– the part of the Eucharist when the gifts
of bread and wine are presented by the people at
the altar. A collection of money is often taken
and offered too.
of the Sick - the oil used in the Ministry
of Healing to anoint the sick. In the letter of
St James, we read….
of Chrism – the perfumed oil consecrated
by the bishop on Maundy Thursday, used to anoint
the newly baptised, those being confirmed, those
being ordained priests, kings and queens, and church
of Catechumens – the oil used to
anoint those preparing for Baptism
Testament – the collection of books
that make up the first half of the Christian Scriptures
and the whole of the Jewish Scriptures.
- one of the sacramental rites of the church which
gives authority and the grace of the Holy Spirit
to those being made bishops, priest and deacons.
It is done by laying on of hands by bishops.
Church – a family of churches in
Eastern Europe. Also referred to as the Eastern
or Greek or Russian Orthodox Church. The present
day Eastern Orthodox Church derives from what was
known as the Eastern Roman or Byzantine Empire.
The final separation between the Eastern and Western
Church happened in the year 1054.