refraining from something
highest honor and praise given to God
raised structure on which a sacrifice is offered
Hebrew word meaning "yes"
brief ancient prayer containing the truths of the Catholic faith
usually bishop of a diocese who has authority over bishop of neighboring dioceses.
day on which Lent begins when ashes are placed on our forheads
person who claims that there is no God
to make up for a sin
a step on the way to canonization which permits limited honors for the one beatified
devotion in which Jesus is adored through songs, words and actions
leaderos of the Church, who hold the place of the Apostles
very irreverent talk against God and holy things or person
another name for the Holy Eucharist
words or actions by which a thing or person is placed under the care of God
the church's declaration that a person is a saint
the main church of a diocese; the Bishop's church
the unmarried state of a priest
properly ordered behavior with regard to sex
blessed mixture of oil and some aromatic subtance
form of right living that a Christian should follow
men who are ordained ministers of the Church (deacons, priest, bishops)
deep sympathy; sorrow or pity for one who is suffering
mass offered by more than one priest
practical judgement that something is right or wrong
sorrow for sin
change of one's mind and heart
symbol of the Christian faith
sin of asking God to harm a person or thing
man ordained to serve the people of God
unfairness to certain people because of race, nationality, color, religion
letter written by the Pope for the general Church
signing with blessed oil that shows power, strength, or healing given by God
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