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apostle

from the Greek work meaning "to send"
-12 selected by Jesus to do his work

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first 3 commandments

deal with love of God

3

last 7 commandments

deal with love of neighbor

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evangelical counsels

vows of personal poverty, chastity understood as lifelong celibacy, and obedience to the demands of the community being joined that those entering the consecrated life process

5

patron saint

saints that are chosen as special intercessors or protectors for our lives

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domestic church

a name for the Christian family. In the family, parents and children exercise their priesthood of the baptized by worshipping God, receiving the sacraments, and witnessing to Christ and the Church by living as faithful disciples

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disciple

pupil, friend, and follower of Jesus

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chastity

the moral virtue that enables people to integrate their sexuality to their stations in life

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procreative

cooperating with God in bringing new life into the world

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Beatitudes

"supreme happiness"
- the 8 Beatitudes preached by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount respond to our natural desire for happiness

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evangelization

sharing the Good News. Evangelization involves proclaiming the Gospel in such a way that people's hearts and lives are changed.

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evangelist

one who shares the Good News of Jesus Christ

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steward

a person who carefully and responsibly manages something that is entrusted to his or her care

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common priesthood

the priesthood of the faithful. Christ has made the Church a "kingdom of priests" who share in his priesthood through the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation

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ministerial priesthood

The priesthood of Christ received in the Sacrament of Holy Orders. Its purpose is to serve the common priesthood by building up and guiding the Church in the name of Christ