Flashcards in 7th Religion - Chapter 8 Deck (25)
What enables us to carry out our mission as Christ disciples?
Where do we get sacramental grace?
Through the work of the Holy Spirit
What gives us grace that they signify?
A sacrament will only accomplish what it intends if what?
The person receiving the sacrament is open to cooperating with God's grace.
Which sacraments are a permanent character, or seal, so they are celebrated only once?
Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Orders
What does RCIA stand for?
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Where does RCIA take place?
In the midst of the parish community
What are the three steps in RCIA?
What does Initiation include?
Celebration of the Sacraments of
1. Baptism - a person is reborn
2.Confirmation - strengthened
3.Eucharist - nourished
During the Sacrament of Confirmation, we are anointed with a mixture of olive oil and balsam which is called?
Symbol of being clothed with Christ and sign of new dignity?
Two people who represent the Christian community and promise to assist the newly baptized to grow in faith?
Symbol that shows that the newly baptized is cleansed of sin, dies with Christ and is raised up with him to eternal life?
Sign of being strengthen and healed
Promises the newly baptized makes to reject evil and to believe in the Trinity and the truths of the faith?
profession of faith
Symbol of the light of faith and the call to walk as children of light
Sign made on the forehead of the newly baptized as a reminder of the saving power of Christ's Death and Resurrection?
Sign used in anointing that shows that the newly baptized has received the Holy Spirit and shares in the priesthood of Christ
What happens in Confirmation?
Your baptismal gifts are deepened and perfected - the Holy Spirit comes to you more fully
What is the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)?
Is the process through which people become disciples of Jesus and join the Catholic Church
Why are the Sacraments of Initiation important?
They make a person a member of the Church and empower him or her to carry out the mission of Christ in the world.
The person who assists a candidate in learning about the Catholic faith?
A person who studies the teachings of the Gospel and the Church and prepares to receive the Sacrament of Initiation?
Liturgical celebration at which a person celebrates the Sacraments of Initiation?