Type
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Description

The Holy Ghost/Spirit is the ______________ person of the Holy Trinity third
The day on which the Holy Spirit came down upon the Apostles is called _____________. Pentecost
Christ sent the Holy Ghost to sanctify His Church, to enlighten and _______________ the Apostles strengthen
The Holy Spirit made it possible for Jesus' Apostles to preach the _____________. Gospel
The Holy Spirit will be with the Church _____________. forever
One of the effects of the Redemption: grace
A divine virtue by which we firmly believe the truths which God has revealed faith
A divine virtue by which we firmly trust that God will give us eternal life and the means to obtain it. hope
A divine virtue by which we love God above all things for His own sake, and our neighbor as ourselves for the love of God. charity
God's grace is ________________ in order to achieve salvation necessary
The visible head of the Church: pope
The invisible head of the Church: Jesus
The Mark of the Church that describes her universal nature. Catholic

Pentecost Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The eleven followers of Jesus apostles
Visited the apostles when they were scared Jesus
Jesus promised to send the _______ _________. Holy Spirit
How did the Holy Spirit present himself? Fire
The event in which the apostles were fill with the Holy Spirit. Pentecost
The ______ was an effect of Pentecost. church
Addressed a crowd and made them realize their sin peter
What did the apostles feel before the tongues of fire appeared on their heads? wind
How many days after Jesus' Resurrection did the Holy Spirit arrive? fifty
The Holy Spirit ________ the Church. guides
The Holy Spirit has never ________ the Church. left
How many apostles were there during Pentecost? Eleven

Section 1 The Church Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Also known as a “particular” or “local” Church, the regional community of believ-ers, who commonly gather in parishes, under the leadership of a bishop. At times, a diocese is determined not on the basis of geography but on the basis of language or rite Diocese
The Church’s official, public, communal prayer. It is God’s work, in which the People of God par-ticipate. The Church’s most important liturgy is the Eucharist, or the Mass Liturgy
To represent or pre-figure a person before his or her life or an event before it occurs Foreshadow
In general, the line of authority in the Church; more narrowly the Pope and the bishops, as succes-sors of the Apostles, in their authoritative roles as leaders of the Church hierarchy
Refers to receiving the Body and Blood of Christ. In general, your companionship and union with Jesus and other baptized Christians in the Church. This union has its origin and high point in the celebration of the Eucharist. In this sense the deepest vocation of the Church is Communion Communion
The fiftieth day fol-lowing Easter, which commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the early Apostles and disciples. Pentecost
To give life to animate
To make holy; sancti-fication is the process of becoming closer to God and growing in holiness, taking on the righteousness of Jesus Christ with the gift of sanctifying grace sanctify
A prayer form in which one asks God for help and forgiveness Petition
A prayer on behalf of another person or group. intercession
A special gift or grace of the Holy Spirit given to an individual Chris-tian or community, commonly for the benefit and building up of the entire Church charism
The word refers to a person gifted with the charism or graces of the Holy Spirit such as healing, prophecy, and speaking in tongues. Because self-deception is always possible, the charisms claimed by such a per-son must be verified by the Church charismatic
The Church’s living teaching office, which consists of all bishops, in communion with the Pope, the Bishop of Rome. Magisterium
The gift given by the Holy Spirit to the Pope and the bishops in union with him to teach on matters of faith and morals without erro infallibility
Of or relating to the Trinity or the doctrine of the Trinity Trinitarian
The proclamation of the Good News of Jesus Christ through words and witness evangelization
A non-Jewish person. In the Scriptures the Gentiles were the uncircumcised, those who did not honor the God of the Torah. In the New Testament, Saint Paul and other evangelists reached out to the Gentiles, baptizing them into the family of God Gentile
Of or relating to Greek history, culture, or art after Alexander the Great Hellenistic
Speaking, acting, or thinking about God, Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary, or the saints in a way that is irreverent, mocking, or offensive blasphemy
A person who suffers death because of his or her beliefs. The Church has canon-ized many martyrs as saints. martyr

