Introductory Rites, Liturgy of the Word, Liturgy of the Eucharist, The Concluding Rites
God's love is
What is the greatest love of all?
Kills your relationship with God
Weakens your relationship with God
Liturgy of the Word, Liturgy of the Eucharist
TWO MAIN parts of MASS?
School Charism Compassion
Who acts and speaks with concern for others.
School Charism GOODNESS
Who reflects the image of God in thought, word and action.
From the Latin tradere, meaning "to hand on."
Books which contain the truth of God's Revelation and were composed by human authors inspired by the Holy Spirit
Proof's of God's Existence
arguments show that we can know God through human reason alone.
We know God through Natural Revelation and?
human reason, and intellect
The fullest way in which God has revealed himself is through?
An example of divine revelation that can be found in the sacred Christian writings
The Old and New Testaments were ________ by the Holy Spirit
Revelation about God through Sacred Scripture is called
1. Examples of Natural Revelation
The Physical World, 5 Proofs for God's Existence
The process by which God makes himself known to human reason through the created world.
The Deposit of Faith
The heritage of faith contained in Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition, handed on in the Church from the time of the Apostles, from which the Magisterium draws all that it proposes for belief as being divinely revealed.
The Church's living teaching office, which consists of all bishops, in communion with the Pope.
Both are equally important because they contain God's Revelation and are divinely inspired by the Holy Spirit.
Sacred Scripture or Sacred Tradition
5 Logical Proofs for the existence of God is an example of
God's communication through the Magisterium, the teaching office of the Church.
The twenty-seven books of the Bible written in apostolic times which contain the life, teachings, Passion, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension of Jesus Christ?
The forty-six books that make up the first part of the Bible and record salvation history foreshadowing the coming of the Savior, Jesus Christ?
Literal sense of Sacred Scripture
The meaning conveyed by the words of Sacred Scripture that the human authors and the Divine author intended
Allegorical Sense, Moral Sense, Anagogical are
Spiritual senses of Sacred Scripture
To understand the meaning intended by a human author of Sacred Scripture, we need to do what
Carefully read the words and consider the historical circumstances and literary forms/genre.
How do you verify if it was part of the Catholic Bible?
See if it is in the Catholic Canon
What does it mean that "Sacred Tradition and Sacred Scripture form one sacred deposit of the word of God"?
It means God's revelation is safely transmitted through both Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition
To say "Sacred Scripture is Inspired by God" is to say
God and the human authors freely cooperated together to write God's Word in human words
A collection of sacred writings recognized as the Word of God written by men through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit
When reading Scripture, it's important to consider
the time/culture of the author, the language it was originally written in, and its literary genre
Our goal in reading Scripture should be to
figure out what a passage means - what the author was trying to say & what God is trying to reveal.
1. The writing in the Old Testament were originally written in what language(s)
Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek.
How many books are in the protestant canon?
1. How many books are in the Catholic Bible?
Since Sacred Scripture is written by the Holy Spirit (in addition to the human authors), any given passage needs to be interpreted while giving serious attention to all of the following
The content and unity of the whole of Sacred Scripture, The living Tradition of the whole Church, The harmony that exists between all the elements of the Faith
How do you properly read the following biblical citation: Mt 10:10-14?
Matthew, chapter 10, verses 10 through 14
The story of the Bible is very simply a story about
What questions should you ask when interpreting any given passage of the Bible?
What did the human author really intend to mean?, What does God want to reveal/manifest by means of the human authors words?
The divine assistance the Holy Spirit gave the authors of the books of the Bible so the authors could write in human words the salvation message God wanted to communicate.
The complete collection of books the Church recognizes as the inspired written Word of God.
The attribute of the books of Sacred Scripture whereby they faithfully and without error teach that truth which God, for the sake of our salvation, wished to have confided through the Sacred Scriptures
The discernment of persons, events, or things in the Old Testament which prefigure, and thus serve as a "type" (or prototype) of, the fulfillment of God's plan in the person of Christ.
Genre & Literary Forms
Different kinds of writing determined by their literary technique, content, tone, and purpose
The first five books of the Bible
Original holiness and justice
The state of Adam and Eve before sin
Is the initial sign of the Good News that God would not abandon his people and that Eve's offspring would destroy the snake
\_____________ became a religious celebration reminding the Chosen People of God's deliverance, Salvation, fidelity, and love.
God made the _____________ with his Chosen People through Moses, binding himself to his people and giving them the Law so that they would know how to stay faithful.
Why did the monarchy begin?
The Israelites begged for a king.
Israel's greatest king, an ancestor of Jesus Christ, the Messiah, guilty of the sins of adultery and murder.
A young prophet often taught by enacting living symbols and parables, such as the smashing of a clay flask.