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1 Celebrating the Liturgy Faith Vocabulary Write the word or term next to its meaning. rituals liturgy Sacraments liturgical year Easter Triduum 1. The seven main sacred signs and causes of grace given to the Church by Christ 2. The work of the Church, the People of God 3. Prayerful words with signs and symbolic actions 4. A time of receiving grace a yearlong celebration 5. Begins on Holy Thursday evening and concludes with the celebration of the Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday Remembering Our Faith Write T next to the statements that are true. Write F next to the statements that are false. Make the false statements true. 6. In the liturgy of the Eucharist, the Holy Spirit prepares the worshiping assembly to encounter Christ. 7. For Christians each year is a celebration of our life in Christ. 8. At Mass, the Church proclaims Moses to be our father in faith. 9. During Ordinary Time we learn the meaning of being a disciple. 10. In every celebration of the Sacraments, God proclaims in our midst the story of his loving plan of creation. Celebrating the Liturgy Chapter 9 9a

2 Read each question and circle the best answer. 11. The persistent ability to combat laziness. a. diligence b. honesty c. sloth d. humility 12. When we celebrate sacramental rituals. a. we can use any signs and symbols we want b. some of the words, signs and symbols cannot be changed c. none of the words, signs, and symbols can be changed 14. What season of the liturgical year lasts fifty days and is a time of proclaiming the mystery of the new life that we have in the Risen Christ? a. Pentecost b. Christmas c. Advent d. Easter 15. The Holiness Code is found in the book of. a. Genesis b. Exodus c. Leviticus d. Numbers 13. During the season of, the Church prepares candidates for Baptism and calls us to renew our commitment to live our Baptism. a. Advent b. Christmas c. Easter d. Lent Understanding Our Faith For questions 16 17, write a response to two of the following. Why does the Church celebrate the liturgy? Why is the Liturgy of the Word a part of every celebration of the liturgy and Sacraments? Why is it possible to go anyplace in the world and celebrate the liturgy? What do we find in the Holiness Code? Living Our Faith Write a short paragraph for your answer. 18. Where in your life right now is God asking you to have faith? 9b Chapter 9 Celebrating the Liturgy

3 The Sacraments of Christian Initiation: Baptism Faith Vocabulary Write the word or term next to its meaning. Christian Initiation sanctifying grace Baptism Chrism water 1. The Sacrament of Christian Initiation in which we are joined to Jesus Christ 2. A symbol of the story of Salvation 3. The liturgical process by which a person becomes a full member of the Church 4. One of the three oils the Church uses in her rituals 5. The grace that heals our human nature wounded by sin Remembering Our Faith Write T next to the statements that are true. Write F next to the statements that are false. Make the false statements true. 6. Throughout the history of God s people, water has been a sign of cleansing from sin and being reborn into new life. 7. Christ instituted or gave the Church the Sacrament of Baptism and four other signs. 8. Baptism, as with all Sacraments, is a work of the Church. 9. In Baptism, we die to sin and enter a period of purification. 10. Through Baptism we become adopted children of God the Father. The Sacraments of Christian Initiation: Baptism Chapter 10 10a

4 Read each question and circle the best answer. 11. Our doorway or gateway to new life in the Holy Spirit and to Salvation in Christ is. a. forgiveness b. Confirmation c. Baptism d. Penance and Reconciliation 12. Modesty encourages a person to respect. a. property b. every human person 14. The Sacrament of Baptism frees us from. a. all future sins b. some of our personal sins c. original and past personal sins 15. How many times may we receive Baptism? a. only once b. two times c. several times c. animals d. the environment 13. The words and actions of the prophets call God s people to. a. sing and dance b. become a powerful nation c. live the Commandments Understanding Our Faith For questions 16 17, write a response to two of the following. Describe one of the effects of Baptism and reflect on its meaning for you. Tell what happened when Jesus was baptized by John. Why is water such an important part of the Sacrament of Baptism? Why can we call John the Baptist the last of the Old Testament prophets? Living Our Faith Write a short paragraph for your answer. 18. When in your life did you, like Charles Lwanga, have to stand up to someone who was doing something wrong and speak the truth? 10b Chapter 10 The Sacraments of Christian Initiation: Baptism

