Upgrade to remove ads
Arts and Humanities
The Church Our Story Final
Terms in this set (91)
God's interventions and support for us in the everyday moments of our live.Important for conversion and for contiunuing growth in hoilness.
age of reason
the age at which a person can be morally responsible. This is generally regarded as the age of seven
to be founded on the 12 apostles
The uninterrupted passing on of the apostolic preaching and authority from the Apostles directly to all bishops.
a short prayer meant to be memorized and repeated through out the day
assumption of Mary
the dogma that recognizes that the body of the blessed virgin Mary directly to heaven after her life on earth ended
one who has received the fullness of the sacrament of holy orders and is a successor to the apostles
speaking, acting or thinking about God, Jesus, Virgin Mary or the saints in a way that is irreverent mocking or offensive
Body of Christ
A term that when capitalized designates Jesus' Body in the Eucharist or the entire church which is also referred to as the Mystical Body of Christ
when a deceased Catholic is publicly and officially proclaimed a saint
Along with One, Holy, and Apostolic, Catholic is one of the four marks of the Church. Catholic means "universal." The Church is catholic in two senses. She is catholic because Christ is present in her and has given her the fullness of the means of salvation and also because she reaches throughout the world to all people.
the state or condition of those who have chosen or taken vows to remain unmarried in order to devote themselves entirely to the service of the church and the kingdom of God
a special gift or grace of the holy spirit given to an individual christian or community commonly for the benefit and building up of the entire
the virtue by which people are able to successfully and healthfully integrate their sexuality into their total person; recognized as one of the ruins of the holy spirit. also one of the vows of religious life
1. the entire people of God throughout the World. 2. the local church. 3. the assembly of believers gathered for the celebration of the liturgy, ecpecially the Eucharist
college of bishops
The assembly of bishops, headed by the Pope, that holds the teaching authority and responsibility in the Church
Refers to receiving the Body and Blood of Christ. In general, your companionship and union with Jesus and other baptized Christians in the Church.
A body of individuals that is unified.
A state of life recognized by the Church in which a person publicly professes vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
A change of heart, turning away from sin and toward God.
Based on the Latin credo, meaning, "I believe," a creed is an official presentation of the faith, usually prepared and presented by a council of the Church and used in the Church's liturgy. Two creeds occupy a special place in the Church's life: the Apostles' Creed and the Nicene Creed.
A specific community of believers under the leadership of a bishop, also known as a "particular" or "local" Church. It is usually determined on the basis of geography but may also be determined by language or culture.
From a Latin word meaning "to separate or to distinguish between," it is the practice of listening for God's call in our lives and distinguishing between good and bad choices.
An official, authoritative teaching of the Church based on the Revelation of God.
Teachings recognized as central to Church teaching, defined by the Magisterium and accorded the fullest weight and authority
another name for the first and most fundamental community of faith; the family
Of or relating to a church
A gathering of the Church's bishops from around the world convened by the Pope or approved by him to address pressing issues in the Church
the movement to restore unity among all Christians
Of or relating to bishops
The call to go beyond the minimum rules of life required by God (such as the Ten Commandments and the Precepts of the Church) and strive for spiritual perfection through a life marked by a commitment to chastity, poverty, and obedience
The proclamation of the Good News of Jesus Christ through words and witness.
a severe penalty that results from grave sin against Church law
A non-Jewish person. In the Scriptures the they were the uncircumcised, those who did not honor the God of the Torah.
The free and undeserved gift of God's loving and active presence in the universe and in our lives, empowering us to respond to his call and to live as his adopted sons and daughters. It restores our loving communion with the Holy Trinity, lost through sin.
Of or relating to Greek history, culture, or art after Alexander the Great.
the conscious and deliberate rejection of a dogma of the Church
A person who lives a solitary life in order to commit himself or herself more fully to prayer and in some cases to be completely free for service to others
In general, the line of authority in the Church; more narrowly, the Pope and the bishops, as
successors of the Apostles, in their authoritative roles as leaders of the Church.
sacrament of holy orders
The Sacrament by which members of the Church are ordained for permanent ministry in the Church as bishops, priests, or deacons.
This term is a translation of the Latin sancta sedes, which literally means "holy seat." It refers to a diocese or seat of a bishop.
the means by which the Church takes away the punishment that a person would receive in Purgatory
The gift given by the Holy Spirit to the Pope and the bishops in union with him to teach on matters of faith and morals without error.
An organization devoted to a common cause. Religious orders are a type of religious institute
A prayer on behalf of another person or group.
kingdom of God
the culmination or goal of God's plan of salvation, announced by the gospel and present in Jesus Christ, the reign or rule of God over the hearts of people and as a consequence of that, unconditional love
latin church, latin rite
That part of the Catholic Church that follows the disciplines and teachings of the Diocese of Rome, especially the liturgical traditions. It is called the Latin Church or Latin Rite because Latin has been the official language since the fourth century. The majority of the world's Catholics belong to the Latin Rite.
All members of the Church with the exception of those who are ordained as bishops, priests, or deacons. The laity share in Christ's role as priest, prophet, and king, witnessing to God's love and power in the world.
The Church's official, public, communal prayer. It is God's work, in which the People of God participate. The Church's most important liturgy is the Eucharist, or the Mass.