Christian Vocations Unit 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The age at which a person can be moraly responsible. This is generally regarded to be the age of seven. Age of Reason
The three Sacraments--Baptism, Confirmation, and the Eucharist--through which we enter into full membership in the Church. Sacraments of Initiation
The teachings of Jesus during the Sermon on the Mount in which he describes the actions and attitudes that should cahracterize Chrisitnas and by which one can discover genuine meaning and happiness. Beatitudes
Comes from a Greek word meaning "a learner." A disciple of Jesus is one who has made the decision to learn from Him. disciple
The gifts proper to each of the Seven Sacraments. sacramental graces
The grace that heals our human nature wounded by sin and restores us to friendship with God by giving us a share in the divine life of the Trinity. Sanctifying grace
Unconditional love. A Greek word used in Scripture and by the early Christians to discribe a self-giving love that puts aside one's own immediate self-interest for the interest of another. agape
God's interventions and support for us in the everyday moments of our lives. Actual graces are important for conversion and for continuing growth in holiness. actual graces
A special gift or grace of the Holy Spirit given to an individual Christian or community, commonly for the benefit and building up of the entire Church. charism
Perfumed olive oil that has been consecrated. It is used for anointing in the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Orders. Sacred Chrism
The grace that heals our human nature wounded by sin and restores us to friendship with God by giving us a share in the divine life of the Trinity. It is a supernatural gift of God that works to make us holy. sanctifying grace
The work of salvation accomplished by Jesus Christ mainly through his Passion, death, Resurrection, and Ascension. Paschal Mystery
The term -------------has three inseparable meanings: People of God, diocese, assembly of believers--one, holy, Catholic, apostolic Church

5th Grade CCD Study List Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

God's making known over time the mystery of himself and his divine plan Divine Revelation
Jesus is the ____. God revealed himself most fully in Jesus. Word of God
Supernatural gift and power from God. Faith
Two words mean "Holy Writings," inspired by the Holy Spirit Sacred Scripture
he Holy Spirit guiding human writers to communicate God's Word Inspiration of the Bible
First five books of the Old Testament Pentateuch
The "Good News" of God's love revealed in the life, suffering, death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Gospels
The one God who is three persons Holy Trinity
Announcement to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel that God has chosen her to be the mother of Jesus Annunciation
Qualities of God that help us understand the mystery of God Attributes of God
The name Jesus used for God the Father Abba
Title for Jesus that says he is the Messiah (Savior) Christ
A title for Jesus that states Jesus is truly God Lord
The mystery of the Son of God becoming man Incarnation
Jewish feast celebrating God's sparing Hebrew children from death and passage of His people from slavery to freedom Passover
The "passing over" of Jesus from life through death: the Passion (Suffering), Resurrection and Ascension Paschal Mystery
The rising of Jesus from the dead Resurrection
A going up; return of Jesus to glory to his Father in heaven Ascension
Passing on of the teachings of Christ by the Church Sacred Tradition
Graces or gifts given by the Holy Spirit to build up the Church for the good of all people Charisms
One who speaks up for someone. The Holy Spirit is the advocate Jesus promised would come. Advocate
The Body of Christ Church
One, holy, catholic, apostolic -- the four signs or essential qualities of the Church Marks of the Church
All people and creation living in communion with God Kingdom of God
All the faithful followers of Jesus Communion of Saints
Seven main liturgical celebrations of the Church, given to us by Jesus Christ Sacraments
The work of the Church Liturgy
The cycle of seasons and feasts that make up the Church's year of worship Liturgical year
Sacrament in which we become members of the Church Baptism
The blessed oil used in Baptism, Confirmation and Holy Orders Chrism
God's sharing His own life with us to help us do His work Grace
Sacrament of Christmas initiation that strengthens graces of Baptism Confirmation
During Confirmation, when he Bishop extends hands over candidates, asking God to pour out the Holy Spirit Laying on of hands
Fruit of the Holy Spirit in which a person has a forgiving heart Mercy
Sacrament where we receive God's forgiveness Penance and Reconciliation
Reconciliation/Penance and Anointing of the Sick Sacraments of Healing
A virtue where we treat others as we want to be treated Kindness
a sacrament that strengthens our faith and hope when we are ill or dying Anointing of the Sick
A virtue, a gift from God to help us know and believe him Faith
Sacrament consecrating a man to serve the church Holy Orders
A virtue that lets us see our value as children of God Humility
Sacrament uniting two people to serve each other and the church Matrimony
Virtue that lets us know what is good and choose to do it Prudence

Making Moral Choices Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a good habit that helps us to do good and avoid evil Virtue
the supernatural virtues of faith, hope, and charity, which are given to our souls at Baptism along with sanctifying grace Theological Virtues
the virtue through which we receive the power to believe in God and in all that He has revealed through Christ and the Church Faith
the virtue which makes it possible for Christians to trust in God Hope
a virtue otherwise known as love; the greatest of the three supernatural virtues; this is the virtue by which we love God above all things and our neighbor as ourselves Charity
the virtue that gives us the ability to make the right choices in life Prudence
the virtue that gives us the power to control ourselves. Temperance
the virtue which helps us to live honestly by respecting the rights of others Justice
the virtue that helps us to face every difficulty or danger with inner peace and courage Fortitude
the virtuous life that Jesus summed up in his Sermon on the Mount Beatitudes
habits of doing wrong actions Vices
a free, unearned gift from god that allows us to restore our communion with him Grace
a supernatural gift that perfects and heals imperfect human nature. Sanctifying Grace

