Place of Jesus' birth
Feast of the Holy Family
Sunday immediately following Christmas
Feast of the Baptism of the Lord
Sunday following Epiphany
Offense against God
Principal moral virtues that help us lead a moral life
A very serious wrong that is contrary to God' law. The effect of mortal sin - sin not repented - is eternal separation from God
A less serious wrong that weakens but does not destroy, our relationship with god and other people, or a serious wrong done without full knowledge or free will
Sometimes called "deadly sins"; called "capital" because they are the sources of other sins
Good moral and spiritual habits that help us make good choices
The internal voice that helps individuals know right from wrong (God-given ability to know right from wrong and choose what is right)
A state of purification between death and heaven that removes any remaining personal obstacle to eternal union with God
Means "farewell to meat"
Means "Fat Tuesday" in French
Stations of the Cross
A traditional prayer that simulates a pilgrimage to Jerusalem to retrace the steps of Jesus during His passion
According to Isaiah, the one who would unjustly, but willingly, suffer and die for others
The serious sin of showing contempt or lack of reverence for God and His name - Jesus' "crime"
Form of capital punishment where a criminal was tied or nailed to a cross; death of Jesus on the cross
God's saving activity in Jesus in freeing humankind from the bonds of sin and eternal death; means "buying back" or "ransoming"
God's raising of Jesus from death to new life
Council of elders of the Jewish community
A Sacrament of Service in which men promise to devote their lives to the Church as deacons, priests, or bishops
A Sacrament of Initiation that strengthens the spiritual life received in Baptism sealing (or confirming) the person as being in union with Christ, making them ready to actively participate in the work and worship of the Church. The Holy Spirit is the prime agent in Confirmation.
The taking up of the Risen Christ to Heaven
The passion, death, Resurrection, and Ascension of Jesus
Place of Jesus' passion and death
Intense suffering and death of Jesus out of love for humanity
An effective sign, established by Jesus and given to His Church, by which God shared his life through the work of the Holy Spirit
Anointing of the Sick
The Sacrament of Healing and Forgiveness for people who are seriously ill, elderly, or in danger of dying.
What Jesus instituted at the Last Supper; the Sacrament of the Body and Blood of Christ
One of the Church's Sacraments of Healing and Forgiveness; the sacrament through which the sinner is reconciled with God and the Church
The sacrament that celebrates the sacred covenant between a baptized man and woman who promise to be faithful to one another until death.
The first Sacrament of Initiation
The day when the 7 weeks of Easter comes to an end; outpouring of the Holy Spirit; 50 days after the Resurrection of Jesus; we celebrate this day as the birthday of the Church
1st sin of mankind against God
Doing whatever one wants with his/her sexuality
Theology of the Body
Study of God & purpose of existence as revealed through our bodies
"Inclination to sin"
Freely choosing to give up earthly marriage
Study of God.
Sexual desire apart from God's love.
The resolve to give up pursuing whatever was initially pursued.
Sacramentality of the body
Inherent ability of the body to act as a visible sign of God's invisible love
Who announced Jesus' conception to Mary?
Who is John the Baptist's Mother; Mary's cousin?
Who is John the Baptist's Father?
John the Baptist
Who baptized Jesus?
Who is the great prophet who is connected to John the Baptist because of his dress and food?
Jesus, Mary, and Joseph
Who is in the Holy Family?
Who is the apostle who betrayed Jesus for 30 pieces of silver?
Who helped Jesus carry his Cross?
Who denied Jesus 3 times and became our first Pope?
Who wanted to kill baby Jesus?
Who washed his hands of Jesus' arrest?
Mary, John, and other women disciples
Who stayed at the foot of the cross?
Joseph of Arimathea
Who gave his tomb for Jesus' body to be placed?
Priest, Prophet, King
What is the three-fold Office of Christ?
Gold - represents royalty. Frankincense - represents divinity. Myrrh - represents human nature and Jesus' sacrificial death
What are the three Gifts the Magi brought and what do they represent?
Pride, envy, anger, sloth, greed, gluttony, and lust
What are the Seven Capital Sins?
Feed the hungry, Give drink to the thirsty, Clothe the naked, Shelter the homeless, Visit the sick, Visit the imprisoned, and Bury the dead
What are the Corporal Works of Mercy?
Teach the ignorant, Counsel the doubtful, Comfort the sorrowful, Bear wrongs patiently, Forgive injuries, Warn the sinner, and Pray for the living and the dead
What are the Spiritual Works of Mercy?
Faith, Hope, and Charity (Love)
What are the three Theological Virtues?
Prudence (careful judgment), Justice (giving God and people their due), Fortitude (courage), and Temperance (balance)
What are the four Cardinal Virtues?
The matter is wrong, You know it's wrong, and You do it anyways
What are the three characteristics of a Mortal Sin?
Pray, fast, and share (almsgiving)
What are the three common Lenten disciplines?
"We adore you O Christ, and we praise you, for by your holy cross you have redeemed the world."
What is the traditional Lenten Prayer during the Stations of the Cross?
Christianity, Judaism, and Islam
What are the three religions that consider Abraham an ancestor in faith?
Advent, Christmas, Ordinary Time, Lent, Triduum, Easter, and Ordinary Time.
What are seven liturgical seasons? (In order).
Purple which represens waiting in hope.
What color represents Advent and what does it mean?
White/Gold which represents joy and victory
What color represents Christmas and what does it mean?
Green which represents life and hope
What color represents Ordinary Time and what does it mean?
Purple which represents prayer and penance
What color represents Lent and what does it mean?
Red which represents sacrifice, and white/gold which represents joy and victory
What color represents Triduum and what does it mean?
White/Gold which represents joy and victory.
What color represents Easter and what does it mean?
Solemnity of Mary, Ascension of the Lord, Assumption of Mary, All Saint's Day, Immaculate Conception of Mary, and Christmas.
What are the six Holy Days of Obligation?
When is the Solemnity of Mary?
40 days after Easter or the nearest Sunday at the end of the 40 days.
When is the Ascension of the Lord?
When is the Assumption of Mary?
When is All Saint's Day?
When is the Immaculate Conception of Mary?
When is Christmas?
Red which stands for Holy Spirit and fire.
What color represents Pentecost and what does it mean?
Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Sunday.
What are the days of Holy Week/Triduum?
Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem.
What happened on Palm Sunday?
What happened on Holy Thursday?
Passion of Jesus
What happened on Good Friday?
Jesus is in the tomb
What happened on Holy Saturday?
Resurrection of Jesus
What happened on Easter Sunday?
Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist
What are the Sacraments of Initiation?
Anointing of the Sick and Reconciliation
What are the Sacraments of Healing and Forgiveness?
Holy Orders and Matrimony.
What are the Sacraments of Service?