in any deliberate pleasure arising from the natural sexual appetite. Also the process of purifying the chalice during Mass. Coats of arms, n.pl. Said of a thing spoken in allegory. The censure deprives that one of spiritual advantages or benefits connected with spiritual matters. (2) A collection of writings which have authority. Blessed Sacrament celebrated on the Thursday following the first Sunday after Pentecost. It denied that Christ had a human rational soul but affirmed that He had a human sensitive soul, and that the Divine Word took the place of the rational soul. Work to advance the cause of Christ in temporal and spiritual matters, first, in ourselves, second, in our families, and third, in the associations of our social life. Apocalypse, n.; Gr., L. The name applied to the last book of the New Testament written by St. John the Evangelist and containing his revelation concerning the future of the Church. (2) The room or separate dwelling of a monk; his living quarters. Churchyard, n.; Gr., L., A.S. Cask, n.; L., It. "I am in the Father, and the Father in me." ), n. Cappa, n.; L. A cape; a long cloaklike garment worn over the shoulders. for the determination of the Church Traditional Catholic Femininity and Biblical Womanhood. Concomitance, n.; L. The presence of Christ's Body and Blood, under either consecrated Declared by the Church to be "absolutely null and void" in the Bull Apostolicae Curae (1896). solar cycle is of twenty-eight years, (2) A symbol of the authority of the bishop; also a symbol of authoritative teaching. Learn more in the Cambridge English-Chinese traditional Dictionary. Coat (the holy), n.; O.Fr. Cellarer, n.; L. The procurator of a monastery; the one in charge of buying, storing, and dispensing food at a monastery. Creed, n.; L. A listing of the principal articles of faith; a prayer in which the articles of faith are contained and which may be said as a profession of faith. An instrument for sprinkling holy water; usually a rod with a perforated metal bulb at the end from which holy water is shaken. Sometimes used as a name for lying-in hospitals for the poor and for public day nurseries. It becomes a grievous sin when it is not reasonable and leads to other grievous sins such as injustice, neglect to pay just debts, dishonesty, etc. (3) In cathedral, collegiate, and conventual churches, that part of the building raised up and closed off from the nave where the canons or monks (or nuns) have their stalls. doctrine of living intimately the life of Christ by manifesting Christ in all our actions. (Cf. Agrapha (ag-ra-fa), n.pl. A diocesan council is called a synod. Amen, interj. a diocesan bishop which assists in Cycle, n.; Gr., L, A series The name of the Feast of the Luna, Capsula.). ), Commutation, n.; L. The substitution of another work for the fulfillment of an obligation; particularly with reference to the obligation assumed by one in making a vow, (Cf. doing of something forbidden, as distinguished from a sin of omission which consists in the neglect to do something commanded. In the Mass, the washing and consuming by the priest of this wine and water. Grace.). The seven capital sins are: pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth. The term is applied to a papal consistory which is a group of cardinals presided over by the Pope and deliberating upon matters of ecclesiastical importance. (a) An altar is designated as a side altar when it is an altar other than the high altar, (b) Doubled altar is an altar built so that Mass can be offered on either side of it. by sale, mortgage, exchange, lease, gift, etc. It is chiefly a European term and institution. (1) A frame shaped like a bier covered with a black cloth or pall and used during Masses of the dead when the coffin and corpse are not present and over which the absolution for the assisting a pastor in caring for Alienation, n.; L.The transference of title on property rights to Church property to another; e.g. Work to advance the cause of Christ in temporal and spiritual matters; first, personally, second, in the family, and third, in the associations of social life. Allegory, n.; Gr., L. A story or metaphor used in Sacred Scripture; a parable; the description of one thing under the image of another thing. (2) A fanatical sect of the Middle Ages given to nudism. It is fastened with a clasp in front called the morse and usually has a smaller cape resting on the shoulders. the bishop as a church notary whose duly it is to care for the diocesan archives, keep the records, and write up official documents. (Cf. Chaplet, n.; L., O.Fr. Accidie (ak-see-dee), n.; L. The sin of spiritual laziness. Also called hosts. ; L. A philosophical term applied to one existing independent of all else; a mode of existing of oneself. Absolution from censures is governed in accordance with the offense and the penalty attached; Any property, movable or immovable owned by a moral personality created by the Church, such as parish, religious house, and the like. Crib, n.; L., A.S. Covetousness is one of the capital sins because it easily leads to other sins. of people with the intention of Commemoration, n.; L. Act of remembrance a prayer of the Mass. Ark, n.; L. (i) The boat built and used by Noe at the time of the deluge. (Cf. completed, e.g., counting from one During a solemn high Mass the chalice and burse and humeral veil for the subdeacon are placed upon it when not in use at the altar. A liturgical book containing the ordinary and Canon of the Mass and some liturgical forms proper to prelates. The traditional latin massis admired