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Fiat

Latin for let it be done. This was the blessed Virgin Mary's response to God's plan of redemption.

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Annunciation

The visit of Angel Gabriel to Mary to inform her she would be the Mother of the Savior.

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Immaculate Conception

Mary, from her first existence, was born without original sin to be the Mother of God.

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Mary

The Mother of Jesus, a blessed Virgin whose greatest privilege is her Motherhood.

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Incarnation

From the Latin word "to become flesh". This means Jesus Christ's divine mystery of the hypostatic union.

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Virgin Birth

Mary conceived Jesus by the power of the Holy Spirit. The biological Father was God, Himself.

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Elizabeth

The wife of St. Zechariah, mother of St. John. Kinswoman of Mary.

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Gabriel

One of the archangels named in Sacred Scripture and the special messenger of God to the blessed Virgin Mary.

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Genealogy

From the Greek for "tracing of descent" it is the study of one's ancestry.

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Visitation

The Blessed Virgin Mary visitation to Elizabeth, her cousin.

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Anna

the recognized mother of Mary

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Finding in the Temple

Christ and his parents traveled to Jerusalem for the Feast of Passover, when they returned home, Jesus was in the temple teaching for three days.

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Magi

Wise men from the East, that came to adore Jesus.

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Nativity

The birth of Jesus Christ and its surrounding events.

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Presentation

The presenting of Jesus to the temple in accordance to Mosaic Law 40 days after birth.

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Simeon

Saint who recognized Jesus as the Christ at the Presentation in the Temple.

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Atonement

Reparation for an offense through a voluntary action that expiates the injustice done.

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Incarnation

"to become flesh", Jesus' hypostatic union. He became man to save us from our sins.

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Redemption

Jesus' sacrificial death that freed us from sins

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Justification

Being made right with God. It is free and undeserved gift through the paschal mystery.