Year 11 - Catholic Rituals

Baptism

Initiation into the Christian faith

Confirmation

A sacrament to seal Baptism and bring about more graces of the Holy Spirit

Eucharist

The sacrament of the Lord's Supper in which the bread and wine become the body and blood of Christ

Holy Matrimony

The union of a man and women in the eyes of God

Liturgy

A prescribed form of public religious worship

Funeral rite

Ceremony that celebrates, remembers the life and sanctifies the body of a deceased person

Sacrament

An outward sign of invisible grace - official Christian ritual

Blessing with Holy water

Signing oneself with water blessed by a priest

Sign of the Cross

Expression of the Holy Trinity used in prayer and other rituals

Homily

Commentary that follows the reading of the Gospel

Genuflect

Kneeling on one or both knees to show reverence to the Eucharist

Grace before meals

Saying a prayer before eating to thank God for the gift of food