Chapter 3 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the state of sin that according to Christian theology characterizes all human beings as a result of Adam's fall. Original Sin
The chosen people of God. They are descendants of Abraham through Isaac and Jacob. Israelites
The identity that connects you to a large group of people. Communal Identity
A teaching of the Roman Catholic Church explaining that those who desire baptism, but are not baptized with water through the Christian ritual because of death, nevertheless receive the fruits of Baptism at the moment of death if their grace of conversion included "divine and Catholic faith", an internal act of perfect charity, and perfect contrition by which their soul was cleansed of all sin. Baptism of Desire
An immoral act considered to be a transgression against divine law. Sin
1.the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Gratitude
The Christian church characterized by an episcopal hierarchy with the pope as its head and belief in seven sacraments and the authority of tradition. Roman Catholic Church
An act of communion with God, such as in devotion, confession, praise, or thanksgiving. Prayer
Someone through whom the will of God is made known. Prophet
Our lives are meaningless unless connected to one another. Human Truth
"It is not good for man to be alone." (Genesis 2:18) Religious Truth
The power of ________________ is the power to serve. Ordination
The consecrated bread of the Eucharist. Body Of Christ
Subject to the authority of God Subordinate
Every Christian who by virtue of their baptism is called to consecrate the world to God in his or her daily life. Priest
deliverance from sin and its consequences, believed by Christians to be brought about by faith in Christ. Salvation
Each person regards every other as a fellow ruler. Radical equality
The power to make the choices which will will enable us to fill our potential and become the people we were created to be. Freedom
To be annointed by God Royalty
God created us to be one with _____________. others
The presence of ________________ makes us who we are. The Holy Spirit
The most necessary in all life Gods Love
Christians are to rule as Jesus did, through service and self-______________. Sacrafice
The individual members of the People of God must live and act as __________ if they are to fulfill their role as the body of Christ on earth. one
God did not create human beings to live in _______________. isolation

Articles 8 & 9 of the Nicene Creed Quiz Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

"catholic" can mean 'in totality,' 'in keeping with the whole,' or ___________ universal
Christ commissioned His ____ to go forth and make disciples of all nations, and to teach all that He had commanded. apostles
Title of the Holy Spirit that is usually used as a title for Jesus Lord
The Holy Spirit used this symbol when He descended upon Jesus at His baptism. dove
The Church is ___ because it was founded by Christ on the apostles, and according to His divine will, has always been governed by their lawful successors. apostolic
The Church is one in ____ because all the members accept and proclaim the same beliefs. faith
The Holy Spirit is the Third Person of the ____. Trinity
The deposit of faith in the Catholic Church consists of Sacred Scripture and Sacred ____. Tradition
The 1st heresy of the Catholic Church. It claimed secret teachings were revealed to only a select few. Gnosticism
___ are the successors of the Apostles today in the Church. Bishops
What is the 'true Church of Christ' founded by Jesus. Catholic
No other Church has the ____ marks of the 'true Church of Christ.' four
Only the Catholic Church possesses the mark of one because of its ____ in faith, sacraments and a visible head (the pope). unity
____ is the inspired word of God which reveals to members of the Church what Jesus taught His apostles. Scriputre
The Catholic Church is ____ because of her intimate connection to God, showing that she has been set apart. holy
Nicaea I was the first ____ council of the Church, and gave us the Nicene Creed ecumenical
___ is the founder of the Catholic Church Jesus
Moral teachings, evangelical counsels and ___ are the 3 ways the Church supports holiness. sacraments
____ is the perpetual and visible source and foundation of the unity of bishops and the multitude of the faithful. Pope
The Catholic Church is ___ because all its members profess the same faith, have the same sacrifice and sacraments, and are united under the Pope. one
Pope ____ is the current Holy Father - the head of the Catholic Church Francis
Bishop Daniel ____ is the current Bishop of the Diocese of Peoria Jenky
The Gifts of the Holy Spirit include: Understanding, Wisdom, Counsel, Fortitude, Piety, Fear of the Lord and ____. knowledge
Macedonian Heresy denied the divinity of the ____ ____ (2 words, no space) HolySpirit
The Scriptures cannot be directly applied to our language, culture and age without ____ interpretation

