What is the Annunciation?
The Annunciation is the announcement by the angel Gabriel to Mary that God chose her to be the mother of Jesus, the Son of God, by the power of the Holy Spirit.
What is the Incarnation?
The word incarnation comes from a Latin word meaning "take on flesh." The term Incarnation is the event in which the Son of God, the second Person of the Holy Trinity, truly bcame human while remaining truly God. Jesus Christ is true God and true man.
What does it mean that Jesus is Lord?
The word lord means "master, ruler, a person of authority and is used in the Old Testament to name God. The designation, or title, "Jesus, the Lord" expresses that Jesus is truly God.
What is the Paschal Mystery?
The Paschal Mystery is the saving events of the Passion, Death, Resurrection, and glorious Ascension of Jesus Christ; the passing over of Jesus from death into a new and glorious life; the name we give to God's plan of Salvation in Jesus Christ.
What is Salvation?
The word salvation comes from a Latin word meaning "to save." Salvation is the saving, or deliverance, of humanity from the power of sin and death through Jesus Christ. All Salvation comes from Christ through the Church.
What is the Resurrection?
The Resurrection is the historical event of Jesus being raised from the dead to a new glorified life after his death on the cross and burial in the tomb.
What is the Ascension?
The Ascension is the return of the Risen Christ in glory to his Father, to the world of the divine.
What is the Second Coming of Christ?
The Second Coming of Christ is the return of Christ in glory at the ned of time to judge the living and the dead; the fulfillment of God's plan in Christ.
What does it mean that Jesus is the Messiah?
The word messiah is a Hebrew term meaning "annointed one." Jesus Christ is the Annointed One, the Messiah, who God promised to send to save his people. Jesus is the Savior of the world.