Marriage Theo Vocab
Terms in this set (20)
The Moral Law that can be understood through our intellect and the use of reason; our God-guven instinct to be in a right relationship with God, other people, and ourselves.
The Old Testament books of Proverbs, Job, Ecclisiastes, Sirach, and the Wisdom of Solomon.
A solemn agreement between the members of a church to act together in harmony with the precepts of the gospel; a personal, solemn promise of faithful love that involves mutual commitments and creates sacred relationships.
An agreement that involves an exchange of goods or services.
Something related to marriage or a marriage ceremony.
Family of Origin
The family in which one is raised as a child.
The virtue by which people are able to successfully and healthily integrate their sexuality into their total person.
The things that can make or break a relationship.
Special permission to depart from the usual requirements in a given circumstance.
Natural Family Planning
Morally acceptable way to time pregnancies based on the observation of a woman's naturally occurring times of fertility and infertility.
A marriage between a Catholic and a baptized non-Catholic.
Disparity of Cult
A marriage between a baptized Catholic and a non-baptized person.
A wedding ceremony in which spouses in a civil marriage have their marital Union recognized and blessed by the Church.
The dissolution of a marriage by judgement of a civil court.
The declaration by the Church that a marriage is null and void, that is, it never existed as a sacramental Union. Catholics who divorce must have the marriage annulled by the Church to be free to marry again in the Church.
An encyclical written by Pope Paul VI that re-affirms the teaching of the Catholic Church regarding married love, responsible parenthood, and the continued rejection of most forms of birth control.
The deliberate attempt to interfere with the creation of new life as a result of sexual intercourse.
The deliberate termination of a pregnancy.
In Vitro Fertilization
The fertilization of a woman's egg with a man's sperm outside of her body, which is transferred to the woman's body.
The Christian Family; the place where a child first learns about God through the love, teaching, and example of the family members.