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Living Church Unit 3
You may be responding to short essay questions about these subjects: 1. Vocations and career day 2. Important People who made a difference through the ages 3. ACTS placement 4. Faith stories
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What was Mother Therese's position at Loretto Convent?
Define Cloistered. What is the difference between sister and nun?
Stay in the walls of the convent, cannot go outside the walls to remain as nun
Nuns are enclosed(cloistered) and live a life of labor and prayer. Sisters walk among the community
What did Mother Theresa say was the greatest suffering of the dying?
to be alone
What is the name of Mother Therese's religious order?
The Missionaries of Charity
A call from God to all members of the church to embrace a life of holiness
What sacrament is our vocational call rooted in?
Who is responsible for the mission of the Catholic Church?
What is essential for a person who is discerning his or her vocation?
To pray that God will guide his/her path
What are ALL the ways we can live out our baptismal call?
By being married or single member of the laity
By choosing a career that utilizes your gifts & helps others
By serving as an ordained deacon, priest, or bishop
By entering a religious order such as the sisters of mercy
Lay people (The Laity) are different than the clergy. Clergy are ordained and have religious duties. What functions do the Laity have?
Witnessing God's love to the whole world
Proclaiming Christ through word and by being a witness of your life to Jesus
Serving as a Catechist & Religion teacher
Serving as a Eucharistic Minister, Lectors, or Cantors
What vows do Christians who join religious orders take?
Basic vows of Poverty, Chastity and Obedience
Which vow is unique to the sisters of Mercy?
Service (To poor, sick, & uneducated)
Define chaste. Who should be chaste?
Being abstinent before marriage
Husband and wife being Sexually faithful to each other
What can Deacons do and what can Deacons NOT do?
CAN- get married & raise families, conduct baptism and marriage, give homilies and lead the celebration of Liturgy of the word
What are some functions that a priest can perform?
Serve as a sacramental minister for all 7 Sacraments
Visit the Sick and offer spiritual care to those who need it
Oversee the religious education program in the parish
Why is St. Jerome important?
Translated the bible from Greek & Hebrew to Latin
The version of the bible written in Latin by St. Jerome
What language did St. Jerome translate the bible into?
What did St. Patrick use to teach the trinity?
Who was kidnapped by pirates and then released?
What is the name of St. Augustine's autobiography?
Describe St. Augustine's conversion story. Who prayed for his conversion?
He was on a bench in his backyard, heard children singing and picked up the Bible and read Paul's advice. His Mother
Describe City of Man versus City of God.
MAN- made up of those who persue only selfish interests, their own gratification
GOD- placing our faith in God & living in love and service. Will last forever
St. Dominic is the founder of which religious order, and what are they known for?
Dominicans aka Order of Preachers
Known for living among the people, and focusing on education
St. Dominic was inspired by Mary to say what?
St. Francis of Assisi founded what religious order?
What is St. Francis of Assisi the patron saint of?
Animals & the environment
St. Francis is the author of what prayer and song?
Lord make me an instrument of your peace & Canticle of the sun
St. Clare founded which religious order?
Who inspired St. Clare, and why was she unique?
St. Francis of Assisi
Didn't follow women's role of the times
Know what St. Thomas Aquinas is known for.
Attempted to bridge the gap between philosophy and theology
What three things did St. Thomas Aquinas develop?
7 deadly sins, 4 cardinal virtues (Prudence, temperance, justice, and fortitude), Intellectual proofs of God's existence
What did St. Thomas Aquinas write?
What was St. Catherine of Siena instrumental in?
Convincing the Pope Gregory XI to return to Rome and make peace with the Papal States
What did St. Catherine write that contained details of her mystical experiences?
Who founded the Jesuits? What document did he write about the 30-day practices of mediation?
St Ignatius of Loyola. He wrote the Spiritual Exercises.
Who wrote the interior castle and the prayer "You are Christ's Hands"?
St. Theresa of Availa
Which council clarified the most essential beliefs of the faith and produced a creed?
Council of Nicea
Who began the protestant reformation?
What was Martin Luther concerned about?
The sale of indulgences as a way of repenting sins and guaranteeing entrance into heaven
Where did he post the 95 Thesis, and what did the 95 theses call for?
Whittenberg Chapel doors
Called 4 An end to church positions being solid and abuses in the sales of indulgences and for Mass to be vernacular
Common language of the people
What were the big accomplishments of Martin Luther?
Luther was excommunicated from the church and founded what?
Why was the Council of Trent called?
responded 2 reformers (protestant reformation) by formalizing the Catholic position on all of these issues and making it clear that any who disagreed with the council's pronouncements were separated from the church
What were the results of the Council of Trent?
Uniformiy requiring Catholics everywhere to do and say the same things with respect to the faith
Scripture and Tradition must both be considered for proper understanding of theology
Latin translation of the Bible was authoritative version of the bible
Decreed 7 sacraments and that the clergy had a significant role in all of them
Standardized liturgy and made specific texts and actions mandatory
Doctrine of transubstantiation affirmed
Define Protestant Reformation.
An effort to reform the catholic church of the 16th century which led to the separation of the large number of Christians from Communion w/ Rome and with each other
Faith handed down by Christ to his apostles and their successors
The change of the essential natures of the bread and wine into body and blood of Jesus
(Catholics believe it as the REAL presence of Jesus, protestants believe it is symbolic presence of Jesus)
Why was Vatican I called?
The Industrial revolution changed the fabric of society
What were the results of Vatican I?
Dogma of the immaculate conception
Define Papal Infallibility.
The pope is without error when making statements about doctrine
Why was Vatican II called?
The church needed to "open a window" and look at the way church had been practicing for 400 years
What were the results of Vatican II council?
Stressed importance of full participation of the clergy & the laity in liturgy
Liturgy in Vernacular language
Returned practices to the early church & established small Christian communities
Increased Laity involvement (cantors, lectors, altar servers, Eucharistic ministers
Sacrament changes, including rite of Christian initiation of adults and children
The proess thru which non-catholic Adults learn abt and join in full community w the Church by receiving Baptism, Confirmation & Eucharist
What was the dominant form of Christianity since the 4th century?
Name the two forms of Christianity after the protestant reformation.
Lutherans & Catholics
What language was the bible written and read in?
Where did Luther finally find his answers?
St Paul's Epistles (The Just shall live by faith)
Where does salvation come from?
Faith. We can only have faith
A donation to the church that came with a promise from the pope to reduce a sinner's time in purgatory
What caused spinoffs of various denominations?
Luther's bibles and protests
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