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Catholic Schools Week Test 2/9/12

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Pope
leader of the Catholic Church on earth, bishop of Rome, works with bishops to teach and guide the church
Bishop
an ordained priest who is the leader of a diocese and teaches the followers of Jesus
Priest
a man ordained to serve God and the church be celebrating the sacraments, preaching and saying mass
Monsignor
a title given to a priest of the Catholic Church
Diocese
an area made up of many church parishes that is led by a bishop
Monastery
a place where a group of men(women) live together so that they can support one another in their love for God and serve the church
parish
a part of a diocese under the direction of a priest
Vatican
the Pope's palace made up of a group of buildings in Vatican City where the Pope does his work to serve God's people along with the Cardinals who help him
Canonization
the process by which the Catholic Church formally recognizes a person as a saint
apostles
the special friends and followers of Jesus who were asked to carry out his mission in the world
cantor
the liturgical minister who leads the community in sacred song
Eucharist
the sacrament of Jesus's presence in the form of bread and wine
homily
a talk given at mass which helps the people understand and apply the Scripture readings
alb
the long white robe worn by a priest at mass
tabernacle
a place where consecrated hosts are kept
incense
the smoke or fragrance from a substance being burned
Beatitudes
sayings of Jesus that tell us how to live in God's kingdom in true happiness
chasuble
a vestment worn over the white alb by a priest at mass
Baptism
the sacrament we receive to become children of God and members of the Church and which takes away original sin
Confirmation
the sacrament in which we receive the gift of the Holy Spirit and are made a full member of the church
Reconciliation
sacrament that celebrates God's forgiveness of sin through the church
Matrimony
the sacrament that joins a man and woman in Christian marriage
Anointing of the Sick
the sacrament in which a priest prays for and anoits with oil a person who is sick of dying so that their body and spirit may be held by Jesus
Holy Orders
the sacrament where men are ordained to serve God and he church as deacons, priests or bishops
Communion
the sacrament of partaking in the bread and wine of Jesus