Acre Testing - Vocabulary Review
Terms in this set (45)
Saints and holy people who die for their faith
Mother of God; Blessed Virgin; known by many titles including Our Lady of Guadalupe - Patroness of the Americas.
Communion of Saints
The union of believers living and dead, who form one body of Christ (Church Triumphant, Suffering, Militant)
Church membership gives us an opportunity to worship God in community and to serve others.
A person seeking initiation into the church
Church authority/office that oversees and teaches matters of faith and morals
The writers of the Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke & John. (evangelist - one who spreads the Good News and invites others to Christianity)
Highest teaching authority in the Catholic Church; the Holy Father; Bishop of Rome; Vicar of Jesus Christ; Supreme Pontiff; Servant of the servants of God; Successor of the Prince of the Apostles ... etc.
Those who are sent out to share the Good News with others.
Ordained minister who is able to proclaim the Gospel and assist at Mass.
Jesus rose from the dead
Movement toward unity in the church efforts to bring all Christians together in cooperation, looking forward in hope to the unity of the Christian Church
Sacred promise between God and His people.
Conscience is free will and reason working together
Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, and mind. Love your neighbor as yourself.
Belief and practices passed down from one generation to the next generation
Choosing to do something that offends God
Mystery by which the Son of God became Man
Change of the bread into the real Body and Blood of Jesus in the Eucharist.
Objects actions blessings that help us grow in holiness
A collection of many books written under God's inspiration; Sacred Scriptures: Old Testament (Hebrew Scriptures) & New Testament (Sacred Scriptures).
The call to follow Jesus faithfully and share His mission
The celebration of the Holy Spirit coming to the Apostles and Mary (Fifty days after the Resurrection).
Each person is really the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in one true God
Mary was taken into heaven when her earthly life ended
Commemorates the Lord's Last Supper
Jesus suffering, death, resurrection, and ascension
Celebration of Jesus going to Heaven (Forty days after the Resurrection).
The most recently held Ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church. It was held in the 1860's
Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist
Sacraments of initiation necessary for FULL initiation into the church
Anoint your forehead with chrism
Three expressions/types of prayer
Four Kinds of prayer (ACTS)
Adoration, Contrition/Confession, Thanksgiving, Supplication
Mary's song of praise
Theological virtue of Hope
we desire the kingdom of heaven and eternal life as our happiness placing our trust in Christ's promises and relying not on out own strength but on the help of the grace of the Holy Spirit
Theological virtue of Faith
Gift by which we believe in God and all God has revealed
Theological virtue of Love (Charity)
We love God above all things and our neighbor as ourselves for love of God Charity the form of love
Eight characteristics of discipleship
Human being have dignity for they are made in God's image
Adoration of the blessed sacrament is a time to be present in a prayer of contemplation before the blessed sacrament/ the blessed host
Primary focus of the Mass
Prayer of Petition
Ask for God's mercy, forgiveness, and assistance
A call from God to serve him or others