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SJS freshmen honors

Religion Vocabulary ch 6-7

TermDefinition
Ascension The entry of Jesus into Heaven forty days after his Resurrection.
Confirmation One of the sacraments of initiation. It completes and confirms the sanctifying grace in Baptism by a special outpouring of the gifts and seal of the Holy Spirit.
Confirmation This Sacrament equips the confirmand for worship and apostolic life in the Church and for Christian witness in the world.
Fruits of the Holy Spirit According to Scripture and Tradition, twelve virtues that result from the presence of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control, modesty, chastity, and goodness
Gifts of the Holy Spirit Effects of the Holy Spirit that help us attain the fullness of Christian life: wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety, fear of The Lord.
Glossolalia Greek word for "speaking in tongues". It describes the charismatic gift of inspired speaking in an unknown language
Inspiration The gift of the Holy Spirit that assisted human authors to write the books of the Bible. god is the ultimate author of Scripture, and so, it teaches faithfully, without error, the saving truth that God has willed to be communicated to us.
Paraclete A name for the Holy Spirit, from the Greek for "called to one's aid," I'm the sense of consoler, advocate, and intercessor
Simony The sin of buying or selling of ecclesiastical offices, sacraments, grace, benefices, or other sacred things
Theological virtues Faith, hope, and charity. Infused into the soul at Baptism, these virtues enable a Christian to partake of the divine nature; they are called "___" because they originate with God and have him as their object
Annunciation The visit of the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary to inform her that she was to be the Mother of the Savior
Annunciation This event was commemorated in the Sacred a liturgy on March 25. After giving her consent to God's word, Mary became the Mother of Jesus by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Ark of the Covenant An ornate box that he,d the tablets of the Law (10 Commandments), the rod of Aaron, and some manna; it represented God's throne on earth. It is also a type and a title for the Blessed Virgin Mary, who carried God the Son in her womb.
Assumption The dogma that recognizes the Blessed Virgin Mary's singular participation in her Son's Resurrection by which she was taken up body and soul into heavenly glory when the course of her earthly life was finished
Betrothed The state of being inaugurated by a promise between a man and woman to enter I to a sacramental covenant of marriage, in the ancient world, and still in some modern cultures, betrothal carries the force of law.
Co-Redemptrix Title given to Mary because of her special role in salvation: by bearing the Christ child and bringing him into the world, she shares in the act of redemption
Divine Motherhood Refers to Mary's motherhood in which she bore the Son of God, Jesus, who had both a divine nature and a human nature
Dogma The revealed teachings of Christ defined to their fullest extent by the authority of the Church's Magisterium. The faithful are obliged to believe the truths of dogmas as defined by the Magisterium
Epiphany From the Greek for "manifestation". The Solemnity of the Epiphany celebrates the Adoration of the Christ Child by the Magi, the baptism of Christ in the Jordan, and his fist miracle at the wedding in Cana.
Gabriel One of the archangels named in Sacred Scripture and the special messenger of God to the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Annunciation (cf. Dan 9:21; Lk 1:19,26)
Glorious Mysteries The forth set of Rosary mysteries: the Resurrection, the Ascension, the Descent of the Holy Spirit, the Assumption of Mary, and the Coronation of Mary as Queen of Heaven
Hail Mary The prayer combining the words wherewith Gabriel greeted Mary at the Annunciation and Elizabeth to Mary at the Visitation; also called the "Angelic Salutation"
Immaculate Conception God's free choice of the BVM from all eternity to be Mother of his Son, if was ordained that from the first moment of her conception, Mary - by a singular grace of God & by virtue of the foreseen merits of Christ - was preserved from all stain of O. Sin.
Immaculate Conception Believed from antiquity, this dogma was solemnly defined by Pope Bl. Pius IX in 1854"
Ineffabilis Deus Apostolic constitution of 1854 by which Pope Bl. Pius IX declared infallibility that Mary was conceived immaculately, i.e., conceives conceived without sin
Intercessor A "go-between" or someone who mediated on one's behalf; in terms of prayer and piety, an angel or saint who petitions God on our behalf
Joyful mysteries The first set of Rosary meditations: The Annunciation, the Visitation, the Birth of Our Lord, the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple, and the Finding of Jesus at the Temple
Lourdes Village in France where the Virgin Mary appeared to St. Bernadette Soubirous on 1858 and referred to herself as the "Immaculate Conception"
Luminous Mysteries The fourth set of Rosary mysteries, established by Pope Bl. John Paul II in 2002: the Baptism of The Lord, the Wedding at Cana, the Proclamation of the Kingdom, the Transfiguration, and the institution of the Eucharist.
Magnificat The inspired prayer or canticle of Mary as she greeted her cousin Elizabeth. It begins, "My soul doth magnify The Lord..."
Mediatrix Term applied to Mary, who intercedes in a special way for her children on earth with her Son in Heaven
Nazareth Birthplace of Mary and hometown for Mary, Joseph, and Jesus
Perpetual virginity Doctrine of the Catholic Church affirming that Mary remained a virgin all her life, been after the birth of Jesus
Rosary A popular devotion centered around the Hail Mary and involving meditations on the "mysteries" of the lives of Jesus and Mary; also the name given to the chain of beads used in reciting the prayers of the devotion.
Simeon The holy man who recognized Jesus as the Christ when he was presented at the Temple
Son of David A title which belongs not only to Solomon but also to Jesus Christ as the promised heir of the Davidic Kingdom
Sorrowful Mysteries The second set of Rosary meditations: the Agony in the Garden, the Scourging, the Crowning of Thorns, the Carrying of the Cross to Calvary,and the Crucifixion
Virgin birth Describes the act by which Mary, without the sexual intimacy with a man, conceived by the Holy Spirit and gave birth of Jesus, the Son of God.
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