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The most recent ecumenical council, called the Second Vatican Council, taking place from 1961-1965. It made major revisions in many area's of Church's life.

A reverencing of the cross by a kiss, bow or genuflection.

A category of sin that is considered less serious to distinguish it from mortal or serious sin.

The giving of holy communion to a person before they die.

Mary was a virgin (had no sexual relations) when she became pregnant with Jesus. That is how she knew that this was an action of God.

Mary : Blessed among all women

In Christian understanding God calls each of us who are baptized to share in the mission and ministry of Jesus Christ. God calls and we respond.