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Blasphemy

The act of offense of speaking sacrilegiously about God or sacred things.(profane talk)

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Epiphany

The manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles as represented by the Magi.

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Incarnation

Jesus becoming the flesh in Mary's womb

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revelation

The revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication with a deity or other supernatural entity

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Beatitudes

Blessed are the poor in spirit, Blessed are the meek, Blessed are they who mourn, Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice, Blessed are the merciful, Blessed are the clean of heart, Blessed are the peacemakers, and Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice sake.

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Apostle to The Gentiles

St. Paul

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Eucharist

Thanksgiving. Matter=Bread and Wine. Form=The Word of Consecration. Minister=Priest. One of the Three Sacraments of Initiation.

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Indelible Mark

Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Orders imprint an indelible mark on the soul that distinguishes the followers of Christ from others.

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The Evangelists

Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John

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Theological Virtues

Faith, Hope, and Love

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St. Augustine

Mother= St. Monica. Father= St. Patrick. African by Birth, Roman by Education, and Milanese by Baptism. Born in Thagaste Algeria(Nov. 14, 354). Dies in 430. Baptized by St. Ambrose. Wrote Confessions and City of God. Damascene Experience= The Incident with the Pear Tree.

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Vocation

A strong feeling of suitability for a particular career or occupation.

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The Kyrie

A common name of an important prayer of Christian liturgy, also called the Kyrie eleison.

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conscience

An inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one's behavior.

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Tolle lege

Take it up and read. Quote from Augustine.

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Pentecost

When the Holy Spirit came down to the Apostles and gave them the power to preach the good news.

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Trinity

God is the Father(Creator),Son(Redeemer), and Holy Spirit(Sanctifier). One communion with Christ and your neighbors.

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Christ the King

The Last Sunday of the Church Year. A feast that celebrates the glory of God being the King of Life in Heaven and on Earth.

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Judas

According to the NT he was one of the 12 original Apostles. He betrayed Christ for 30 silver coins.

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Holydays of Obligation

Every Sunday of the Church Year, January 1st= The Solemnity of Mary, 40 days after Easter= The Ascension, August 15th= The Assumption, November 1st= All Saints Day, December 8th= The Immaculate Conception, December 25th= Christmas or The Nativity.

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Nazareth

Largest city in the North District of Israel and is known as the Arab capital of Israel. Also known as the childhood home of Jesus.

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Annunciation

When the Angel Gabriel came to Mary and told her that she was going to give birth a baby and she shall name him Jesus.

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Immaculate Conception

Mary is conceived without the stain of original sin. December 8th.

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Paschal Mystery

Passion, Death, and resurrection of Christ.

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Transfiguration

Jesus and 3 of his Apostles go tot the Mount of Transfiguration and Jesus begins to shine with light. Then Moses and Elijah appear next to him and Jesus is called "Son"by a voice which is believed to be God the Father. The Transfiguration is one of the miracles of Jesus because the miracle happens to Jesus himself.

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liturgy

a form or formulary according to which public religious worship, especially Christian worship, is conducted. The official public prayer of the Church.

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St. Ignatius Loyola

Founder of the Society of Jesus(The Jesuits). The Jesuits are very much responsible for the Counter Reformation.

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free will

Implies that individual will and choices can coexist with an omnipotent, omniscient divinity that raises certain injunctions or moral obligations for man.

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"good news"

Gospel. The revelation of the intention of God to bring to salvation all those who believe in Jesus Christ, His Son.

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Apostles' Creed

The main prayer of the Rosary. Creed comes from the Latin word Credo meaning I believe.

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Holy Rosary

A way of meditating of Jesus' life, death, and Resurrection. Rosary means Crown of Roses in Latin.

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Logos

The Divine Word. The second person of the Trinity incarnate in the person of Jesus.

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angels

Messenger. Usually describes the whole range of spirits whom God has created.

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Sacrament

An efficacious sign of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is dispensed through the work of the Holy Spirit.

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The Greatest Commandment

You must love God and love your neighbor as you would love yourself. The Trinity is God, Neighbor, and Yourself.

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The Bible

The Words of God in human words. The Christian scriptures, consisting of the 73 books(Catholic Bible) of the Old and New Testaments.

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Synoptic Gospels

Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Synoptic means seen together.

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privation

A state in which things that are essential for human well-being. Such as food and water are lacking.

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intelligent design

Certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause.

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Genesis creation stories

Two books in Genesis. They Provide accounts of what God did during creation.

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Visitation

When Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth who is also pregnant and Mary tells her how the angel Gabriel came from Heaven and told her she was going to give birth to a baby.

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Advent

From the Latin Adventus meaning Coming or Arrival. The beginning of the Church year because it starts with the first Sunday of Advent. We remember the "First Coming" of Jesus(The Nativity) and we focus on his "Second Coming" (Parousia).

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Bethlehem

The Birthplace of Jesus.

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Didache

"The teachings of the 12 Apostles" a document preserving a manual of church instruction. The Didache is divided into 4 parts. The Way of Life and The Way of Death, Rituals dealing with Baptism, fasting, and communion, Ministry and Traveling Prophets, and a brief apocalypse.