English Spanish Vocabulary – Christianity Cristianismo Posted by on Oct 12, 2016 in Learning, Spanish Vocabulary

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Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to Christianity.
Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con Cristianismo.


Use the player below to listen to and repeat the pronunciation of the words in Spanish:


Christianity Cristianismo

baptize/christen bautizar
saint santo
nun monja
bishop obispo
archbishop arzobispo
priest cura
pope papa
monk monje
cardinal cardenal
pilgrim peregrino
chapel capilla
font pila
steeple campanario
pulpit púlpito
altar altar
pew banco
prayer oración
apostle apóstol
Bible Biblia
blasphemy blasfemia
bless bendecir
cathedral catedral
catholic católico
confession confesión
confirmation confirmación
congregation los fieles
consecrated wafer hostia
convent convento
first communion primera comunión
God Dios
gospel evangelio
heathen pagano
heaven cielo
hell infierno
heresy herejía
heretic hereje
holiness santidad
holy water agua bendita
kneel arrodillarse
mass misa
miracle milagro
monastery monasterio
parish parroquia
preach predicar
psalm salmo
rosary rosario
sermon sermón
sin pecado
the devil el diablo
theology teología
to pray rezar
worship adorar

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Laura & Adam have been blogging and creating online Spanish courses for Transparent Language since 2010. Laura is from Bilbao in northern Spain and Adam is from Devon in the south of England. They lived together in Spain for over 10 years, where their 2 daughters were born, and now they live in Scotland. Both Laura & Adam qualified as foreign language teachers in 2004 and since have been teaching Spanish in Spain, the UK, and online.