Reconcilitation between God and humanity
Official teaching of the Roman Catholic Church
A feeling of pity which one want to help them suffer.
Statement of Christian belief.
Firm blief without logical proof.
The belief that God took human form in Jesus.
Belief in one God.
The act of being sorry for wrongdoing and deciding not to do it again.
The act of delivering from sin, or saving from evil.
The belief that God is three in one.
God's way of being one.
The belief that Hesus was not conceived through sex.
Churches that in communion with the Church of England.
The belief that the church can only be understood in the light of the apostles.
Priests specially chosen by the Pope who are responsible for all the churches in a diocese.
Universal or worldwide.
Living without engaging in any sexual activity.
Of, or relating to, God, Sacred.
All the people of the Church who are not chosen to be bishops, priests or deacons.
The Pope and the bishops interpreting the Bible and tradition for Roman Catholics today.
Protestant Christians seperated from the Church of England.
Making someone a priest, bishop or deacon by the sacrament of Holy Orders.
National Churches which are in the union of the Patriarch of Constantinople (e.g the Russian Orthodox Church)
the office of the Pope.
The life lived by religious orders who work in society as well as praying.
Voluntary giving to those in need.
The life of prayer and meditation lived by some religious orders.
Making a show of your religion, e.g. by praying in the street.
The evangelical counsels.
The vows of pverty, chasity and obedience.
The status of a priest, bishop or deacon.
A person who acts in a way that contradicts what they say.
The law of Moses
The laws gGod gave Moses in the Old Testament.
The Monastic Life
Living as a monk or nun in a monastic community.
A religious order who live together as a group, e.g. the Benedictines.
The Sermon on the Mount.
Jesus' description of Christian living.
A call from God to lead the Christian life.
Through the action of the priest, God grants pardon and peace.
The oil used in baptism, confirmation and ordination.
The belief that the Eucharist is simply a remembrance of the Last Supper.
Sorrow for the sin comitted and deciding not to sin again.
The week before Easter Sunday.
Liturgy of the Eucharist
The re-enactment of the Last Supper during which the bread and wine are transubstantiated.
Liturgy of the word.
The Bible readings in the second part of the mass.
An action to show your contrition.
The confession and absolution at the beginning of the Mass.
Rite of communion
Recieving the body and blood of Jesus.
An outward sign through which invisible grace is given to a person by Jesus.
The belief that the bread and wine become the body and blood of Jesus.