Section 2: Practices

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Penitent
The person acknowledging sorrow or sin
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Chalice
Cup for consecrated wine
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Paten
Plate for consecrated host
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Mitre
Pointed bishop's hat
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Vestments
Long robe worn by the priest over his clothes
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Homily
A commentary that follows a reading of scripture explaining and teaching the meaning of God's word
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Intercessions
Prayers which request help or relief
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Pilgrimage
A journey made for religious reasons
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Requiem
A Mass to remember someone who has died. Usually celebrated as part of a funeral but not always
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Vigil
The time spent awake to keep watch or to pray
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Efficacious prayer
Prayer to help and encourage the deceased person
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Devotions
Practices which create a sense of devotion, love and affection for God
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Hail Mary
A prayer addressed to Jesus' mother, Mary. Catholics believe closeness to Mary is closeness to Christ
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Mystery of the Rosary
The Joyful, sorrowful,glorious and luminous mysteries concentrate on moments in the life of Christ or Mary
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Novena
Nine days of public or private prayer for special occassions or intentions
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Relics
An object connected with a saint such as physical remains, belongings, or something they used/touched
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Vatican II
The second Vatican Council - an ecumenical council held between 1962-1965
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Blessed Sacrament
The real presence of Jesus in the consecrated bread and wine, either to be consumed or adored
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Genuflect
To bend the knee or touch the ground (with one knee) as a gesture of respect
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Monstrance
A decorative frame used to hold and display the consecrated host
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Crucifixion
The death of Jesus on the cross
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Penance
A punishment or an act of reperation which shows repentance
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Transfiguration
A change in appearence or form; the unveiling of Jesus as the Messiah alongside the support of Moses and Elijah
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Kingdom of God
The rule of God over all creatures and things
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Catechesis
Teaching, usually in classes such as for confirmation or Holy communion. It is focused on an increased understanding of the faith for those who have already been baptised or accepted the faith
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