An effective sign of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is shared with us through the work of the Holy Spirit
The Church's official public worship of God through which Christ our High Priest continues the work of our redemption by means of the Church's celebration of the Paschal Mystery in which he accomplished our salvation
The mystery of, and events involved in, our redemption: Jesus' suffering, death, Resurrection, and Ascension
"Sacred signs which bear a certain resemblance to the sacraments, and by means of which spiritual effects are signified and obtained through the prayers of the Church"
The truth of faith that the Son of God assumed human nature and became man in order to accomplish our salvation in that same human nature
Liturgy of the Hours
The official daily prayer of the Church, divided up into segments to be said throughout the day. It consists primarily of Psalms, which other readings from Scripture and various sacred readings, as well as certain hymns and prayers of intercession
search for meaning, long for ultimate fulfillment, and find out ultimate happiness in God alone
Human beings are unique among creation because we _____________ . (3)
The Second Vatican Council summed up the teaching that God has not left us to our own halting, human efforts to find out about him in the document on ______________.
We sometimes use the phrase "the human face of God" for ________________.
the Mystical Body of Christ
The Church's invisible spiritual reality and divine aspect is called ______________.
the people's work
The term liturgy is a combination of two Greek words that mean__________________.
Season of preparation for Christmas
Season of preparation for Easter
The color used in this season is green
One of the sacramentals
Post Modernism does not believe in the divine truth; it is skeptical and agnostic, and it regards religious rituals as foolish. The classical world view believes in the absolute truth, regards life as being meaningful, which is in God. It also believes the sacraments are filled with faith.
Compare and Contrast the two world views of Post Modernism and Classical.
The organized efforts made beginning in the 20th century by various Christian denominations to work toward fostering the eventual unity of all Christians in a single Church
A person validly baptized in another Christian faith who is preparing to be received into full communion in the Catholic Church. At the time of full communion, he or she will make a profession of faith, be confirmed, and receive Eucharist
The living, teaching office of the Church that gives authentic interpretation of the word of God, whether in Sacred Scripture or Sacred Tradition
The period of time between Easter and Pentecost when the newly baptized (neophytes) receive post-baptismal instruction and are more fully integrated into the Christian community
God's divine life within us, which makes us his friends. It gives us a share in God's own holiness
An indelible sign imprinted on the soul in the non-repeatable Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Orders
True or False: In the Western Catholic Church, the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist are received as an infant
True or False: The sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Reconciliation are necessary for complete initiation
True or False: Baptism is the only sacrament that does not require the presence of an ordained minister to be valid
True or False: We do not despair when an infant dies before Baptism because God offers salvation to every person
True or False: The prayer of the Church (Lex Orandi) is a reliable guide to what the Church believes (Lex Credendi)
True or False: People of good will who follow their conscience, without knowing of the Gospel of Christ or His Church, may not be saved
Baptism of blood refers to those who die for their faith so they are saved (martyrs). Baptism of desire refers to a person of good and acts justly will who wishes to be baptized and is sorry for their sins
What do the phrases Baptism of blood and Baptism of desire mean?
We are called to be priests, prophets and kings. This means as priest we are called to holiness and to worship God. As prophets we should listen to God's word and teach it, whether it be through our words or actions. As kings, we should do the will of God by serving our neighbors.
What does it mean to say that we share in Christ's ministry as priest, prophet, and king?
refers to the term used in Eastern Rite Churches for the sacrament called Confirmation in the West
is God's special help in being courageous when faced with difficulties or sufferings
is a kind of "intuition" guided by the Holy Spirit that allows us to see deeper meanings and value
is God's self-disclosure in which he makes known his divine plan of salvation most fully by sending his Son
is giving reverence to God, respecting him, and standing in thankfulness for his loving goodness and for the work of his Son, Jesus
is a good habit, quality, or pattern of behavior that inclines us to do good and make good moral choices
True or False: One of the most significant changes in the new Rite of Confirmation after Vatican II was in the essential formula, which now is "N., be sealed with the Gift of the Holy Spirit"
True or False: One of the requirements for one who wishes to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation is that the person participate in a two-year program
True or False: The laying on the hands evokes the apostolic gesture described in the New Testament for the conferral of the Holy Spirit
True or False: It is necessary for a person to be in a state of grace to receive fruitfully the Sacrament of Confirmation
True or False: The Gift os the Holy Spirit are called permanent dispositions
Four effects of confirmation are it renews our Baptismal vows, it brings us closer to God, connects us with the Church, and it deepens our understanding of God. After confirmation, I had the desire to be a disciple and pray more. It definitely changes me as an individual.
What are the four effects of Confirmation? How have you seen these effects at work in your own life or in the life of someone you know?