture of communior with him
sin
the spiritual principle of humans
soul
the responsibility god gave humans to take care of the earth and everthing in it.
stweardship
according to isaiah the one who would unjustly but willingly suffer and die for others
suffering servant
the ten fundamental moral laws given by god to his people and recorded in the old testament
ten commandments
the living and authentic transmission of the teachings of jesus in the church
tradtition
the event in which jesus reveals his divine glory to his apostles.
transfiguration
"... the change of the whole..."
transubstantiation
the mytery of one god in three persons: father son and holy spirit
trinity
a less serious wrong that weakens but does not destory our relationship with god and other peple
venial sin
ones calling or destiny in life
vocation