A Jewish sect that believed in accommodating Judaism to modern life. They did not believe in the resurrection and denied the existence of angels and spirits.
Proselytes of the Gate
Gentiles who worshipped the True God and knew the Jewish Scriptures, but were not circumcised and did not keep the whole Law of Moses.
Matthew, Mark and Luke's Gospels. They are called the Greek word for 'seeing together" because they have a similar point of view when contrasted with the Gospel of John.
Good News. Specifically, a book that tells the Good News.
A title used by all the Roman emperors.
Son of David
A title that belongs not only to Solomon, but also to Jesus Christ as the promised heir of the Davidic Kingdom.
The coming of God in human form. Latin for 'becoming flesh'.
The Immaculate Conception
Mary was conceived without the stain of original sin.
Cup of Consummation
The last cup in the Passover ceremony.
The Last Supper
The Passover meal that Jesus and His desciples celebrated before His arrest.
The Roman Governor of Judea. Although he found Jesus guilty of nothing, he sentenced him to death by crucifixion.
Means Olive Press. A garden outside Jerusalem where Jesus went to pray after the Last Supper.
Simon of Cyrene
The man who was forced to help carry Jesus' cross.
Asmall village a few hours away from Jerusalem. After His resurrection, 2 of Jesus' followers met Him on the road to this town, but did not recognize Him immediately.
The sacrament by which Christ forgives sins.
Jesus' coming to life again on the 3rd day.
God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Refers to 3 persons in the one God.
Law and the Prophets
Referring to the OT Scriptures.
One who believes Jesus is the Christ, the anointed one of God.
Acts of the Apostles
Written by Luke
Distinctive sign of Christian faith
Christians believe God became a human being.
Was Jesus truly God and truly man?
"Behold I am the handmaid of the Lord. Let it be done to me according to your word."
What is the context of Jesus' teaching on the Eucharist?
In Aramaic, what does it mean to figuratively 'eat the flesh' of soneone?
Persecute and assault them.
What were Jesus and the Apostles celebrating at the Last Supper?
On the Road to Emmaus, were the disciples aware of Jesus' death and resurrection?
At Jesus' tomb, which Apostle entered 1st, John or Peter?
Who was the 1st to encounter the risen Christ?
Who does the woman in the Book of Revelation symbolize?
When was the Temple in Jerusalem destroyed?
Samaritans believed only which books were Scripture?
The 5 Books of Moses.
Why was Herod called 'The Great"?
Because his reign was so prosperous.
Of the 4 different types of books in the NT, which type is Revelation?
How does Mark's Gospel compare in length to the other Gospels?
It is the shortest.
What does "Bethlehem" literally mean?
House of Bread.
Who is the New Testament Ark of the Covenant?
Mary, the mother of Jesus.
In John's Gospel, chapter 6, how many times does Jesus tell us we must eat His flesh and drink His blood?
Six times in six verses.
Jesus 'interrupts' the celebration of the Passover (seder) meal when?
After singing the "Great Hallel".
In the Book of Revelation, who does St. John see as the New Ark of the Covenant?
Mary (mother of Jesus).
As Catholics, what do we believe about the Mass?
That it is heaven on earth.
John 6, verses 22-59 (about the Eucharist) is referred to as what?
The Bread of Life Discourse.
Where was Jesus when he said "Abba, Father, all things are possible to thee. Remove this cup from me, but not what I will, but what you will"?
Garden of Gethsemane.
Where is Jesus when He finally drinks the 4th Cup (Cup of Consummation)?
On the cross.
In what Chapter and verse of John's Gospel does Jesus lose disciples for the first time?
Chapter 6, verse 66. OR 666
After Jesus loses some disciples because of His teaching on the Eucharist, what does He ask the remaining twelve?
"Do you also wish to go away?"
Like the OT, what are the 4 types of books found in the New Testament?
Law, History, Wisdom and Prophecy
The Greek translation of the Old Testament.
Who wrote the largest portion of Epistles in the NT?
The Gospel which most differs from the other 3 was written by whom?
What the 4 Gospel writers were called.
Group of prominent Jewish scholars who wore phylacteries and conspicuous fringes as an exaggerated sign of Jewish dress.
