Ordained and Religious Life
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Person who succeeds or comes after, another office holder. Bishops are successors of apostles.
Living teaching office of church.
To make holy
Uninterrupted passing on if apostolic preaching and authority from the apostles to bishops.
College of Bishops
The assembly of all bishops, headed by the Pope
Position or office of bishop
Particular or local church. Regional community of believers
Name given to priests based on Greek word.
Placed under the authority of a particular bishop or superior of religious community
Liturgy of the hiurs
Official public daily prayer of the Catholci church.
Vocation and ministry of a deacon
Process of preparing for the candidacy of the priesthood
Liturgical vestment proper to a deacon.
Act of conferring holy orders on someone
Seat of the central administration of the whole Church under the Leadership of the Pope.
Signs and symbols of ones office, ministry, or vocation.
Not able to be forgotten or removed
State of life recognized by the church in which a person publicly professes vows of poverty chastity and obedience
Call to go beyond minimal rules of life required by God. Poverty chastity and obedience
Special gift of grace given by the Holy Spirit for the benefit of the church.
Has to do with what happens after death.
Life of a hermit: characterized by self-denial and solitude
Spiritual discipline which a person leads a strict life of simplicity and self-denial
Meditative form of reading focused on scripture and reflection
Monastic life lived in community rather than solitude