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WJEC 2010

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Catholic Paper (B)
Creed: A statement of belief spoken by the congregation during mass.

Trinity: The belief that one God is split into 3 entities; God the father, Jesus the Son, and
the Holy Spirit. Example analogy is one of the Clovers being one leaf 3 parts.

Resurrection: The belief…

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Baptismal font: The `container' in which holy water is kept for baptisms, often kept near
to the door of the church to symbolise the person's entry into Christianity.

Lectern: The stand on which the scriptures are read from, where the liturgy of the word
takes place.

Crucifix: A Christian symbol…

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First Holy Communion: Usually takes place at the age of 7/8 at Easter too show new life.
They take part in lessons about their faith before and wear white as a symbol of their purity.

Marriage: The union of Man and wife before God. Christian marriage must be heterosexual,

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Heaven: The place for those who have loved and seen God as he is: perfect. In heaven we
have eternal life in communion with God. It is the promised Kingdom of God.

Purgatory: Where Christ removes the remnants of our imperfections before heaven (or
hell.) CCC: The term purgatory foes…

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Ageism: A form of prejudice against people of a particular age, often leads to discrimination.

Messiah: A title used for Jesus to refer to him as Saviour

Transfiguration: Word meaning `dramatic change.' Refers to when Jesus' changed to
brilliant white when Moses and Elijah appeared.

Temptation: A desire to do…

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Beliefs about Mary:
Catholics believe:
Mary is central to their faith as she gave birth to God's son
The Immaculate Conception: Mary was free from sin from the moment
she was conceived and so was born without original sin.
The Virgin Birth: Mary was made pregnant by the Holy Spirit…

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4- When a vote is counted the ballot papers are collected. They are burnt and the
smoke is made a certain colour to inform the public whether or not a decision
has been made. White smoke means someone has been chosen, Dark smoke
means that deliberation must continue.

The Magesterium:…

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5) To make total gift of yourself

Abstinence: Means refraining from sex. All people are called to refrain from sex before they
get married.

Chastity: Not the same as celibacy, it is not having sex for those who are unmarried and for
those who are, only having sex with their…

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Got the Nobel Peace prize in 1979
Knew she wanted to be a missionary in India from the age of 12
Worked in the slums of Calcutta for 10 years then after a film about her in
11970 her fame grew and this spread her message more widely.
She thought…


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