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8-2 Glossary



Mission - A task or job that someone is given to do
Catholic - Along with One, Holy, and Apostolic, Catholic is one of the four Marks of the Church.  Catholic means "universal".  The Church reaches throughout the world to all people.
Kingdom of God - The Reign of God, which Jesus announced.  It is characterized as a time of justice, peace, and love.  The seed or the beginning of the Kingdom is present on earth right now.  When the Kingdom is fully realized, God will rule over the hearts of all people.
People of God - An image of the Church from the Bible.
Marks of the Church - The four essential features or characteristics of the Church: One, Holy, Catholic (Universal), and Apostolic.
Apostolic - One of the four Marks of the Church, along with One, Holy, and Catholic.  The Church is Apostolic because she was founded on Jesus' Twelve Apostles.
Journey - something suggesting travel or passage from one place to another.
1) something that makes it difficult to think or pay attention
2) something that amuses or entertains you so that you do not think about problems, work, etc.