The Congregation of the Passion of Jesus Christ founded in 1720 by St. Paul of the Cross.
Derived from the Latin word meaning shepherd. The title given to the priest in charge of a particular parish.
A round disk used to hold the Host at Offertory and after the Consecration during the celebration of Mass.
Those who have been chosen by election, or assigned by a venerable tradition, as a special intercessor with God and the proper advocate of a particular locality, and is honored by clergy and people with a particular form of religious observation.
The apostle of the Gentiles, one of the greatest Christian missionaries, he was born in Tarsus in Cilicia of a Jewish family.
A small cross worn on the breast by the Pope, cardinals, bishops, and abbots as a mark of their offices.
Sacrament of Penance
The sacrament by which sins committed after Baptism are forgiven by the absolution of a priest.
People of God
A name for the Church as it constitutes a people with Christ as its head, the Holy Spirit as its condition of its unity, the law of love as its rule, and the kingdom of God as its destiny.