One who has been transformed by the grace of God
saint
One who has been touched by God
holy
The Christian understanding of the end times
eschaton
The study of the last things
eschatology
Jesus' return in glory at the end of time
Second Coming
A title officially conferred upon a saint by the pope or by a general coucil declarying that person to have been particularly holy, wise, and learned, and therefore a source of sound theological teaching for the Church
doctorofthechurch
A title for the writers of the early Church who had a major impact on the developoment of Christian theology and doctrine
fatherofthechurch
A habitual disposition to do good
virtue
Something believed to be particularly important
value
Mary is the _____ faith through her commitment to Christ
model
Christ's saving work which freed humanity from the power of sin and death and restored them to unity with God
redemption
Mary is the sign of the ___________ between God and God's people
newcovenant
The dogma which states that the body of Mary was taken directly to heaven after her death
assumptionofmary
The dogma which states that Mary was free from the stain of Original Sin from the moment of her conception
immaculateconception
Mary has been called mediatrix which means ________
mediator
Mary is the ______ of Christ, therefore she is the ______ of the Church (same word)
mother
Honor given to a person or image because that person or image mediates God making His presence visible and tangible
veneration
A follower of Christ
disciple
"witness"
martyr
An official list of Christian saints and martyrs
martyrology
Martyrs are ______ to Chirst in blood
united
The process by which the Church declares that a particular member of the faithful has practiced heroic virtue in his/her life, has been faithful to God's grace, and is now fully united with God in Heaven
canonization