Paragraph 1465

1465. When he celebrates the sacrament of Penance, the priest is fulfilling the ministry of the Good Shepherd who seeks the lost sheep, of the Good Samaritan who binds up wounds, of the Father who awaits the prodigal son and welcomes him on his return, and of the just and impartial judge whose judgment is both just and merciful. the priest is the sign and the instrument of God’s merciful love for the sinner.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

583. How is it possible to address God as “Father”?

502. What are the offenses against the dignity of marriage?

270. Who is the minister of Confirmation?

255. Starting when and to whom has the Church administered Baptism?

104. What does the hidden life of Jesus in Nazareth teach us?

532. What does Jesus call for in poverty of spirit?

127. What are the signs that bear witness to the Resurrection of Jesus?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

How does the conquest of Canaan in the book of Joshua demonstrate God’s faithfulness?

What is the importance of gratitude in the Christian life, according to the first letter to Timothy?

Why does the Bible warn us about the need to avoid envy and jealousy, as mentioned in Proverbs 14:30, and how can we apply this teaching in our lives?

What can we learn about the theology of suffering from the story of Job described in Job 1:1-22?

What is Abraham’s example of faith, and what can we learn from him? (Hebrews 11:8-12)

What is Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem described in Mark 11:1-11?

What is the role of the Holy Spirit in the sanctification of the Christian?