Terms in this set (20)

  • Symbol
    Anything that stands for or represents something else
  • Texts
    Words written down in a particular form, such as a book
  • RCIA
    Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
  • Pastor
    One having spiritual care over a number of people
  • Ethnic
    A social division based on national origin, religion, language, and often race.
  • Tertiary
    Third, often associated with a level of education e.g university or with religious orders, e.g. a lay organisation attached to an order.
  • Successor
    A person or thing that takes over or goes after another
  • Auxiliary
    (adj.) giving assistance or support; (n.) a helper, aid
  • Taro
    A tropical Asian plant with a starchy root, which can be eaten as a boiled vegetable or made into breads, puddings, or a paste.
  • Conch
    large spiral shell
  • Pidgin
    Language that may develop when two groups of people with different languages meet. The pidgin has some characteristics of each language.
  • Charisma
    Personal appeal or attraction; magnetism
  • Annulment
    The declaration by the Church that a marriage is null and void, that is, it never existed
  • Scrutineers
    People who observe a vote to make sure it is done honestly and correctly
  • Rite
    (n.) a ceremony; the customary form of a ceremony; any formal custom or practice
  • Ritual
    a ceremonial act
  • Deacon
    A ordained person with special responsibilities. Not as wide ranging as a priest.
  • Icons
    Holy images
  • vows
    Deliberate and free promises made to God
  • Hermit
    A person who lives a solitary life in order to commit himself or herself more fully to prayer and God.