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Theology

the study of God

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Communion

To be in union with by sharing love and knowledge

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Natural revelation

What God communicates about Himself simply through the existence of creation

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Faith

The supernatural gift from God/virtue to believe in all the truth God has revealed

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Natural desire for God

Each person's yearning for God in his or her human nature

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Truth

That which corresponds to reality

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Salvation history

The story of God's plan to save man from the consequences of sin

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Creation

God's bringing forth the universe into being out of nothing

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Inerrant

Making no mistakes or errors

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Trinity

God is 1 nature and 3 persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit

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Original holiness

The friendship and grace between our 1st parents and God

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Preternatural gifts

The original gifts of freedom from concupiscence, sickness, death, and ignorance

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Concupiscence

An inclination to sin

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Original Sin

Our 1st parents' disobedience of God, leaving man in a wounded state and condemned to death

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Grace

God's Divine life in our souls

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Love

To will the good for the other and be willing to sacrifice for their good

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Body

The material sign of a person

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Soul

A person's spiritual substance which animates the body

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Exegesis

Drawing out the true meaning from Scripture

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Typology

Studying how things in the Old Testament point to things in the New Testament

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Spiritual sense

The deeper meaning put in Scripture by the Holy Spirit

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Protoevangelium

"First Gospel", the first promise of a Redeemer

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Literal sense

The direct meaning of a Scripture passage

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Covenant

A mutual oath which makes a family

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Exodus

"Going out", Moses leading the Hebrews out of slavery in Egypt

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Abraham

"Father of a multitude", chosen by God to be the father of the Hebrew nation

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Natural law

Ability to know good from evil which is written on the human heart

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Messiah

Hebrew for "anointed one"

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Christ

"Anointed one" in Greek

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Paschal Mystery

The redemption accomplished by the Passion, death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ

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Annunciation

When the archangel Gabriel asked Mary to be the Mother of the Savior

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Fiat

"Let it be done", Mary's Yes

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Jesus

"God saves" in Hebrew

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Incarnation

"To become flesh", the mystery of how God became man, Jesus Christ

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Holiness

To be set apart for God

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Sanctifying grace

A supernatural gift given in the Sacraments, which perfects man, enabling him to live with God

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Hidden Life

Jesus' life in Nazareth which is not recorded in Scripture

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Genealogy

The study of ancestry or a list of someone's ancestors

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Redemption

Through His death on the cross, Jesus Christ set man free from the slavery of sin

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Justification

Being made right with God

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Atonement

Choosing to do something to make up for a past wrong

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Baptism

1st Sacrament which forgives sin and makes an adoptive child of God

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Satan

Head of the fallen angels who is a tempter, liar, and murderer

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Transfiguration

The divine glory of Christ revealed to Peter, James, and John on Mt. Tabor

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Gospel

The Good News of Christ's word and deed

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Eucharist

Greek for "thanksgiving", the Blessed Sacrament given in the Sacrifice of the Mass

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Paschal Lamb

Refers to both the lamb sacrificed at the Passover meal and to Jesus Christ

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Golgotha

"Place of the skull", where Christ was crucified

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Kenosis

Greek for "emptying", Christ emptied Himself by becoming man and dying on the cross

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Redemptive suffering

Our participation in the work of salvation by uniting our sufferings with the Passion of Christ

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Communion

To be in union with by sharing love and knowledge

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Beatific Vision

Seeing God face to face in Heaven

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Parousia

The 2nd Coming of Christ when He will judge the living and the dead

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Resurrection

The bodily rising of Christ from the dead on the 3rd dear after His death

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Grace

The gift of God's Divine life present in our souls

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Assent of faith

Saying "yes, I believe" to the truth God reveals

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Subjective redemption

Personal reception of Christ's redemption which requires openness to grace