5 The Sacraments of Christian Initiation: Confirmation Faith Vocabulary Write the word or term next to its meaning. Confirmation grace sponsor consecrate anointing with oil 1. Someone who gives spiritual help and encouragement to a person preparing for Confirmation 2. essential to the Rite of Confirmation 3. The Sacrament that strengthens the grace of Baptism 4. We receive this at Confirmation to help us fulfill our responsibilities 5. To set aside and dedicate for a holy purpose Remembering Our Faith Write T next to the statements that are true. Write F next to the statements that are false. Make the false statements true. 6. The bishops are anointed to lead the Church in worshiping God. 7. Anointing in the Old Testament was a sign that the Spirit of God lived in the person who was anointed. 8. Candidates must be free of venial sin in order to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. 9. In the Roman Catholic Church, Confirmation is administered immediately after Baptism. 10. The English word martyr comes from the Greek word meaning saint. The Sacraments of Christian Initiation: Confirmation Chapter 11 11a

6 Read each question and circle the best answer. 11. Candidates are sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit in the Sacrament of. a. Baptism b. Confirmation c. Eucharist d. Holy Orders 12. When a person receives the Sacrament of Confirmation, he or she receives. a. the seven-fold gifts of the Holy Spirit b. immunity from sin c. the ability to speak as a prophet d. all of the above 14. Which of the Three Persons of the Trinity is most closely associated with the Sacrament of Confirmation? a. God the Father b. Jesus, God s Son c. The Holy Spirit 15. The first Book of Samuel tells us about the anointing of. a. Isaiah b. Saul c. Solomon d. David 13. The history of the Church in China dates back to. a AD b. 600 AD c AD d AD Understanding Our Faith For questions 16 17, write a response to two of the following. Explain the importance of oil in the Sacrament of Confirmation. Why does the bishop or priest extend his hands out over those being confirmed? Briefly describe the four requirements for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Describe two of the graces one receives through the Sacrament of Confirmation. Living Our Faith Write a short paragraph for your answer. 18. Which of the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit do you most need in your life now? Why? 11b Chapter 11 The Sacraments of Christian Initiation: Confirmation

7 The Sacraments of Christian Initiation: The Eucharist Faith Vocabulary Write the word or term next to its meaning. Oscar Romero Mass manna Eucharist Saint Dominic de Guzman 1. The main sacramental celebration of the Church 2. He was the Archbishop of San Salvador 3. A bread-like substance produced on a shrub 4. The Sacrament of Christian Initiation in which we receive the Real Presence of Christ 5. Founded the Order of Preachers Remembering Our Faith Write T next to the statements that are true. Write F next to the statements that are false. Make the false statements true. 6. The Eucharist was prefigured in the Old Testament by the manna, the offering of Melchizedek, and the Exile. 7. The Liturgy of the Eucharist is the first part of the Mass. 8. The Church professes the Eucharist as the source and center of her life. 9. During the Eucharistic Prayer the priest pronounces the words of Consecration. 10. The proclamation of God s very own word in the Scriptures is the center of the Liturgy of the Word. The Sacraments of Christian Initiation: The Eucharist Chapter 12 12a

8 Read each question and circle the best answer. 11. The new Passover meal that Jesus gave us is. a. manna b. the Eucharist c. the bread made from wheat d. the Last Supper 12. Which of the following does the Word of God do for us?. a. nourishes our minds and hearts b. inspires us to praise and thank God c. shows us a path for living 14. In the Liturgy of the Eucharist, the Church celebrates the great prayer of. a. petition b. lament c. blessing and thanksgiving d. hope 15. When we receive Holy Communion, we receive. a. a special blessing b. a symbol of Jesus c. special knowledge d. Christ himself d. all of the above 13. The altar is. a. the table of the Lord b. a symbol of Christ c. both a and b Understanding Our Faith For questions 16 17, write a response to two of the following Explain a connection you see between Psalm 105 and the Eucharist. What does the Church celebrate at Mass? Why does the Church call us to obligate ourselves to receive the Eucharist at least once a year? How was Archbishop Romero the bread of life for the poor? Living Our Faith Write a short paragraph for your answer. 18. Besides the Last Supper, summarize another story in the Gospels where bread and/or wine play an important role. 12b Chapter 12 The Sacraments of Christian Initiation: The Eucharist

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