Gr3 Religion Ch18 Celebrating Penance and Reconciliation
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a thought, word, or action that is against God's law
God's gift that helps us know right from wrong
When we live by the _________________________ and follow Jesus' example we obey God's law.
choosing to do it anyway
Sin is knowing that a thought, word, or action is wrong, but _________________________.
commit a sin
When we freely choose to do what we know is wrong we _________________________.
A _________ sin is a sin that is very serious and breaks your friendship with God.
A _______ sin is less serious and hurts your friendship with God.
very seriously wrong, known to be wrong, freely chosen
What are the 3 characteristics of a mortal sin?
The father forgave his son who had left home and wasted his money. He celebrated with a great feast.
What happened in the story of the lost son?
Who is forgiven in the story of the lost son?
our loving father
Jesus told the story of the lost son to show that God is ________________________.
we are sorry
God is always ready to forgive us when _________________.
We ask for God's forgiveness in the sacrament of ___________________.
our relationship with God and the church
What is made strong through the sacrament of reconciliation?
God's gift that helps us know right from wrong is our ______________.
We ask ourselves whether or not we have loved God, others and ourselves. We think about the things we have done whether they were right or wrong.
What do we do when we examine our conscience?
Examining our conscience
____________________________ helps us to know and be sorry for our sins. It also helps us to prepare to celebrate Reconciliation.
contrition, confession, penance, and absolution
What are the parts of the sacrament of Reconciliation?
_____________ means that we are sorry for our sins and firmly intend not to sin again.
telling our sins to the priest is called _______________.
A ____________ is a prayer or action that shows we are sorry for our sins.
_____________ is God's forgiveness of our sins through the actions and words of priest.
God's love and forgiveness
What does the sacrament of Penance celebrate?
with the community and individually
What are the 2 ways the church celebrates the sacrament of Penance?
I meet individually with the priest. I confess my sins. The priest talks to me about loving God and others. He gives me a penance. The priest extends his hands and gives me absolution.
What happens in the celebrations of the sacrament of Penance?