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Ch. 3-6 rediscovering Catholicism
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The _________ is on a quest for happiness
T/f The desire for happiness is universal.
Often times we confuse ___________ with ________. We do what we think will make us happy, when we actually become miserable.
________ placed a yearning in our hearts for happiness.
The Philosophy of __________ is the ultimate philosophy of human ____________.
Our fullness and happiness is realized when we __________
ourselves to God, because this IS our _____________.
While individualism focuses on oneself, Jesus's attitude is concerned. about _______ and is motivated by the spirit of ___________
While hedonism focuses on pleasure, Jesus calls us to sacrifice for the sake of the other and live a life of __________
While minimalism focuses on doing the least Jesus calls us to do ______________ we can, especially for the least of our brothers and sisters.
Physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual
What are the four major aspects of the human person?
the strength of character and the self-possession to do what is good, true, noble, and right.
Freedom without _____________ is impossible.
What is the core of Jesus's philosophy
The _____________ commitment to love one another, to care for the poor, to treat all as brothers and sisters, has translated itself into a host of _____________ contributions for humanity.
Hospitals, education, shelter, nourishment, Justice
What were Jesus's contributions to society
The ______________ exists for people - to help us hear the voice of God in our lives, live the life God invites us to live, and become the best version of ourselves.
destiny, Assist, Serve
We are called to:
○ Introduce others to their _________ by unveiling the mystery
of God for them.
○ _________ others to fulﬁlling their destiny.
○ __________ others as we fulﬁll our own destiny.
______________ is a dynamic way of life that encourages and empowers each individual to become the-best-version-of-ourselves. It's a dynamic ____________
Plagued and persecuted by false ____________, burdened by scandals and the abuse of power, and lacking clear direction and bold initiative, we have failed to establish an authentic Catholic ____________ in the modern world.
Catholicism is is a way of life in which the ___________ and _________ happen in equal measure.
Whatever the successes of the early Church, they were the fruit of their __________ to Jesus
Gospel, first Christians
Living the ____________ is difficult; it always has been and it always will be. This is what today's Catholics have in common with the ______________, and with Christians of every place and time.
The first Christians were not perfect, but there was a real rigor among them for _________.
The modern world tries to separate ________ from reason, the professional from the _______, the means from the ends.
Today, amid the busyness and complexities of modern life, the great majority of Catholics are challenged merely to make it to ____________ each Sunday. In modern society, a great __________ has taken place between the various aspects of our lives.
T/f for early Christians, faith was the center of their lives; it affected everything they did.
adventure of salvation
When we hear our talents calling us forth, we hear the voice of God inviting us to fully participate in the ________________.
humble, docile, and teachable, to listen, discipline
It is easy to be a follower, but to be a disciple means to be a student—to be:
mistakes, humility, Church
I have observed two differences. The first is on a very human level: Some people are willing to admit their ___________ and others are not. As a Church, and as local faith communities, we should always be willing to face our shortcomings with __________, courage, and hope. When we admit we have big problems, people start looking for big solutions. The second difference is on a supernatural level: We should consider why problems occur in our lives and in the life of the _______________.
What are we celebrating?
"_____________________" is one of those questions, because you can be certain that we are becoming whatever it is we are celebrating.
It is also time for us to develop innovative strategies and dynamic methods for communicating the faith to people of all ages, but particularly the _____________.
if no one is willing to admit that there are some big ______________, no one will begin looking for big solutions to those _______________.
T/f you and I have failed to show them the relevance of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ in the twenty-first century.
In every place and in every time, ___________ invites us to live the faith in more personal and ____________ ways through vibrant and active community.
The _________ of the Church in this age is to share the life-giving gift of the ________ with the people of our time.
authentically, Holy Spirit
The only way to ___________ achieve this is to become docile to the promptings of the ______________ and thus allow God to transform our hearts.
_______________ is the answer to every problem.
___________ is simply the application of the values, principles, and spirit of the Gospel to the circumstances of our everyday _____________, one moment at a time. It is not complicated; it is disarmingly simple. But simple is not the same as easy.
Everything the Church does is centered around a ________________.
The authentic life begins with the simple desire to be who God __________ us to be and cooperate with God by playing the part he has designed for us in human ___________.
What's in it for me?
The adventure of salvation begins when we stop asking, "_____________" and turn humbly to God in our hearts and ask, How may I serve? What work do you wish for me to do with my life? What is your will for my life?
Every honest human activity is ____________ with the authentic life.
prayer, inner life
The transformation of ordinary activities into __________ is the very essence of the ___________.
Learn to foster the ____________ in this way and you will live a life uncommon in the midst of common circumstances.
virtue, temporal needs
The role of work in the journey of the soul is firstly to provide an opportunity to grow in ____________, and secondly to provide for our _______________.
many people are tormented by the feeling that their lives are moving so fast that each day they just get more ____________. In this modern schema, most people are not _____________; they are merely surviving.
If you can prevent a whole generation from ever discovering their essential purpose, you will create an epidemic of __________ and despair.
T/f Holiness is the goal of the Christian life.
T/f Second Vatican Council, and perhaps before, a great many educators and priests stopped teaching, preaching, and speaking about this goal of holiness
religious thought, inside
Our times are plagued by a great deal of confusion regarding ___________. This confusion exists both ________ and outside the Church.
age, color, socioeconomic background, or state in life
We are called to live holy lives, every man and every woman without exception, regardless of our:
Holiness and renewal are inseparably _________. Where there is holiness the Church has always thrived.
What is holiness?
The great confusion that is torturing the Church and weakening our faith surrounds one question: _________________
The falling attendance at church, the marginalization of the Church by our secular culture, and our failure to reach the youth are all caused by our __________ to communicate clearly the ________ to this question of "what is holiness".
We all have a vision of what it means to be holy, and often our vision is distorted by ___________ or tainted by ____________ and past experience.
T/f Material possessions, marriage and sexual intimacy, work, money, and positions of authority are NOT just some of the opportunities life presents to live holy lives.
The glory of God is the perfection of the ____________. The human person is perfected by the grace of God through the conscious, disciplined, and persistent attainment of virtue.
Vatican II, tradition
Documents of ____________ are a life-based teaching that respect the classical sources and the richness of our Catholic __________, while at the same time giving contemporary expression to these treasures.
Gadium et Spes
In this one document about the Church in the modern world, we cover: fostering the nobility of marriage and family; human progress; the proper development of culture; the roles and challenges of the economic, social, and political dimensions of our lives; peace and war; and the fragile but indispensable bonds that exist between nations.
The great depression of our age is not economic; it is_____________. There seems to be a pervading sense of _____________ in many people's lives today.
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