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Glossary of Church Terms

Alphabetical Listing of Glossary of Church Terms

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Z


F

Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary: Marian feast celebrated on October 7.

Final Doxology: A final prayer of praise of God.

Focolare: A lay movement started in Trent, Italy by Chiara Lubich in 1943, now claiming more than a million followers. Its aim is world unity though the living witness of Christian love and holiness in the family and small communities.

Free Will: The faculty or capability of making a reasonable choice among several alternatives.


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