What is the Nicene Creed?
The summary of Christian beliefs developed by the bishops at the first two councils of the church, held in A.D. 325 and 381.
What does reform mean?
To end wrong and start right.
What is a seraphim?
The heavenly beings who worship before the throne of God.
What is the Promised Land
The land first promised by God to Abraham.
What is the Easter Vigil?
The celebration of the first and greatest Christian feast, the Resurrection of Jesus
What is a catechumen?
A person being formed in the Christian life through instruction and by the example of the parish community.
Name the seven sacraments and indicate which ones are sacraments of healing, service, or intiation.
Baptism, Eucharist, reconciliation, conformation, matrimony, holy orders, and anointing of the sick.
What are the 4 marks of the church and what does each one mean?
One-the church is one because of its source in the one God and because of its founder Jesus Christ.
Holy-it is the kind of life we live when we share in the life of God, who is all holiness
Catholic-the church is catholic because Jesus is fully present in it and because Jesus has given the church to the whole world
Apostolic-the church is apostolic because it continues to hand on the teaching of the apostles through their sucessors , the bishops, in union with the sucessors of St. Peter, the pope