Theology 4: love, marriage, consecrated life etc
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theology of the body
the study of God revealed through the human body
A decision to "will the good of another" person
disordered desire for or inordinate enjoyment of sexual pleasure
It is sexual desire apart from God's love -- a selfish desire that seeks ones own pleasures at the expense of another.
The inherent and unchanging value of all persons as a direct result of their being created by God in His image and likeness.
The opposite of hope, this is the resolve to give up pursuing whatever was initially pursued
The "inclination to sin" that is present in all humans, inherited through the sin of Adam and Eve, and against which we must struggle to resist by the grace of Jesus Christ
Freely choosing to forego earthly marriage "for the sake of the kingdom of heaven". consecrate themselves with undivided heart to the Lord and to 'the affairs of the Lord
the fact or practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something
sacramentality of the body
The inherent ability of the body to act as a visible sign of God's invisible love.
agape, storage, philia, eros
4 types of love
unconditional love -- love that brings forth caring regardless of circumstance
affection; fondness through familiarity, especially between family member or people who have otherwise found themselves together by chance
friendship; the love between friends
strong bone between people who share common interest or activity -- love just like love between two loves minus eros
love in the sense of being in love or loving me. It comprises both sexual longing and longs for emotional connection with another person.
The unhealthy attempt to ignore (or bury) sexual desires rather than embracing them and allowing God to reorder what is disordered in them for the good of oneself and others.
using people for one's own gain; interchangeable with the word lust
the pursuit of pleasure; sensual self-indulgence.
A compulsive and frequent habit of seeking sexual pleasures, including fornication/intercourse, pornography, cybersex, masturbation, and other sexual behaviors.
Reality as it is, apart from what we think or feel about it.
To treat someone as a thing rather than as a person through actions that disregard their inherent dignity as human beings.
sex outside of marriage
fruitful, faithful, free, and total
LOVE should be
Love that is committed. That committment guides to all other actions. You keep your promises once you have made them, no matter how you feelings may change.
Love that is not controlled or manipulated by another person or by a disordered desire. No one is forcing you to love. You love freely because you want to.
Love that is life-giving, because it is free, total, and faithful. It is open to procreation in the physical realm and is life-giving in the spiritual and emotional realm as well.
repressive, prudish, and puritanical
old approaches to sexuality
"don't do it"
"Eww thas gross"
sex is only for procreation, not pleasure
T or F: Love is blind
false, love is based in reality
T or F: love is a choice
good of the beloved
what does love seek?
cannot be broken, has no time limit -- until death
symbols of marital covenant
joining right hands, exchanging rings, bridal veil, pronouncement of husband and wife, presentations of couple, reception, cutting and feeding of cake, and the throwing of rice
going of right hands
blood covenant --> becoming one with spouse --> two individuals would join together the bleeding palm of their right hands
outward symbol of inward bond between couple -->ring symbolizes unending circle, the eternal quality of love
removing the veil takes away separation between God and man
pronouncement of husband and wife
officially declares the bride and groom now husband and wife --> establishing beginning of their covenant, they are now one in the eyes of God
presentation of couple
changing of the couples names, drawing attention to their new identity
ceremonial meal --> guests share with the couple the blessings of their covenant
cutting and feeding of cake
shows how the couple have given their all to one another and will care for one another as one flesh
throwing of rice
reminds couple to create a family that will serve and honor the Lord --> fruitfulness of marriage
9-12 month period where those who want to get married have to meet with a priest or deacon to be sure this what they want, giving them practical financial and emotional advice and instructions on the spiritual nature of marriage and natural family planning
declares that a marriage was never a valid sacrament in the first place because one or both parties with no enter it with good faith and intentions
a ceremony that must take place to make their marriage valid in the eyes of the Catholic Church
permanent, faithful, and fruitful
both parents need to pledge that the marriage will have these characteristics
T or F: sacrament of matrimony must between two baptized persons
outward sign in the sacrament is the ... of two person by vows
essense of marriage
the contract consist in the surrender but the person of their bodies to eachother by declaring vows
love and life
their ends of the sacrament of matrimony
visible sign of love and faithfulness in marriage
greatest natural gift from God given to married couples
how many witnesses must attend a marriage for it to be valid in the catholic church?
unity and indissolubility
two properties of every true marriage
a man is married to only one women as along as she is alive and vice versa
the marriage cannot be ended by any human authority
wedding at cana
where did jesus raise the the dignity of the sacrament of matrimony
how long to married couples bind themselves together for?
integrity and chastity
what virtues must all catholics need in preparation of marriage?
civil effects of marriage
what do laws made by the state concerning marriages of catholics deal with?
"what therefor God has put together, let no man put asunder"
the mass in which catholics can best obtain God's blessing for their marriage
husbands should love their wives as Jesus loves..
catholics married by the justice are ...
to receive the sacrament of matrimony, both parties must be in the state of ...
bishop, priest or deacon
laws of the catholic church require a catholic to be married by a...
T of F: christian man and women can be united in lawful marriage in other ways besides that scaremnt of matrimony
true; only under certain circumstances
when a man asks woman to marry him
total and radical dedication of one life to God and his kingdom
poverty, chastity, obedience
vows of consecrated life
call to share all good sin common, live a simple life and depends totally on God
call to love and serve God and all his people, rather than to be married
call to live in community and surrender ones own will to will of God
consecrated women who are apostolic (active)
LIVE CONTEMPLATUVE LIFE most often in a cloister; they live a life of silence, work and prayter
what a women is call the she formally enters religious community to become a sister or nun; can take 6 months to several years
vows professed by novice -- commonly known as first vows (1-3 years)
professed any time 3-9 years after temporary vows -- commonly called final vows
type of work or mission of the order through which their particular charism is loved
monastery for nuns and monks -- usually contemplative
constitutions (rule of life)
the basic regulations of a particular religious community encompassing its daily prayer, order and discipline
the process of discovering a vocation through prayer, reflection and discussion as to how God calls each person to love him, whether a priest, consecrated religious man or woman, married person or single person
a person who has withdrawn from society to a solitary place for life of religious seclusion and prayer
man or women in second formal stage of becoming a consecrated religious person
women who has been consecrated by the church to a life of perpetual virginity