Posts Tagged ‘mass’

The Atonement

An introduction

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The Atonement

An introduction

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The Atonement – what is it? The Atonement is one of the biggest concepts in Christianity. It provides the answer to the question, why did Jesus die? A helpful way of thinking of the atonement is found in the word itself. Christians believe that humankind […]

Communion

Why and how do Christians celebrate this really important shared meal?

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Communion

Why and how do Christians celebrate this really important shared meal?

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What are the most important events in your life? Being born is pretty important, which is why most people remember and celebrate it every year on their birthday. For Christians, communion is an action that helps them remember and celebrate. In communion, Christians eat bread and drink […]

Communion

What do Christians celebrate at Communion?

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Communion

What do Christians celebrate at Communion?

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What are the most important events in your life? How do you celebrate or remember them? Why is communion so important for Christians?   Communion is based on a real event, known as the Last Supper. On the night before Jesus died, he had a […]

Catholic Days of Obligation

What are the special days in the Catholic Church?

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Catholic Days of Obligation

What are the special days in the Catholic Church?

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Catholics believe that there are some days during the year that are so special that every Catholic should go to Mass to celebrate. Every Sunday counts as one of those special days, and there are seven others. Sometimes these days are called ‘Holy Days’ – days […]

Roman Catholic Mass

How do Catholics worship God?

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Roman Catholic Mass

How do Catholics worship God?

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At the centre of Roman Catholic worship is the Mass. Some Catholics go to Mass on Saturday or Sunday evening; all Catholics are supposed to go to at least one of these services. On entering a Catholic Church next to the door there is a […]

Roman Catholic Leaders

What is the role of the Catholic Priest?

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Roman Catholic Leaders

What is the role of the Catholic Priest?

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Each Roman Catholic parish church will have a Priest. Most Roman Catholic Priests are asked to remain celibate, as this allows them to share their lives in service to all, whilst devoting themselves to God alone. The Priest says the Mass each service; he is […]