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Religion Mid Term part 2

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