The mysteries of God far surpass the ability of the ________ _____ to comprehend them -
God wants us to have a ____________ w/ him where he reveals himself to us in ways that we could never discover for ourselves.
it is only by God’s revelation that we could come to undertstand anything about his own ____________
God reveals to us the ___________________
when we pray the _______________, it reminds us how central belief in the Trinity is our ______________
sign of the cross
the study of the existence and attributes of God
__________ of our church have explained for us the trinity
it focuses on the inner life of God
the immanent trinity
it focuses on the works of God
the salvific trinity
the immanent trinity and salvific trinity are intimately ________________
when we reflect on God’s actions, we understand better _______________________
who God really is
it means “nature” or “essence”
T or F
substance makes something what it is
Father, son and the holy spirit are all of the same ______________
the father son and holy spirit are all _______________
refers to the distinctions between the father, son, and holy spirit -
___________ indicates that the three Persons of the Trinity are distinct because of how they relate to one another.
whta are the three basic truths the church teaches -
there is only one God
there are three distinct persons in God
The three divine persons have a distinct relationship w/ eachother
The father is without _________.
true or false
the father “begets” the son.
this means that the father did NOT create the _____________
The son is the fathers perfect, ______________
divine expression of himself
it means the source of existence
t or F
there was never a time when the son did NOT proceed from the father
who does the holy spirit proceed from?
the father and the son
the holy spirit is the perfect exprission of the _________________________ divine love for eachother
Father and son’s
The father is not _________, not __________, and not __________ by anyone.
made, created, begotten
the son is from the Father alone. neither created nor made, but ______________
We can reflect upon the _____________________ when we experience God’s saving activity in our lives & in the world
we experience the work of God the father in the salvific trinity through his _________
everything on earth are examples of the fathers work in the _______________________
through who do we experience the work of the Son of Gof in the salvific trinity -
through our reedemer, Jesus Christ
where the second person of the Trinity became human -
the third person of the trinity lives in us.
T or F -
The ______________ is here to guide and strenthen us & the curch
All three persons act together as ___________
becoming saints -
three distinctive works of Gods saving intervention in the world
Father is associated with -
The son is associated with -
the Holy spirit is associated with -
all three persons are fully present in all the _____________________
God is ______.
as a sign for gratitude, God asks us to love in ____________________
inmitation of him
we were all made to __________
we cannot truly be happy apart from loving ________________________
God & other people
the first place we learn to love -
God has in himself fatherhood, and sonship which is _____________
the perfect role model pf the christian faith -
who is the greatest saint?
Mary lived a free life from ______
What happened at the annunciation
the angel Gabriel appeared to Mary that God wanted her to be the mother of his Son, and she willingly said yes
What happened at the Visitation?
when mary left to see her cousin Elizabeth, realizing that she is also pregnant
Jesus gave his _________ to us when he was dying on the cross.
Jesus going back to heaven -
What happened at the Assumption/
Mary is taken to heaven, with both body AND soul
True or fasle
the assumption is a dogmatic teaching of the church.
the belief that from the moment of Mary’s concetion in the womb of her mother, she was perserved from original sin
The immaculate conception
The immaculate Conception is totally free from _____________
it means “god bearer” or “mother of god”
Jesus is one person with two inseperable natures - ______________ & _____________
human and divine
True or false:
We do not worship Mary.
We devote mary in many differnent ways:
the first saturday devotion
the Litany of the blessed mother
Who gives us life to the church?
the holy spirit
another name for the holy spirit
The holy spirit is God’s gift which is _________
the holy spirit enables us to ______________
share his life & love
When do we first receive the holy spirit ?
it means that our sins are forgiven, and we are able to enter into a right relationshio w/ God through our faith in jesus Christ
we receive the seven gifts of the holy spirit at
baptism and confirmation
the gifts help us to live a _______________
other gifts of the holy spirit -
a special gift of the holy spirit, given to individuals for the building up of the church -