I'm involved in the group, but I am also true to myself
What is a healthy attitude to have regarding group membership?
More than 20% of Catholics are teens or younger
What do recent statistics tell us about Catholics in the United States?
What Church members have the responsibility of teaching, governing, and sanctifying the Church as successors of the apostles?
head of all Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox Church leaders
What are the pope's roles?
the pope and bishops acting together
Who makes up the Church's magisterium?
epiclesis, institution narrative, prayers for the entire Church community
What are the parts of the Eucharistic Prayer at Mass?
What do we call the honor we show toward Mary and the saints?
the Annunciation, Visitation, and the Immaculate Conception
What are the feast days of Mary?
the Sisters of the Holy Family
Which religious congregation did Henriette Delille begin?
Relating to God is a "solo" adventure. It takes place between God and us alone.
The two words church and Church mean the same thing.
Through Abraham and Sarah, God called an entire people to enter into friendship, to become the People of God.
Anyone who is baptized-regardless of age- is a member of the Church.
The Church's mission is to continue the work of Christ in proclaiming and being a sign of the kingdom of God.
God calls only the ordained members of the Church to take part in the Church's mission.
There are three orders, or degrees, in the Sacrament of Holy Orders.
In addition to the ministerial or hierarchical priesthood, all baptized Christians share in a common priesthood.
Church members have a duty to build a community with people who are non-Christians.
a religious vow or promise to reach out in friendship to all people instead of seeking married and family life
the sacrament of the Body and Blood of Christ
meeting of Church leaders from all over the world to decide Church matters
sacrament of service in which men promise to devote their lives to the Church as deacons, priests, or bishops
what lay people participate in when they strive to bring justice to the world and are involved in parish and diocesan councils
baptized members of the Church who are not ordained
an official Church process by which a person is declared to have lived a holy life of heroic virtue
a religious vow or promise to serve where one is needed by the Church
the successor of St. Peter
a religious vow or promise not to own private property or to pursue financial gain in order to get rich
the effort to strive toward unity among all Christian peoples
what lay people participate in when they offer everything in life as a spiritual sacrifice to God through Jesus
what lay people participate in they teach others about God's kingdom through the example of their own lives
seeing everyone-regardless of race, gender, country of origin, or religious preference-as our brother or sister
communion of saints
the entire assembly of Church members on Earth, in heaven, and in purgatory