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The visit of the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary to announce to her that she is to be the Mother of the Savior; The biblical event in which the Angel Gabriel visits the Virgin Mary and announces that she is to be the Mother of the Savior.
Literally the study of Christ; the systematic statement of Christian beliefs about Jesus Christ, including his identity, mission, and saving work on earth.
The act, required by Jewish law, of removing the foreskin of the penis. Since the time of Abraham, it has been a sign of God's Covenant relationship with the Jewish people.
Sharing in the divine life of God with the Trinity through our Baptism, the Eucharist, and other Sacraments of the Church.
Jesus perfects the law, reveals its ultimate meaning, and redeems any sins people had committed against it.
Celebrates the day on which Mary was conceived in the womb of her mother, Saint Ann, without Original Sin.
The sin by which the first humans disobeyed God and thereby lost their original holiness and became subject to death. Original Sin is transmitted to every person born into the world, except Mary and Jesus.
A Jewish sect at the time of Jesus known for its strong commitment to the Temple in Jerusalem.
Makes holy; sanctification is the process of becoming closer to God and growing in holiness.
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