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"The teaching office of the Church, which is all of the bishops in union with the Pope. The Magisterium has the teaching authority to interpret the Word of God found in Scripture and Tradition."

"The teaching office of the Church, which is all of the bishops in union with the Pope."

"Marks of the Church the essential characteristics that distinguish Christ's Church and her mission: one, holy, catholic, and apostolic."

"Marks of the Church the four characteristics that identify Christ's Church: one, holy, catholic, and apostolic."

"A person who gives up his or her life to witness to the truth of Christ and the faith. The word martyr means ""witness. ""."

"The Mother of Jesus; the Mother of God. She is also called ""Our Lady"" because she is the Mother of the Church."

The gathering of Catholics to worship God. It includes the Liturgy of the Word and the Liturgy of the Eucharist.

The gathering of Catholics to worship God. It includes readings from the Bible and the celebration of Holy Communion.

A Sacrament at the Service of Communion in which a baptized man and a baptized woman make a permanent covenant of love with each other and with God.

"The title given to Jesus because, as true God and true man, he is able to reconcile all people to God the Father, bringing us closer to God the Father by his words and saving actions."

Kindness and concern for those who are suffering. God has mercy on us even though we are sinners.

"The promised one who would lead his People. The word Messiah means ""God's anointed, "" or ""God's chosen one. "" Jesus Is the Messiah."

Miracle an event for which there is no scientific explanation because it happened by the power of God. Jesus worked miracles to help us see the presence of the Kingdom of God.

An event that cannot be explained by science because it happened by the power of God.

"Something that cannot be explained by science, but happened by the power of God."

A job or purpose of the Church. The Church's mission is to announce the Good News of God's Kingdom.

People who answer God's call to bring the message of Jesus and announce the Good News of God's Kingdom to people in other places.

People who bring the message of Jesus and announce the Good News of God's Kingdom to people in other places.

Missionary mandate the responsibility given by Jesus to the Church to bring his saving message to everyone.

"A moral virtue and one of the Fruits of the Holy Spirit that helps us dress, talk, and move in appropriate ways."

A building where a community of religious men (or sometimes women) join together in spirituality and service.

"Living in right relationship with God, yourself, and others. It is putting your beliefs into action."

Mortal sin a grave ( very serious) sin by which someone turns completely away from God and breaks his or her relationship with God.

Mortal sin a very serious sin by which someone turns completely away from God.

"Mortal sin the most serious form of personal sin, through which a person breaks his or her relationship with God."

Mortal sin a serious sin that causes a person's relationship with God to be broken.

Mother of God a title given to Mary because she is the Mother of the Son of God who became man.

Murder the deliberate killing of another person when the killing is not in self-defense. It is always gravely sinful.

The deliberate killing of another person when the killing is not in self-defense.

"Mystery a truth of faith that cannot be fully understood but that is believed because God has shown it in Scripture, in the life of Jesus, or in the teachings of the Church."

"A spiritual truth that is difficult to perceive or understand with our senses, but is known through faith and through signs."

"Mystical Body of Christ a name for the Church, whose baptized members are all united to Christ and one another through the Holy Spirit, forming one holy people with Christ as her head."