Chapter 4 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an official teaching of the Church based upon the Revelation of Christ doctrine
infallible, irreformable truths which we believe have been specifically revealed by God dogma
said that Christians should reject everything that wasn't explicitly Christian, wrote Prescription Against Heretics Tertullian
bishop of Lyons who said that humans are created in God's image and that God values our physical AND spiritual selves Irenaeus
name for those books which have been accepted by the Church as normative for faith canon
the central Christian mystery that one God is in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit Trinity
truth based on observation and measurements scientific truth
truth based on Revelation religious truth
tried to purge Christianity of everything Jewish and pro-materialistic, believed that Jesus was sent to free humans of their physical selves Marcion
Christians who worked to defend the Church and make it look acceptable to outsiders; known as "Defenders of the Faith" apologists
conscious, deliberate denial of one or more truths about the faith by a member of the Church heresy
false belief that claimed that although Jesus had a human body, he had no human soul Apollinarianism
gathering of all the Catholic bishops of the world ecumenical council
the teaching authority of the Church made up of the bishops and the Pope Magisterium
attribute of the pope and bishops which ensures that they are free from error when speaking about faith/morals infallibility
Jesus is both fully human and fully _____ divine
the process by which Jesus took on flesh and entered human history Incarnation
creed of the Church that is considered to be a summary of the apostles' faith Apostles' Creed
title for Jesus that refers to his relationship with the other Persons of the Trinity Son of God
all of the ways the faith has been passed on (creeds, doctrines, decisions of the magisterium, etc.) Tradition

Nicene Creed Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

I believe in one God, the Father ______________, ALMIGHTY
maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and______________. INVISIBLE
I ___________ in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages. BELIEVE
_____ from _____, Light from Light, true _____ from true _____, GOD
begotten, not made, ________________ with the Father; through him all things were made. CONSUBSTANTIAL
For us men and for our _____________ he came down from heaven, SALVATION
and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the ________________, and became man. (2 words) VIRGIN MARY
For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate, he suffered death and was buried, and rose again on the third day in accordance with the ______________. SCRIPTURES
He _____________ into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. ASCENDED
He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead and his _____________ will have no end. KINGDOM
I believe in the ___________, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, (2 words) HOLY SPIRIT
who with the Father and the Son is adored and glorified, who has spoken through the _____________. PROPHETS
I believe in one, holy, catholic and ____________ Church. APOSTOLIC
I confess one Baptism for the forgiveness of sins and I look forward to the _______________ of the dead and the life of the world to come. Amen. RESURRECTION

Chapter 3 Vocabulary (#21 answer is the 1st letter of every word.) Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The visit by the angel Gabriel announcing to Mary that she would be the Mother of the Savior. Annunciation
The Church dogma that teaches that the Blessed Mother, because of her unique role as the Mother of God, was taken directly to Heaven when her earthly life was over. Assumption
Seeing God face-to-face in Heaven. This is the source of eternal happiness and the final union with the Triune God for all eternity. Beatific Vision
A traditional designation given to theologians of the first 8 centuries. Their teachings made a lasting mark on the Church. Church Fathers
The 9 armed expedition by Christians that were intended to drive the Muslims our of the Holy Land. Crusades
Also known as Yom Kippur. The holiest day of the year for the Jewish people. Day of Atonement
A church writer great learning and holiness whose works the Church has highly recommended for studying and living the faith. Doctor of the Church
Another name for the Christian Family. Domestic Church
They are vows of personal poverty, obedience to a bishop or the the superior of the religion, and chastity understood as a lifelong celibacy. Evangelical counsels
The belief that the Virgin Mary was conceived without Original Sin. Immaculate Conception
A Church tribunal established in the 13th century that was designed to curb heretical teachings and beliefs. Inquisition
A prayer of petition for the sake of others. Intercession
Also know as the Divine Office, it is a prayer of the church. Liturgy of the Hours
A serious violation of God's law of love that results in the loss of sanctifying grace within the soul of the sinner. Mortal Sin
A 9 day prayers for a certain intention. Novena
A sacred sign that resembles the sacraments. Sacramental
The grace of the Holy Spirit, that were given by Christ and that is proper to each sacrament. Sacramental Graces
The return of Christ to earth at the Last Judgement. Second Coming
A trait of God that refers to his otherness and being infinitely beyond and independent of creation. Transcendence
The destiny we have in this life and in the hereafter. Vocation
The priesthood of all the baptized. This is where we share in Christ's work of Salvation. CPOTF