for its solemnity and reverence. (Cf. Concurrence, n.; L Term applied to the Joining in vespers of two offices which follow The financial executor of the Holy See. Archdiocese, n.; Gr., L. A diocese or jurisdiction of an archbishop; usually it is the metropolitan see of an ecclesiastical province. of secular canons. It derives its name from the custom of placing blessed ashes of burnt palms on the foreheads of the faithful in the form of a cross to remind them of death and the necessity of penance. (4) Absolutions in the breviary are those short petition prayers said before the lessons in matins. ; Gr., L. Rigorous; practicing mortification; strict in observance. ; L. The term used to denote the oneness of the nature of Christ with that of the Father and the Holy Ghost, and the oneness of Christ's substance with God. (Cf. (2) — church. Fr. The basic motivation for Catholic Action. Collection, n.; L. Offering, usually made in money, taken up during services in the church; an alms offered during Mass. The last hour of the Holy Office; the final prayer in the hours of the breviarium. sing. Gr., L. Instructions in Christian doctrine, usually of the question and answer form, by which the elements of faith or belief are taught to children or those preparing to enter the Church as converts. Through the anointing with chrism on the forehead of the person, the Holy Ghost is received to make ore a strong and perfect Christian and a soldier of Jesus Christ. pl. A prophetical book of the Old Testament;the author of this book who lived in the eighth century B.C. (2) An early Christian writer of the first four centuries who vindicated the faith against paganism. Casuistry, n.; L., Fr. Now sometimes applied to a chaplain of a charitable institution. the equilateral cross, the four arms being equal in length, (b) Latin the cross in which the transverse beam is shorter th;in the upright and the headpiece projects above the transverse bar. days fall on the same days of the ; Gr. In the Church it has come to mean a rule of belief or conduct. L. Depending upon conditions. Altar cloths, n. Calotte, n.; It. Also equiprobabilism. It consists essentially in the triple repetition of the Hail Mary, to which in later times have been added three introductory versicles and a concluding versicle and prayer. curia is the court and personnel of ", Conopaeum, n.; L. Also: conopeum or conopium. arising from the sexual impulse in unmarried persons, and moderating within the bounds of right reason acts pertaining to sexual relations in the married. The ordinary minister of this sacrament is the bishop who signs the person with chrism in the Sign of the Altar piece, n.; L., A.S. A painting at the back of the main altar; decorative statuary on the Literally, a priest given charge of a chapel; a priest appointed to exercise the sacred ministry in an institution such as a convent or hospital; one appointed to serve in a particular way, as, e.g., an army chaplain. Concordat, n.; L., Fr. principal words in each text. Catechumen, n.; Gr. Archbishop.). This may be an attack against the clergy themselves or attempts to stop their work, or it may be simply an habitual spirit of antagonism. His authority is the administration of the property of the abbey, the enforcing of the rule, the exercise of quasi-episcopal powers, as he has the privilege of conferring Tonsure and Minor Orders, and a limited use of the Pontificals, and he may at times pontificate. Creche, n.; Fr. ; Gr., L. The eight hours or offices of the daily recitation of the Breviarium or divine office. pi. Celebret, n.; L. A testimonial letter by a bishop or major superior of an exempt clerical in- Also called auricular confession. A name given to the Holy Eucharist, especially the consecrated elements reserved in the tabernacle for adoration, or for the sick. Alleluia, n., interj. The Church law. Absolution, n.; L.(1) The remission of sin by an authorized priest in the Sacrament of Penance; the judicial act of forgiving; sacramental forgiveness. The need for a modern Catholic dictionary seems obvious. (1) Seraphim, Cherubim, Thrones; Character, n.; Gr., L. In theological usage, a spiritual mark imprinted upon the soul by the reception of the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Orders. ; L. (1) An ordinance in canon law, of an ecclesiastical authority, either by letter or decree. Chrism is blessed on Maundy Thursday, (Cf. ; Gr. Confraternity, n.; L., Fr. Azyme, n.; Gr. They need not be separate acts but can exist as habits or vices. Acts, n.pl,; L., Fr. The camerlengo of the Sacred College is the secretary-treasurer of the College of Cardinals, (2) Chamberlain is the tide given to those who have duties about the papal apartments. which honor is given to God. Concordance, n.; L., O.Fr. ; Heb. Church Suffering, Church Militant, and Church Triumphant. Custom, n.; L., O.Fr. It should be of gold or silver, or the cup should be of silver and gold lined; it is consecrated by It may be (a) public, when those having a special card of admission from the Major Domo are admitted to the Hall of the Consistory where the Holy Father speaks to them and hears their petitions; or private, when the Holy Father grants a visit to an individual. The one in charge of a diocesan chancery; the priest appointed by A vow of voluntary chastity may be made by a person privately. (2) The rule separating members of a convent from the world by forbidding them to commune with those outside the walls. Sometimes referred to as a baldachin. Council, n.; L. 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