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the study of the existence or the attributes of God;

Immanent Trinity

A focus on the inner life o God as a Trinity of three divine Persons without consideration of God's relationship to human beings or his creation work

Salvific Trinity

The active and inseparable work of the Triune God-Father, Son, and Holy Spirit-in Salvation History.

St. Augustine

hometown is hippo

St. Monica

St. Augustine's mother

St. Augustine

famous book of confessions


St. Augustine's son


the quality "of one being" in the relationship between all the divine Persons of the Trinity


the son and the holy spirit have the exact same nature as the Father


mans nature or essence


what makes something what it is


refers to the distinctions among the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit


designates that the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are distinct because of their relationships

1. there is only one God
2. There are three distinct Persons in one GOd
3. The Divine Persons have distinct relationships with one another

three truths about God's own inner life

Shield of the Trinity

symbolizes equality among the Persons in the form of an equilateral triangle


St. Patrick's analogy of the Trinity

St. John Damascene

person who used the tree and the sun as analogies for the trinity




God with us

divine missions of the Blessed Trinity

the distinctive works of God's saving intervention in the world


mission designated to the father


mission designated to the son


mission designated to the holy spirit


a holy one of God who lives in union with God through the grace of Jesus Christ and the Power of the Holy Spirit and whom God rewards with eternal life in heaven


the announcement by the angel gabriel to the virgin mary that God wanted her to become the mother of his son, the savior Jesus Christ


the dogmatic teaching of the Catholic Church that when the earthly life of Mary was completed, she was taken body and soul into the presence of God


mary was granted this grace because she is the sinless Mother of God

Immaculate Conception

the dogmatic teaching of the catholic church that Mary was conceived in the womb of her mother without the stain of Original Sin that all other human beings inherit

Immaculate Conception

this teaching was declared infallible by Pope Pius IX in 1854


a Greek ter, for Mary meaning "god bearer" or "birth mother of God" that was first used at the Council of Ephesus in AD 431

infallible teaching

catholic teaching, proposed by the Magisterium in union with the pope that is declared to be totally free of error.


a gift of the Holy Spirit whereby the Pope and the bishops are preserved from error when proclaiming a doctrine related to Christian faith or morals


another name for the Holy SPirit that means advocate, defender, or consoler


God's gift of friendship and life that enables us to share his life and love


the forgiving of our sins in order to welcome us into a right relationship with God through our faith in Jesus Christ

gifts of the Holy Spirit

seven spiritual things from the holy spirit given to the church and her members especially at baptism and COnfirmation.

gifts of the holy spirit

wisdom, understanding, counsel, piety, fear of the Lord, fortitude, and knowledge


enables us to look at reality from God's point of view


helps us to reflect on the deeper meaning of our faith


shows us how GOd is working in our lives and in the world


right judgement


helps us form our consciences in the light of Church teaching




the strength to follow one's own convictions




moves us to respect the lord and enables us to respect the dignity and worth of others.

fear of the lord

wonder and awe

fear of the lord

shows concern about the reality of sin in one's life


a spiritual gift given by God to individuals to help build up and strengthen the Church

St. paul's charisms

wisdom knowledge, faith, healing, miracle- working, prophecy, discernment, speaking in tongues, and interpreting tongues

fruits of the holy spirit

spiritual perfections that result from the holy spirit living in us.

fruit of the Holy spirit

charity, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, generosity, gentleness, faithfulness, modesty, self-control, and chasity


major symbol of the Holy spirit


holy spirit/ god appeared to moses in the form of a burning bush


israelites were led out of the desert in pillars of _______


the Holy Spirit enLIGHTens the world


associated with the Holy Spirit's coming at Pentecost


jesus spoke the truth by the power of the holy spirit

Anointing with oil

the sacraments of baptism confirmation, and anointing of the sick all used this to signify the holy spirit and is an indelible seal or character to this anointing by the Holy Spirit


symbol of both life and death


symbolizes baptism that brings the death of sin and the rebirth of eternal life and initiate us into Christ's body

Laying of hands

Jesus did this when he healed through the power of the holy spirit


a symbol for life


often used as a purification offering for the poor

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