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theology

the study of the existence or the attributes of God;

Immanent Trinity

A focus on the inner life o God as a Trinity of three divine Persons without consideration of God's relationship to human beings or his creation work

Salvific Trinity

The active and inseparable work of the Triune God-Father, Son, and Holy Spirit-in Salvation History.

St. Augustine

hometown is hippo

St. Monica

St. Augustine's mother

St. Augustine

famous book of confessions

Adeodatus

St. Augustine's son

consubstantial

the quality "of one being" in the relationship between all the divine Persons of the Trinity

consubstantial

the son and the holy spirit have the exact same nature as the Father

substance

mans nature or essence

substance

what makes something what it is

Person

refers to the distinctions among the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

Relation

designates that the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are distinct because of their relationships

1. there is only one God
2. There are three distinct Persons in one GOd
3. The Divine Persons have distinct relationships with one another

three truths about God's own inner life

Shield of the Trinity

symbolizes equality among the Persons in the form of an equilateral triangle

Shamrock

St. Patrick's analogy of the Trinity

St. John Damascene

person who used the tree and the sun as analogies for the trinity

abba

daddy

Emmanuel

God with us

divine missions of the Blessed Trinity

the distinctive works of God's saving intervention in the world

creation

mission designated to the father

salvation

mission designated to the son

sanctification

mission designated to the holy spirit

saint

a holy one of God who lives in union with God through the grace of Jesus Christ and the Power of the Holy Spirit and whom God rewards with eternal life in heaven

Annunciation

the announcement by the angel gabriel to the virgin mary that God wanted her to become the mother of his son, the savior Jesus Christ

Assumption

the dogmatic teaching of the Catholic Church that when the earthly life of Mary was completed, she was taken body and soul into the presence of God

Assumption

mary was granted this grace because she is the sinless Mother of God

Immaculate Conception

the dogmatic teaching of the catholic church that Mary was conceived in the womb of her mother without the stain of Original Sin that all other human beings inherit

Immaculate Conception

this teaching was declared infallible by Pope Pius IX in 1854

Theotokos

a Greek ter, for Mary meaning "god bearer" or "birth mother of God" that was first used at the Council of Ephesus in AD 431

infallible teaching

catholic teaching, proposed by the Magisterium in union with the pope that is declared to be totally free of error.

infallibility

a gift of the Holy Spirit whereby the Pope and the bishops are preserved from error when proclaiming a doctrine related to Christian faith or morals

Paraclete

another name for the Holy SPirit that means advocate, defender, or consoler

grace

God's gift of friendship and life that enables us to share his life and love

justification

the forgiving of our sins in order to welcome us into a right relationship with God through our faith in Jesus Christ

gifts of the Holy Spirit

seven spiritual things from the holy spirit given to the church and her members especially at baptism and COnfirmation.

gifts of the holy spirit

wisdom, understanding, counsel, piety, fear of the Lord, fortitude, and knowledge

Wisdom

enables us to look at reality from God's point of view

understanding

helps us to reflect on the deeper meaning of our faith

knowledge

shows us how GOd is working in our lives and in the world

counsel

right judgement

counsel

helps us form our consciences in the light of Church teaching

fortitude

courage

fortitude

the strength to follow one's own convictions

piety

reverence

piety

moves us to respect the lord and enables us to respect the dignity and worth of others.

fear of the lord

wonder and awe

fear of the lord

shows concern about the reality of sin in one's life

charism

a spiritual gift given by God to individuals to help build up and strengthen the Church

St. paul's charisms

wisdom knowledge, faith, healing, miracle- working, prophecy, discernment, speaking in tongues, and interpreting tongues

fruits of the holy spirit

spiritual perfections that result from the holy spirit living in us.

fruit of the Holy spirit

charity, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, generosity, gentleness, faithfulness, modesty, self-control, and chasity

Fire

major symbol of the Holy spirit

Fire

holy spirit/ god appeared to moses in the form of a burning bush

Fire

israelites were led out of the desert in pillars of _______

Fire

the Holy Spirit enLIGHTens the world

tongues

associated with the Holy Spirit's coming at Pentecost

tongues

jesus spoke the truth by the power of the holy spirit

Anointing with oil

the sacraments of baptism confirmation, and anointing of the sick all used this to signify the holy spirit and is an indelible seal or character to this anointing by the Holy Spirit

water

symbol of both life and death

water

symbolizes baptism that brings the death of sin and the rebirth of eternal life and initiate us into Christ's body

Laying of hands

Jesus did this when he healed through the power of the holy spirit

dove

a symbol for life

dove

often used as a purification offering for the poor

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