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Book of Psalms

150 poems written by King David. Through Jewish worship the Psalms are sung. Also as part of the Divine Office

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Divine Office

Also known as Liturgy of hours, are a set of prayers, psalms, and readings which priests, monks, nuns and religious people pledge to pray 5 times a day everyday

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Plainchant

(Gregorian chant) Used in monasteries to sing their daily prayer, especially in Latin. Official music of the Roman Catholic Mass. Usually unaccompanied which uses a limited range of notes

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Contemporary Worship Music

Often include modern instruments and songs written recently. Point out how great God is and the effect he has on his people.

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Mass Settings

Certain prayers should be sung rather than said: 'Hallelujah', 'Eucharistic Acclamation', Sanctus (known as 'Holy Holy'), 'Mystery of faith'

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Alleluia (Gospel Acclamation)

Hebrew for Praise God. Sang 3 times on Holy Saturday to announce resurrection. Hymn of joy, triumph, and praise of God. Never said during lent. Gospel is introduced by an Hallelujah and short verse from Bible. Sung to greet presence of Christ the word of God as Gospel is proclaimed

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Gloria (Mass)

Great hymn of praise to God. Some musical versions use more complex arrangements of voice to try convey feeling of thankfulness to God

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Eucharistic Acclamations

Made up of both the Sanctus ame Mystery of faith

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Holy Holy (Sanctus)

A hymn of praise to the 'Holy Holy Holy Lord' which is used before the eucharistic prayer in Mass

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Mystery of faith (Memorial acclamation)

The acclamation after the consecration when people acknowledge what Christ has done for them

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Triune of God

Within the one God there is a three-ness

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Trinity

The belief that there are three persons in one God; the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit are separate but are also one being

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Shema

A Jewish Prayer affirming belief in the one God found in the Torah

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Baptism of Jesus

At his baptism, the Father, the Son, and Spirit were present which shows that the work done by Jesus was the work of God. This shows that the Trinity was involved in the salvation brought about life, death, and resurrection of Jesus

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Nicene Creed

Written in the council of Nicea in 235AD. Is a statement of religious beliefs

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'Begotten not made'

Coming from God but didnt take anything away

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'Consubstantial'

Literally 'of one being' showing that the Father, Son and Spirit are not entities but one God

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"Spoken through the prophets"

When are prophesied/praying/speaking in tongues - that is the Holy Spirit at work

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Mission

Christians see it as their duty to demonstrate to the world their love of God. They do this through helping less fortunate have better lifestyles eg. Charities

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Evangelism

Christians see it as their duty to help other people experience the love of God by making people Christian

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St Augustine of Hippo (Trinity)

Known for his work 'On the Trinity' where he states that in order to have love there must be three things: a lover, the person they love, and the love that unites them

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Catherine La Cugna (Trinity)

She believed it is only possible to experience and understand what God is through his actions in people's lives

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Apostolic Authority

The authority of the Apostles, as leaders of the early church that js passed on to the Bishops

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Magisterial Teachings

The decisions of the magisterium that should be accepted by Catholics

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Baptism

Sacrament which symbolises the start of a new stage of life as a christian and a child of God. Also symbolises joining in with Jesus' death and resurrection

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Total immersion

Being under the water at a Baptism so the whole body and head are covered

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Sign of Initiation

An action to show that a person has become a formal member of the church

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Prayer

Prayer is raising our hearts and minds to God. It can be viewed as communication or a conversation with God. 5 types of prayer - adoration, praise, petition, thanksgiving, intercession.

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Traditional Prayer

Have set words. Been passed on through generations. Meaning of the word can be passed on easily. People dont have to think and know correct words.

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Spontaneous Prayer

Prayer without any set words. Allows the person to express what they're guided in their prayer by the Holy Spirit

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Prayer Postures

Particular positions of the body where we can pray

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Kneeling

Being on both knees as a sign of humility

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Genuflecting

Going down on one knee as a sign of respect

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Prostration

Lying flat as a sign of total submission

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Bowing

Bending from the waist as a sign of respect

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Significance of Matthew 3:16-17

The Holy Spirit comes down and stays with Jesus, shown as a clove, reflecting intimate relationship between Jesus and the Spirit. Jesus is called by God the Father 'my son, the beloved'

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Significance of Galations 4:6

St Paul sums up importance of a Christians life in relationship to the Trinity
"And because you are children, God has sent the spirit of his son into hearts, Abbal Father" - Galations 4:6
When a child is baptised they become a child of God and a brother/sister to Jesus Christ

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Quotes for the Trinity

"If you see charity (love) you see the trinity" - St Augustine
"Go make disciples of the nations, baptising them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit" -Matthew 28:18-20