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"Venial sin a sin that weakens, but does not destroy, a person's relationship with God."

"Venial sin a sin that hurts a person's friendship with God, but does not completely break it."

The Eucharist given to a person who is near death to sustain him or her on the journey to eternity.

Virtue a good spiritual habit that strengthens and enables you to do what is right and good.

Good spiritual habits that make you stronger and help you do what is right and good. They grow over time with our practice and openness to God's grace.

Good habits that make you stronger and help you do what is right and good.

"The event of Mary, who was pregnant with Jesus, visiting her cousin Elizabeth, who was pregnant with Saint John the Baptist."

The name of Mary's visit to Elizabeth before Jesus was born.

"The purpose for which God made us and a particular way to answer his call, whether as a lay person (married or single), a member of a religious community, or a member of the ordained ministry."

"A particular way to answer God's call, whether as a lay person (married or single), a religious, or a member of the ordained ministry."

God's plan for our lives; the purpose for which he made us.

Solemn promises that are made to or before God.