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English Vocabulary for the Sacraments of Intitiation
Terms in this set (25)
A Muslim place of worship
A place where communities of monks live lives of devotion to God
The holy book of the Islam faith as revealed to Mohammed by the angel Gabriel.
A special drink made from water and sugar crystals, used in the Sikh initiation ceremony. The ceremony itself.
(Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility
Jewish prayer shawl
Jewish circumcision ceremony in which the foreskin of baby boys is removed at 8 days old.
Jewish place of worship and learning
A Hebrew word meaning "law," referring to the first five books of the Old Testament.
Redemption of the firstborn son 30 days after birth
A solemn agreement between human beings or between God and a human being in which mutual commitments are made.
A person who is wanting to become a member of the church ( or is competing for a job or in politics)
consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
A person preparing to receive the sacrament of Baptism.
The entry of Jesus into Heaven forty days after his Resurrection.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Teacher of the faith
The oil used in baptism, confirmation and ordination
Gifts of the Spirit
Wisdom, understanding, right judgement, courage, knowledge, piety, wonder
Fruit of the Holy Spirit
A good effect caused by living in the Holy Spirit ( love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control)
A baptized, confirmed, and practicing Catholic who presents a child or adult for Baptism or Confirmation. This person prays for the one being sponsored and helps with his or her religious instruction.
A truth about God and his saving plan that will always be beyond human understanding
Unfolding of the mystery. This is the name given to the period following the Baptism of adults.
Laying on of hands
Gesture that is a main rite in the sacrament of Confirmation; a Sign of the invoking of the Holy Spirit and the union of the church with the person.