Presentation on theme: "Today’s Menu: Taste of: -Mediation Main Course: -Mark Theme 3 & 4 Worksheets -Explore the 4 traits of rituals -Dessert: -Begin working on your Chapter."— Presentation transcript:
Today’s Menu: Taste of: -Mediation Main Course: -Mark Theme 3 & 4 Worksheets -Explore the 4 traits of rituals -Dessert: -Begin working on your Chapter 2 study sheet
Rituals What is a ritual? –______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ What are some of the occasions in our lives that are marked by rituals?
4 Characteristics of Rituals Human culture has found ways of surrounding these ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Let us brainstorm of the traits of rituals?
4 Traits of Rituals 1.________________________________. What is tradition? Most important rituals have a long history- what are some examples? A ritual helps to pass on the _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________
4 Traits of Rituals 2. ___________________________________ Have a __________________________ Examples? It is not only a spiritual event; but also a bodily
4 Traits of Rituals 3. ___________________________________ Helps us to give ______________________ Express and make real and effective what the symbolic ritual intended Need our human ability to ___________________________________ ___________________________________
4 Traits of Rituals 4. ___________________________________ Important rituals are not intended for the ______________- they are essential for building ______________________
Church’s Use of Symbols and Rituals _________________________________ –Bring to memory the event of Jesus Christ and ______________________________________ ______________________________________ –In each sacrament, the words recall memories of what God has done in the past –We call upon the Holy Spirit to come and do for us now what was done for our ancestors
Next Class: We are going to be looking at the Church’s symbolic actions –7 Sacraments –Symbols –See you there!!