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Theology Chapter 7 Matrimony
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1. Describe the nature of the relationship that God intended for our first parents in creation.
The first relationship that God intended was perfect Orginial Unity, where Adam and Eve held no sin against each other.
2. In what way is the marital union an image of God?
God created us in his image, but more specifically, he created man and women, bonded in his image.
3. How does sin affect the marital relationship?
Sin is missing the mark, or putting the wrongs things before God. In marriage, sins can out other things before marriage creating a divide.
4. Why did Moses permit divorce?
He permitted divource because he believed that after original sin, humans were destined for imperefect ans ultimately unworkable relationships. Also, that no perfect marriage remained after its shattering by original sin.
5. What was the intention of Jesus Christ in his teachings on marriage and in making marriage a sacrament?
Jesus wanted to restore the marriage to hwo it was in the beggining. Jesus makes it a sacrament by making it a covenant at the Wedding if Cana. The intention of Jesus in these actions was to draw attention to the importance of marriage as a vocation, and an extension of ones self.
6. What transformation takes place when a couple receives the Sacrament of Matrimony? What graces do they receive?
The transformation is that two become one, and the graces withstand originial sin and in general the graces of companionship.
When the couple is married, they receive the grace that helps the grace to overcome original sin.
7. How can the marital act be viewed as a supernatural act?
It is two souls becoming one.
Because when two people are married, they are more than the sum of their part; meaning that when they come together, they are in spiritual unity.
8. What are the two purposes or aspects of marital love that are expressed in the marital act? Briefly explain the meaning of each.
The unitive is the binding of two souls, and the procreative is the sexual and rearing and education of children.
The two aspects are unitive and procreative. Unitive is coming together to be become more thsn the come of one's parts and peocreative is purely physical.
9. Explain how the use of artificial birth control contradicts the total gift of self, which is an inherent characteristic of the unitive aspect of marriage. How does it contradict the procreative aspect of marriage?
By using birth control, a married couple intentionally changes the purpose of sex. How artificial birth control is used, one doesn't give their full self contradicting thr a t.
10. Must Catholics have as many children as possible? Explain.
No, it is choice how much sex, and when a coulple wants to have.
11. What is the difference between artificial birth control and natural family planning? Why does NFP preserve the unitive or the procreative aspects of the marital act?
NFP doesn't physically change how much of one's self is given in sex; it is neither invasive or perfect. One delivertly interfers with the act, the other uses the fertility cycle of thr women to plan.
12. Under what conditions can Catholics use NFP in good conscience?
If a couple at one time is not ready to bear a child, they van use NFP.
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13. Who are the ministers of the Sacrament of Matrimony?
The husband and wife; the priest acts only as a witness.
14. What is a vow? What do the parties vow in the Sacrament of Matrimony?
A solemn promise before God to preform an act or make a gift or sacrifice. In marriage, they promise to remain faithful to each other their entire life.
15. Why is it appropriate for Catholics to celebrate their marriage within the context of Mass?
Marriage is celebrated through the mass because the marriage is a union between husband, wife, and God; so, it only makes sense to have Jesus' sacrifice present at the Mass.
16. What is the purpose of the questions that the priest asks the couple before the exchanging of vows?
To make sure that the marriage is fully consented by both parties.
17. What does the word vocation mean? What is a vocation to the priesthood? What is the vocation of each of the baptized? Explain.
A vocation is a calling from God. A vocation of the priesthood is a call to serve God in the ordained life. The vocation to be baptized is a vocation extended to every human born.
18. How is marriage a vocation of service?
Marriage is a vocation of service because when two are married, they form a covenant. Like all covenants, it is to be respected and served.
19. Why is the family called the "domestic church"?
Because much of the Church education comes from the home.
20. What are some of the things that children will learn in a Christian home?
In a Christian home, children learn the basic moral teachings like God's golden rule. This is in essence where people learn the values that they will carry on with them for the rest of their life.
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