a formal religious act conferring a specific grace on those who receive it
Baptism, First Communion, Reconciliation, Confirmation, Holy Orders, Marriage, Last Rites/Anointing of the Sick
Sacraments of initiation
Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist
Sacraments of healing
Reconciliation, Anointing of the Sick
Sacraments of service
Holy Orders and Matrimony
This supernatural, free, and undeserved help from God is given for specific circumstances to help us choose what is good and avoid what is evil.
The free and unmerited favor of God given through the sacraments. This heals human nature wounded by sin by giving man a share in the divine life infused into the soul by the Holy Spirit to heal from sin and sanctify.
precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable
implied though not directly expressed
sacrament of baptism
Sacrament in which all sins, original and personal, and their punishment are forgivien; in an amergency anyone willing to do the Church's will can baptize by pouring water on the peron;s dead nd saying "I baptize by you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit
Baptism by blood
martyr that dies for their faith
Baptism by desire
wanted to get baptized
a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged
the act of baptizing someone by pouring water on their head
a desire for sexual intimacy
sacrament of confirmation
The sacrament when hands were laid upon you and you would then receive the Holy Spirit
greek for "anointed." This is used in reference to Jesus because he accomplished perfectly the divine mission of Priest, Prophet, and King.
the Roman Catholic doctrine that the whole substance of the bread and the wine changes into the substance of the body and blood of Christ when consecrated in the Eucharist
entrance and greeting, penitential rite, gloria, opening prayer
Liturgy of the Word
The first main part pf the Mass, in which God's Word is problaimed. God Speaks to us during the Liturgy of the Word
Liturgy of the Eucharist
the part of the Mass in which death and Resurrection of Christ are made present again. our gifts of bread and wine become the Body and Blood of Christ,which we receive in Holy Communion
The brief rite which consists of the celebrant's greeting to all present, final blessing and dismissal; followed by a concluding song and concluding procession
voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing
sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
Sorrow of the soul and detestation for the sin committed, together with the resolution not to sin again that is born of the consideration of sins' ugliness or for the fear of eternal damnation and the other penalties threatening the sinner
Sorrow of the soul and detestation of the sin committed together with the resolution not to sin again as a result of love for God above all else.
Parable of the Prodigal Son
The story of a rebellious son who rejects his father's upbringing and demands his inheritance and goes off far away, not until he's confronted with failure and despair, does he come home. His father surprisingly welcomes him lovingly, without question. No amount of time, money, and rebellion could have gotten in the way of the father's unconditional love for his returning son
A grave offense against God that destroys a person's relationship with him by severing him or her from divine love. It destroys charity in the heart of man; it turns man away from God, who is his ultimate end and his beatitude, by preferring an inferior good to him.
An offense against the law and love of God that does not deprive the soul of sanctifying grace. It does, however, weaken a person's love for God and neighbor.
Also called Penance or Confession; the Sacrament by which Christ forgives sins. Jesus gave his Apostles - who passed it on to their successors down to this day - the power to forgive or retain sins.
(Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)
the act of absolving or remitting
The handing on of ecclesiastical authority from the Apostles to their successors the bishops through the laying on of hands.