Who is marriage important to?
The Church and society
What does Saint Paul compare marriage to?
The love of Christ and the Church
What do Catholic marriage vows require?
The witness of a priest or deacon
Who are the minister of Matrimony?
The bride and groom
What is required by most dioceses and recognizes Matrimony’s challenges?
What can never be broken?
An indissoluble bond
In what three ways do married couples reflect God’s faithful way?
Unity of body and soul • Lifelong faithfulness • Openness to children
What type of skills are needed in marriage?
What is our union with God’s holiness and with his holy ones?
The communion of saints
Images of our Unity include:
The household of God • The body of Christ • The Christian Family
Who intercedes for us, and shares their graces with us?
What are the most important days on the Church calendar?
What is the process of recognizing saints?
List two saints that have served in America
Elizabeth Ann Seton • Isaac Joques
What does the immaculate conception mean?
Mary was free from sin from the time of her conception.
What is the most common Catholic prayer to our Lady?
The Hail Mary
Name and describe the four privileges for the Church honors the Blessed Mother.
Mother of God • The Immaculate Conception • Virgin • The Assumption
List t.he three levels of Liturgical celebration
Solemnities- The most important • Feast Days- The more important • Memorial-The final level
List the three essential qualities of a Christian marriage.
Unity of body, heart, and soul • Indissolubility, Lifelong faithfulness • Openness to having children/family
List the major parts of the process of canonization.
An expert in Church matters must study their life. • A report on the person’s life is given to the local bishop • After the information is sent to Rome the person can become “Blessed” if the information is seen as important. • Three miracles attributed to the person’s intercession are required before sainthood.