Who are we?
people who believe in god = theists
people who dnt believe in god = atheists
Hinduism (Shiva), Judaism (Yahweh), Christianity, Islam (Allah)
God is trinity of 3 persons: Father, Son, Holy Spirit.(this is a mystery)
Jesus is god
Christian Denominations: roman catholic, methodist, baptist, new covenant
Assumption Convent = Catholic school
Catholics worship @ holy mass
ash Wednesday = beginning of season lent
lent = 40 days
prepares us for easter
wen go to churcch priest wil make a cross on forheads & say:
repent & believe the good news
ash is made from branches which were used on Palm Sunday
ashes remind us: a whole year has passed & we need 2 repent the tyms we hav failed 2 love.
wen we repent our sins are forgiven!
3 themes of lent: pray, fasting, alms giving - sacrifice
Prayer: speaking & listening 2 god
Fasting: giving up luxuries 2 show we care 4 the less fortunate
During lent Catholics r expected 2 fast & abstain from eating meat on ash Wednesday.
If someone says i love you how do you know they mean it?
If someone says i'm sorry how do you know they mean it?
Church uses actions 2 show gods love for us...(sacraments)
Holly Communion (initiation)
Anointing of the sick (healing)
Holy Orders (vocation)
- person must b a Baptized Christian
- person must have received instruction, understood and excepted all teaching of catholic church
- person must have been received formally a first holy communion
- person must be free or mortal (serious) sin
- person must fast for one hour beforehand
If person does not adhere to even one condition in the list above, that person must not receive holly communion in the catholic church!!...
god always existed
god was never created
christians belive in one god: Father, Son, Holy Spirit
There are not 3 gods
There are 3 persons in one god
this is a mystery of faith
- second person of trinity, the son left heaven 2 become a human being
- he was conceived in womb of mother, Mary by power of Holy Spirit and given the name Jesus which means God saves
- he had a human mother but no human father. Joseph was his foster father
- Jesus always existed as god in heaven (now god takes human flesh and lives on earth as true god and true man)
- This is called mystery of the incarnation