522 • Conclusion and Appendices
those who hear the word of God
and observe it” (Lk 11:28).
OIL OF THE CATECHUMENS:
Oil blessed by the bishop during
Holy Week to be used in preparing
a candidate for the Sacrament
OIL OF THE SICK:
Oil blessed by
the bishop in Holy Week to be used
for the Sacrament of Anointing of
the Sick. In necessity, a priest may
also bless this oil.
The term refers to the
Ten Commandments and the way
a faithful Israelite was called to
observe them; following this Law
was the manner in which a believer
held up their part of the old cov-
enant with God.
The first part
of Sacred Scripture that contains
the Pentateuch (the first five books),
the Historical Books, Wisdom
Literature and Prophetic books.
These come to us from the people
of Ancient Israel before the com-
ing of Christ. The books of the Old
Testament were inspired by God.
nation for the period during the
Church’s Liturgical Year that
falls outside the times of Advent,
Christmas, Lent, and Easter.
ORIGINAL HOLINESS AND
The “grace of original
holiness was to share in divine
life” (CCC, no. 375). “The inner
harmony of the human person, the
harmony between man and woman,
and finally the harmony between
the first couple and all creation,
comprised the state called ‘original
justice’” (CCC, no. 376).
The personal sin
of disobedience committed by the
first human beings, resulting in the
deprivation of original holiness and
justice and the experience of suf-
fering and death. It also describes
the fallen state of all human beings,
including the experience of con-
cupiscence, ignorance of God, and
suffering and death.
A name, given to the
Holy Spirit by Jesus, which means
adviser or consoler.
Sacraments Jesus Christ enacts his
Paschal mystery. In speaking of
the Paschal Mystery we present
Christ’s death and Resurrection as
one, inseparable event. It is
because it is Christ’s passing into
death and passing over it into new
life. It is a
because it is a