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2. Catholic Practices
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A ritual or ceremony given by Christ to help believers grow in grace.
Being set apart for sacred/special purposes.
The ceremony that welcomes a person into the family of God
Receiving the Gifts of the Holy Spirit to encourage a faithful life; strengthening the faith.
Receiving the body and blood of Christ
The restoring of a broken relationship - primarily between humans and God - through the forgiveness of sins
Anointing of the sick
Healing and forgiveness of sins in preparation for the final journey
The joining of two people as one in marriage
The giving of a distinct mission within the Church
A structured, formal worship ceremony in the Church.
Showing regret for having done wrong.
A commentary or explanation of God's word.
Saying a prayer on behalf of someone else.
Watching, waiting when you might usually be asleep.
An unstructured, informal spontaneous time of worship.
A ceremony carried out when a Catholic dies.
Mass to remember when someone has died.
Something that can be effective and produce the desired result.
Communication with God. 'The raising of one's mind and heart to God.'
Changing your mindset, seeking forgiveness, acknowledging your sins.
An appeal or request asked of God.
Speaking without preparation or script.
The Lord's Prayer
Jesus gave this to his disciples to say (in Matthew's Gospel 6:9-13): "Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us tips day our daily bread; and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil."
Showing reverence or religious characteristics.
Non-liturgical worship that extends the formal liturgy of the Church without replacing it (examples include the Rosary, Eucharistic adoration and the Stations of the Cross).
The real presence of Jesus in consecrated bread and wine.
A decorative frame.
A journey to a place of special religious significance - usually conducted to rededicate oneself to prayer and worship.
Catholic Agency for Overseas Development - a charity working in England and Wales to help those overseas.
Corporal works of mercy
Bodily actions - feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, visiting the sick.
Spiritual works of mercy
Comforting the sorrowful, forgiving offences, praying for people.
The Parable of the Sheep and Goats.
Teaching found in Matthew 25:40 - where Jesus says "Truly I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of my brethren, you did it to me."
Proclaiming and living out the Gospel.
The good news of Jesus Christ bringing salvation and adoption into the Kingdom of God by the Paschal Mystery.
Something that an organisation aims to achieve.
Changing from a previous worldview to another.