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Term 4 Religion Definitions Mr Gravestock
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Advent marks the beginning of the liturgical year. It is a time of special prayer when Christians prepare to celebrate the feast of Christmas.
To apply oil as part of a religious ceremony.
A sacrament through which a person is received into the Church. The candidate is bathed in water or has water poured on their head as a sign of death to sin and rising to new life.
Non-verbal communication of thoughts and feelings through movement and gesture.
A grace which enables people to love as Jesus loves. It empowers a person to love God for God's sake and other people for God's sake.
A sacrament in which candidates are anointed by a bishop, who calls on the Holy Spirit to come upon them in order to strengthen their faith.
Communion of Saints
All who share in the gifts God gives through baptism, including those now living, in heaven and in purgatory.
The sacrament by which believers share in the Paschal mystery of Christ's death and resurrection by receiving his Body and Blood in the form of bread and wine.
A book about God forming the Hebrew people into God's own people.
A grace which enables people to believe in God and all that Jesus has revealed.
The free gift of the presence and action of God in the world and the lives of believers.
To be whole, as God wants people to become. Belonging to or associated with God and so worthy of worship or veneration.
A grace that enables people to trust that God will fulfil the promises of Jesus.
The last meal Jesus shared with his disciples, at which He instituted the Eucharist.
The official public worship of the Church during which people gather to remember and celebrate all that God has done for them.
A Jewish feast celebrating God's action of saving his people from slavery and death in Egypt.
The final purification after death that people need in order to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joys of heaven.
Rules for human conduct given to Moses on Mt Sinai which summarise all of God's laws.
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