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A habitual and firm disposition to do the good
The relationship between God and humans that result in a body of beliefs and a set of practices; creed, cult, and code. I️t expressed itself in worship of and. Service to God and by extension service to all people and all creation.
The official teaching authority of the church
Vows of personal poverty, chastity understood as lifelong celibacy, and obedience to the demands of the community being joint, which are professed by those entering the consecrated life.
The way God communicates knowledge of himself
A statement of faith
A person who does not believe in God.
Someone who claims God's existence can not be known.
A trait of God that refers to Gods intimate union with a total presence to his creation.
A trait of God that refers to Gods total otherness and being infinitely beyond and independent of creation.
The quality of having unlimited or very great power.
God's knowing of all things.
A central truth of revelation that Catholics are obliged to believe.
The open-ended contract of love between God and human beings
The action or process of bringing something into existence
God's saving actions throughout time
The state of man and woman before sin. "From their friendship with God flowed the happiness of their existence in paradise." (CCC, 384)
The fallen state of human nature into which all generations of people are born.
The passion, death, and Resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ and the offer of eternal life with God.
A term of endearment meaning "daddy". Jesus used this word to teach that God is a loving father.
The sacred Hebrew name for God that means "I️ am who I️ am."
The announcement of the incarnation by the Angel Gabriel to Mary.
God's eternal som assumed human nature and became man in Jesus to save us from our sins.
The feast that celebrates the mystery of Christ's manifestation as the savior of the world.
Greek Word meaning arrival; Jesus' second arrival.
Mary conceives a child through the Holy Spirit
Kingdom of God
Is the one of the key elements of the teachings of Jesus in the New Testament. Reign of God proclaimed by Jesus, God reconciling and renewing all things through his Son.
Works of God or through the prayers and intercession of a specific saint. There were then stories about the miracles told by Jesus to teach a story or lesson.
A short story used to illustrate a moral or meaning for the Kingdom of God.
Is the day on which the Holy Spirit descended on the apostles and gave them the power to preach with conviction the message that Jesus is risen and is Lord of the universe.
Fruits of the Holy Spirit
Expressions of our gifts we receive.
Symbols of the Holy Spirit
Special gifts that serves the church (wisdom...)
Central Dogma, three persons, one God.
God's gift of friendship and life that enables us to share life and love.
Sign for Jesus' crime. I=Jesus N=of Nazareth R=king I=of the Jews
Alpha and Omega
First and last letters of the Greek alphabet, symbolizing Jesus as the beginning and end of our lives.
First two letters of Christ in Greek (XP)
An experience or manifestation of God to humans.
A conversation we have with God.
A form of prayer whereby we acknowledge God and his goodness and glorify him for who he is.
A prayer that acknowledges that God is God-creator, Savior, Sanctifier, Lord, and Master of all creation, the source of all blessings, and worthy of our total love and devotion.
A prayer that invokes God's care on some person, place, or understanding
A prayer in which we ask God for his help, forgiveness, or for some good, whether for ourselves or for others.
A prayer of petition for the sake of others.
A form of prayer where we acknowledge all God has given us and express gratitude for the gifts.
Heartfelt sorrow and aversion for sins committed, along with the intention of sinning no more. I️t is the most important act of penitents, necessary for receiving the Sacrament of Penance
A form of prayer where the mind, and imagination focus on Christ or some truth of Divine revelation with the purpose of applying the lessons we learn to live our lives.
Wordless prayer whereby a person's mind and heart rest in God's goodness and majesty.
Cleanses, purifies, LIFE
Light leads us to Christ
A book of the Bible comprising a collection of religions verses, sung or recited.
A prayerful way to read the Bible or any other sacred writings.
A study of and teaching about the "last things" (death, judgement, Heaven, Hell...)
Perfect life of supreme happiness with God and the Communion of Saints for all eternity
The state of purification that takes place after death for those who need to be made clean and holy before meeting the all-holy God in Heaven.
Eternal separation from God that results from a person dying after freely and deliberately choosing to act against God's will (not repenting of mortal sin)
Resurrection of the Body
The Christian belief that when Christ comes again, he will reunite the bodies of every human with their souls.
Seeing God face-to-face in Heaven, the source of our eternal happiness; final union with the Triune God for all eternity.
The individual's judgment right after death, when Christ will rule on one's eternal destiny to be spent in Heaven (after purification in Purgatory, if needed) or in Hell.
Jesus Christ's judgement of the living and the dead on the last day, when he comes to establish God's kingdom fully.
A Hebrew word for "truly" or "I️t is so," thus signifying agreement with what has been said. New Testament and liturgical prayers and creeds and other Christian prayers end with I️t to show belief in what has just been said.
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