Comes from the Latin word “missa” that literally means dismissed and refers to the practice in the 6th century of dismissing those in attendance during the Roman Catholic Refers to a formal mode of worship using a regular pattern and standard procedures. This is the type of worship found in the high churches (Catholic, ... more who were not going to partake of the refers to both the bread and wine consumed in the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper and to this sacred rite itself. The term comes from the Greek word ... more prior to that part of the service. Over time, this term was used to refer to the church service where the refers to both the bread and wine consumed in the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper and to this sacred rite itself. The term comes from the Greek word ... more was offered. During the Middle Ages this service converted from a simple communal meal to an elaborate ritual that was deemed an actual renewed sacrifice of Derived from a Greek term meaning anointed and is equivalent to the word “messiah” from Hebrew roots. The anointing references the act of installi... more generating merits to lessen the time of souls in Is the place in Roman Catholic theology where those who die in a state of grace, but not yet clean from the stain of sin, suffer temporal punishment i... more. This is derived from the Latin word for teaching, doctrina, and is an important aspect of Christianity more so than other world religions because Christian... more was rejected by Protestants.