What is one possible thing Jesus was referring to when He said "It is finished"?
The New Covenant Passover.
Where Samaritans worshipped since they did not worhsip in the Temple at Jerusalem.
What part do WE play in the NT Passover meal?
We eat the Lamb!
Which Gospel was likely the last one written?
The Heavenly Liturgy.
According to the Book of Revelation, what we participate in when we are at Mass.
In general, the Book of Revelation foolows the pattern of the Mass, which is made up of 2 parts. What are they?
Liturgy of the Word and Liturgy of the Eucharist.
What info did Luke have about Jesus that the other Evangelists likely did not?
2. Baby in a manger
3. Jesus teaching in the Temple
4.The visit of the shepherds
What were the 3 effects of Roman peace?
Single currency, used a universal set of laws, created one great empire
What are the 4 specific beliefs the Sadducees held to?
1.Only the 5 books of Moses were canonical.
2.There is no life after death.
3. There is no resurrection of the body.
4. Denied existence of the spirit world.
What are the 4 marks of the life-giving communion of the Trinity which we, as male and female, image?
Free, total, faithful, fruitful.
What are the 4 parts of the Seder meal?
1) Kadush blessing + bitter herbs then 1st cup.
2) Passover story read + Little Hallel then 2nd cup.
3)Main meal of lamb and unleavend bread + 3rd cup.
4) Great Hallel sung followed by 4th cup.
"I will put enmity between you and the woman, between your offspring and hers. He will strike at your head while you strike at his heel."
Amen, amen I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
He who hears you hears me. He who rejects you rejects me. And he who rejects me ejects the one who sent me."
1 Tim 3:15
But if I should be delayed, you should know how to behave in the household of God, the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of truth.
"I have much more to tell you, but you cannot bear it now. But when he comes, the Spirit of Truth, He will guide you into all truth."
"Amen, amen I say to you, uness you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in you. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life and I will raise him up on the last day".
"And so I say to you, you are Peter and upon this rock I will build my church and the gates of Hell shall not prevail against it. I give you the keys to the kingdom of heaven. Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven. Whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven."
2 Thess 2:15
Stand firm and hold fast to the traditions that you were taught, either by word of mouth or letter of ours.
1st parallel of Ark: David arose and went to bring up the ark from Judah.
Mary arose and went to visit Elizabeth in Judah.
2nd parallel of Ark: David said 'How can the ark of the Lord come to me?
Elizabeth said "How is it that the Mother of my Lord should come to me?"
3rd parallel of Ark: David was leaping and dancing before the Lord.
Elizabeth said "the babe in my womb leapt for joy!"
4th parallel of the Ark: The ark of the Lord abode in the house of Obedeedom for 3 months.
Mary remained with her cousin Elizabeth for 3 months.
Symbol of John the Evangelist
Symbol of the Evangelist Mark.
Symbol of the Evangelist Luke.
Symbol of the Evangelist Matthew.
In the Breaking of the Bread
When the disciples on the road to Emmaus recognize Jesus.
153 fish caught by the Apostles after Jesus' resurrection
Symbolized all nations coming into the Church.
Theology of the Body
Compilation of 129 general audiences by Pope JPII.
The Lion of the Tribe of Judah
The Lamb's Supper
The wedding feast we are invited to at the end of time.
"You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot
"Then the dragon was angry with the woman, and went off to make war on the rest of her offspring, on those who keep the commandments of God and bear testimony to Jesus.
"Receive the Holy Spirit. Whose sins you forgive, they are forgiven them. Whose sins you retain, they are retained.
2 Cor 5:18
"And all this is from God, who has reconciled us to himself
And given us the ministry of reconciliation."
"You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith
alone...for as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so
faith apart from works is dead."
1 Cor 4:14-17
"For though you have countless guides in Christ, you do
not have many fathers. For I became your father in Christ
Jesus through the Gospel.
"When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he
loved standing near, he said to his mother, "Woman,
behold your son."
"...for from the rising of the sun, even to its setting, my name
is great among the nations; and everywhere they bring sacrifice to my name, and a pure offering."