How many sacraments are there?
There are seven sacraments.
What are the sacraments of initiation and in what order?
Baptism, Eucharist & Confirmation are the sacraments of initiation.
Baptism will come first, then Eucharist then Confirmation.
Who baptised Jesus and where was he baptised?
Jesus was baptised by John the Baptist in the Jordan River.
What does the term consecration mean and which sacrament does it relate to?
Consecration refers to the sacrament of Eucharist, when talking about it Eucharist consecration refers to the action of declaring bread and wine to be or represent the blood and body of Christ.
In broader terms consecration means to declare something holy or sacred usually done by the church.
Where does the head of the church live?
What is the main role of the Pope?
They make the final decisions about the direction of the church.
Who is the leader of the parish?
Which of the following are the correct orders of levels of ordained ministry?
Deacons, Priests, Bishops
Define the term “church”?
A building used for public Christian worship.
What is the laity and what is their role?
The laity are the non-ordained everyday Catholics that attend the church.
The role of the laity is to represent Christ and to share the gift of the Catholic faith.
What are the symbols of Confirmation?
Fire & Dove
What are the symbols of Eucharist?
Bread & Wine
What are the symbols of Baptism?
Dove, Water & Oil
How many Catholic Social Teachings are there?
What are all the sacraments?
Baptism, Eucharist, Reconciliation, Confirmation, Marriage, Holy Orders, The Last Rites
What is ministry?
A service or activity performed by Christians in order to spread and share their faith.
What levels of ordained ministry can celebrate Eucharist?
Priests and Bishops.
What is the purpose of the sacraments of initiation?
These sacraments welcome the members of the Christian community into the life of Christ and give us purpose and a sense of belonging into our true family.
Identify three key issues in our society today, why are they key issues and how do they affect our community?
Three key issues in our society are domestic violence, bullying and homelessness.
Domestic violence is bad because violent or aggressive behaviour in the home isn’t morally correct and nobody should have to go through it. This is a problem because many people that are going through it are too afraid to speak up against it an continue to allow it to happen.
Homelessness is an issue because it can lead to many repercussions such as poor hygiene, mental health issues, and sometimes it can lead to death which destroys our community and decreases the population.
Bullying is an issue because it can lead to many psychological effects such as low-self esteem loneliness and depression, these can even last up and through adulthood.
What is justice?
Justice refers to the principle that people receive what they deserve and just treatment and equity.
What is a layperson?
A person who is not a member of the clergy; one of the laity.
Which biblical events do the sacraments of initiation come from?
Eucharist comes from the Last Supper, Baptism comes from Jesus’ Baptism by John.
Explain the different levels and hierarchy of the Church. Identify the different levels within
the priesthood and the different roles and jobs they take care of.
The hierarchy of the church goes Pope, Bishops, Priests, Deacons, and at the bottom is Laity.
The job of the Pope is to make decisions about the direction of the church.
The main job of bishops is to guide the flock of Christ and maintain the unity of Christians.
The main job of priests is to perform religious ceremonies and sacraments.
The job of deacons is to assist priests and proclaim the Gospel.
The laity’s job is to represent Christ and share the gift of the Catholic faith.
What is the clergy and what is their role.
The clergy is the formal leaders ordained for religious duties. The role of the clergy is to guide the flock that is the laity through teaching the Catholic faith and performing religious ceremonies.
What are some ministries?
Singing in the choir, bringing the bread and wine up to the altar, doing the readings at church, helping out with soup vans for the hungry.
Baptism is a sacrament of initiation. When we partake in Baptism we become dead to sin and have become a new person in Christ. It’s a sign of the new covenant and a sign of our participation in Jesus. The symbols of Baptism are Dove, Water & Oil.
Identify a charity and explain the following things:
- What do they do?
- Who founded them?
- Why is what they do important?
- What does their logo mean?
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is a charity that provides help to the less fortunate such as poor people and the disabled people; it provides food and shelter for the homeless and operates food distribution centers.
The Salvation Army relates to the Catholic Social Teaching of Preferential for the Poor as they are caring for the poor and the vulnerable.
The Salvation Army was founded by William Booth and his wife Catherine Booth.
The Salvation Army Logo of the Red Shield represents The Salvation Army’s reputation to help those that are less fortunate.
Describe what the “Body of Christ” means.
The community of believers in Jesus, all the members of the
church make up the Body Of Christ.
Where does the term ‘Body of Christ’ come from, what does it mean and who came up with it?
This term came from Paul’s letter to the Corinthians in 1 Corinthians 12:27, this passage means that we as a whole create the Body of Christ together as a group and that we are the individual members of the Body of Christ. St Paul came up with this term.
What is Dignity of Work? And what are 3 ways someone could have dignity in work?
Dignity of work refers to the belief that all types of jobs are respected equally and that nobody and no jobs should be discriminated on any basis.
3 ways dignity can be shown in work is through
Fair wages, ability to unionise and safety.