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Passion

The suffering of Christ leading up to his death.

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Resurrection

Christ's bodily rising from the dead, as he foretold, on the third day after his Death on the Cross

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temptations in the desert

following the baptism of christ St. John, christ fasted and prayed in the wilderness for forty days. During this time, he was tempted by Satan. unlike our first parents, Christ overcame the temptations of the Devil.

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Kenosis

Greek for emptying, it refers to Christ emptying himself by becoming man and taking on human nature.

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Transfiguration

The divine glory of Christwas manifested to Sts. Peter, James and John Mt. Tabor. While there, Jesus spoke with Moses and Elijah and was called "son"

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The Last supper

The Passover meal Christ and his apostles celebrated before his arrest. Christ instituted the sacrament of the Eucharist and Holy Orders and the Last supper.

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Agony in the Garden

The mental, moral, and physical agony suffered by Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, where he prayed after the last supper but before his arrest. He asked the Father, if possible, to remove the cup of his passion and death but the Father's will be done.

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Crucifixion

a form of execution in which the prisoner is nailed or otherwise affixed to a cross and left to die of asphyxiation.

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Stations of the Cross

the pious practice of meditating upon Christ's passion death and Resurrection, This mat be done either by walking the Via
Dolorosa in Jerusalem or passing from one image to the next depicting Christ's suffering in a church

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Suffering Servant

in Fulfillment of Isaiah 53, Christ , the suffering servant, suffered and died on the cross o gain the redemption of mankind.

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Ascension

Forty days after t-his Resurrection, the entry of Christ's humanity into divine glory

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Descent of the Holy Spirit

Fifty days after the Passover, the Apostles, the Blessed Virgin Mary, and other disciples were gathered on the Upper Room during the Jewish Feast of Pentecost, which celebrates the giving of the Law to Moses on Mt. Sinai. The Holy Spirit descended upon the Apostles and was given to the Church. This event is considered the 'birrthday" of the Church.