A special gift or grace of the Holy Spirit given to an individual Christian or community, commonly for the benefit and building up of the entire Church.
The cup used during the Mass that holds the wine before the Consecration and the Blood of Christ after the Consecration. It represents the cup used at the Last Supper and is a symbol of Jesus’ sacrifice and eternal life.
Refers to receiving the Body and Blood of Christ. In general, your companionship and union with Jesus and other baptized Christians in the Church. This union has its origin and high point in the celebration of the Eucharist. In this sense the deepest vocation of the Church is communion.
A body of individuals that is unified.
diocese: A specific _____ of believers under the leadership of a ____, also known as a “____” or “local” Church. It is usually determined on the basis of geography but may also be determined by language or _____.
to represent or prefigure a person before his or her life or an event before it occurs
a non-jewish, uncircumsized person
hierarchy: In general, the line of _____ in the Church; more narrowly the ____ and the ____, as successors of the ____, in their authoritative roles as leaders of the Church.
relating to greek culture
The gift given by the Holy Spirit to the Pope and the bishops in union with him to teach on matters of faith and morals without error.
A prayer on behalf of another person or group
liturgy: The Church’s official, public, _____ prayer. It is God’s work, in which the ________ participate. The Church’s most important liturgy is the ______, or the Mass
People of God
The Church’s living teaching office, which consists of all bishops, in communion with the Pope
a witness to christ, stephen
Having a spiritual meaning or reality that is neither apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; the visible sign of the hidden reality of salvation.
The fiftieth day following Easter, which commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the early Apostles and disciples.
A prayer form in which one asks God for help and forgiveness.
To make holy; sanctification is the process of becoming closer to God and growing in holiness, taking on the righteousness of Jesus Christ with the gift of sanctifying grace.
In the Sacrament of the Eucharist, this is the name given to the action of changing the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ.
The name given to Pope John Paul II’s teachings on the human body and sexuality delivered via 129 short lectures between September 1979 and November 1984.
theology of the Body
A habitual and firm disposition to do good.
God's plan for the church was foreshadowed by Israel
Church most refers to a catholic communion
The perfect fulfillment of the Sinai covenant is Torah
jesus established his church primarily by the saving gift of Pentecost
The events of the ascension include: a wind and fire
At pentecost, God fully revealed himself as the holy spirit
Images of the church include the blood of Christ
The soul of the church is the sacraments
Gifts of the holy spirit
wonder and awe