The Catholic Church Before the Reformation: Beliefs and Practices

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According to the Roman Catholic Church, what did an individual need to go to Heaven?

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1. As a practicing Catholic, Emma will participate in several sacraments. According to the Catholic Church, she will need to be baptized, confirmed, etc. to keep her life on a path to salvation. There is one sacrament Emma will not participate in during her lifetime. Which sacrament will NOT be required of Emma?

2. Steven's wife, Christine, has recently died, and he continues to pray for her. What Catholic belief might help explain this?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment combo will gauge your knowledge of Roman Catholic practices and beliefs in the time before the Reformation. You will be quizzed on the seven sacraments and how an individual could gain entrance to Heaven.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools test the following:

  • What an individual needed to get to Heaven according to the Roman Catholic Church
  • The seven sacraments
  • What an individual could do to help a deceased person's soul leave Purgatory and enter Heaven
  • Term for the transformation of bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ
  • Sacrament that is followed by a priest offering absolution

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Roman Catholic Church in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the seven sacraments
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify how an individual could gain entrance to Heaven according to the Church

Additional Learning

To learn more about this period of Church history, review the corresponding lesson titled The Catholic Church Before the Reformation: Beliefs and Practices. The lesson addresses the following objectives:

  • Learn about the Roman Catholic Church in 1500 C.E.
  • Identify the three sacraments of initiation
  • Know the sacraments of healing
  • Discuss the two 'optional' sacraments
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