The Church's living teaching office, which consists of all bishops, in communion with the Pope.
marks of the church
The four essential features or characteristics of the Church: One, Holy, Catholic (universal), and Apostolic.
A person who suffers death because of his or her beliefs. The Church has canonized many martyrs as saints.
Based on a word for "service," a way of caring for and serving others and helping the Church fulfill its mission.
Someone who withdraws from ordinary life, and lives alone or in community, in order to devote oneself to prayer and work in total dedication to God
Having a spiritual meaning or reality that is neither apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; the visible sign of the hidden reality of salvation.
The formal statement or profession of faith commonly recited during the Eucharist.
1. the sin of the first human beings, who disobeyed God's command by choosing to follow their own will and thus lost their original holiness and became subject to death 2. the fallen state of human nature that affects every person born into the world
The fiftieth day following Easter, which commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the early Apostles and disciples.
A prayer form in which one asks God for help and forgiveness.
The name given to priests as a group, especially in a diocese; based on the Greek work presbyter, which means "elder."
a state of final purification or cleansing, which one may go through before going to heaven
The gifts proper to each of the Seven Sacraments
The visible sign of the hidden reality of salvation.
Perfumed olive oil that has been consecrated. It is used for anointing in the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Orders.
From the Latin tradere, meaning "to hand on." Refers to the process of passing on the Gospel message. It began with the oral communication of the Gospel by the Apostles, was written down in the Scriptures, and is interpreted by the Magisterium under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
To make holy; sanctification is the process of becoming closer to God and
growing in holiness, taking on the righteousness of Jesus Christ with the gift of sanctifying grace.
The grace that heals our human nature wounded by sin and restores us to friendship with God by giving us a share in the divine life of the Trinity. It is a supernatural gift of God, infused into our souls by the Holy Spirit, that continues the work of making us holy.
a major break that causes division
Relating to worldly concerns; something that is not overtly religious.
A lay woman in a religious order who has made permanent vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
Transcending the power of human intellect and will.
a person who studies theology
In the Sacrament of the Eucharist, this is the name given to the action of changing the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ.
A habitual and firm disposition to do good.
A call from God to all members of the Church to embrace a life of holiness. Specifically, it refers to a call to live the holy life as an ordained minister, as a vowed religious (sister or brother), in a Christian marriage, or in single life
A free and conscious commitment made to other persons (as in Marriage), to the Church, or
What is the Church?
an assembly of people whom God calls together to be in a special place with him. God sent Jesus so the children of God can be in communion with Christ. It is the means of salvation.
How did the Church spread throughout the Roman Empire? Why were early Christians persecuted?
Pentecost, speaking of the tongues, everyone could understand them, apostles spread it Roman Empire had a good traveling system, refused to worship and offer sacrifices to Roman Empire, Jews thought Christians were committing blasphemy because they didn't think Jesus was the messiah. empowered by the holy spirit St. Paul
How did Jesus Christ institute the Church?
through his preachings. He focused his message on the poor and sinners. He told people about the kingdom of God through his words and actions. He died on the cross for us. He sent the apostles to spread the Word
Describe the significance of the Holy Spirit and Pentecost to the Church.
Trinity revealed on Pentecost
Builds animates and sanctifies to make holy the church
Comes to our aid
Apostles received it
Describe how and why the Church is "catholic?"
The church is Catholic in three ways; first she is Catholic because Chirst is present in her; she possesses the fullness of Christ and has received from him the fullness of the means of salvation ; second she has been sent on a mission by Christ to all people in the world to gather all people in to the People of God; the church is Catholic bc she possesses the means of salvation for all people.
the role of the Magisterium
Has an obligation to interpret the word of God whether it is in the form of the scriptures or the tradition; it also ensures that the church remains faithful to the teachings of the apostles;
Why does being a Christian require membership in the Church?
God wants us to be in communion with him, and he wants all Christians to receive his gifts. His gifts to us are the sacraments. The sacraments of the Eucharist, Confirmation, and Baptism are the sacraments of initiation and makes us members of the church; Baptism is the first sacrament, it makes us members of Christ and part of the church; Confirmation strengthens us and is necessary to completed baptismal Grace; the Eucharist nourishes us with the body and blood of Christ in order to transform us in to the image of Chirst and enable us to live as his disciples ; the Eucharist is the high point of Christian life and all the sacraments are oriented toward it.
Why is the Church called the "Body of Christ?"
Jesus is the head of the body Jesus dwells in the Church
Who or what is the source of the Church's holiness?
Describe the "Immaculate Conception."
Mary is perfectly holy and has always ben free from sin
the connection between St. Peter, the other Apostles, the Pope, and the Bishops
In the Latin (Roman) Rite, the ordinary celebrants of Confirmation and Holy Orders
Who is primarily responsible for evangelizing children?
What are the Sacraments of Initiation?
baptism, confirmation, eucharist
Why is prayer necessary?
to bring us closer to God
This set is often in folders with...
The Church Our Story Final
TOP EASY UNIT KEY Q FOR COS
You might also like...
the church: one,holy,catholic, & apostolic church
the church: one,holy,catholic, & apostolic church
Vocations: Answering God's Call
Other Quizlet sets
Maranto Child Psychology Unit 4
Memory - Factors affecting EWT: Anxiety
Motivation, Emotion, and Stress Study gu…
BSCOMM Ex2: Ch. 5