From the Latin tradere, meaning “to hand on.” Refers to the process of passing on the Gospel message. It began with the oral communication of the Gospel by the Apostles, was written down in the Scriptures, and is interpreted by the Magisterium under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
One who has received the fullness of the Sacrament of Holy Orders and is a successor to the Apostles.
Of or relating to a church.
The Sacrament by which members of the Church are ordained for permanent ministry in the Church as bishops, priests, or deacons.
Sacrament of Holy Orders
Of or relating to bishops.
The Christian person’s activity that fulfills the apostolic nature of the whole Church when he or she works to extend the Kingdom of Christ to the entire world. If your school shares the wisdom of its founder, its namesake, or the charism of the religious order that founded it, it is important to learn about this person or order and his or her charism, because as a graduate you will likely want to incorporate this charism into your own apostolate.
All members of the Church with the exception of those who are ordained as bishops, priests, or deacons. The laity share in Christ’s role as priest, prophet, and king, witnessing to God’s love and power in the world.
Along with One, Holy, and Apostolic, Catholic is one of the four marks of the Church. Catholic means “universal.” The Church is catholic in two senses. She is catholic because Christ is present in her and has given her the fullness of the means of salvation and also because she reaches throughout the world to all people.
Greek, meaning “universal” or “according to the whole.”
Religious painting traditional among many Eastern Christians. Christian iconography expresses in image the same Gospel message that the Scriptures communicate by words.
A screen or partition with doors and tiers of icons that separates the bema, the raised part of the church with the altar, from the nave, the main part of the church, in Eastern Churches.
Sacraments of Initiation
Sacraments of Healing
Anointing of the sick
Sacraments of Vocation(Service)
How do Eastern Churches differ from the Catholic church If willy is crossing paths
The use of religious paintings called icons
A wall separating off the alter called iconostasis
All 3 Sacraments of initiation are received by infants
The sign of the cross
Priests can be married
A change of heart, turning away from sin and toward God.
The free and undeserved gift of God’s loving and active presence in the universe and in our lives, empowering us to respond to his call and to live as his adopted sons and daughters. Grace restores our loving communion with the Holy Trinity, lost through sin.
Transcending the power of human intellect and will.
The grace that heals our human nature wounded by sin and restores us to friendship with God by giving us a share in the divine life of the Trinity. It is a supernatural gift of God, infused into our souls by the Holy Spirit, that continues the work of making us holy.
God’s interventions and support for us in the everyday moments of our lives. Actual graces are important for conversion and for continuing growth in holiness.
The gifts proper to each of the Seven Sacraments.
A state of final purification or cleansing, which one may need to enter following death and before entering Heaven
Latin for "let it be done"
A Greek title for Mary meaning "God bearer"
The dogma that recognizes that the body of the Blessed Virgin Mary was taken directly to Heaven after her life on earth had ended.
Assumption of Mary
The church is made up of two elements: _____ and _____.
The Church totally depends upon God's free gift of _____
The Visible realities of the church
The invisible dimension of the church must be seen with the _____ of _____
The purpose of the Church
Sanctify its members
Christ gave the Church salvation through
Models of Holiness
Leadership of Popes and Bishops
What is at the heart of holiness
The church calls its members to grow in holiness by means of
How to grow in holiness
Along with the gift of grace, we are given the _____ to _____
freedom to choose
God's grace helps us fight against _____
When we participate in the sacraments, we become the _____ of _____ for the world
Body of Christ
As we draw closer to _____ we draw closer to Christ
The living reflection of the face of Christ
Feast of the Assumption
The four essential features or characteristics of the Church: One, Holy, Catholic (universal), and Apostolic.
marks of the Church
Based on the Latin credo, meaning, “I believe,” a creed is an official presentation of the faith, usually prepared and presented by a council of the Church and used in the Church's liturgy. Two creeds occupy a special place in the Church's life: the Apostles' Creed and the Nicene Creed.
The uninterrupted passing on of apostolic preaching and authority from the Apostles directly to all bishops. It is accomplished through the laying on of hands when a bishop is ordained in the Sacrament of Holy Orders as instituted by Christ. The office of bishop is permanent, because at ordination a bishop is marked with an indelible, sacred character
The movement to restore unity among all Christians.
A major break that causes division. A schism in the Church is caused by the refusal to submit to the Pope or to be in communion with the Church’s members
A severe penalty that results from grave sin against Church law. The penalty is either imposed by a Church official or happens automatically as a result of the offense. An excommunicated person is not permitted to celebrate or receive the Sacraments.
The means by which the Church takes away the punishment that a person would receive in Purgatory
A person who studies theology. Theology is “the study of God”; the academic discipline and effort to understand, interpret, and order our experience of God and Christian faith; classically defined as “faith seeking understanding.”
The new testament is characterized by
Christ gave the church the gift of ____
The ultimate example and source of the church's unity is
the eternal unity of the three divine persons of the trinity
unity should not be confused with ____
there is great ____ in the church
____ threatens christ's gift of unity
The greatest bond of unity is ____
characteristics that bind us
profession of one faith
the common celebration of divine worship
recognition of the successors of the aposltles
The ____ creed was developed from the baptismal creed
The _ creed was developed at the church's first two ecumenical councils(Council of Nicaea, Council of Constantinople)
The _ create bonds of unity within the church, esp Eucharist