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Religion: Introduction to Catholicism

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catechesis
education/instruction in the faith of the church by teaching Christian doctrine (rules) to make one a disciple of Jesus Christ (ligion class, CCD, etc.)
sanctity (n)
holiness; saintliness; sacredness
sanctify (v)
to make holy; to free from sin
witness
evangelize; be an example to one's faith for the purpose of bringing that person to the faith
grace
free & undeserved gifts from God
vocation
an inner call to perform a specific function or fill a certain position in life, especially spiritually, such as devoting one's life to priesthood, married life, etc.
laity
anyone who is not a priest, nun, or religious (most of us)
martryr
(Greek word for "witness") a witness to the truth of th faith in which the martyr endures even death to be faithful to Christ
saint
a person on earth, in purgatory, or in heaven notable for holiness & heroic virtue
faith
believing without proof in God & his promises
divine
of God or coming from God