Paragraph 1596

1596. Deacons are ministers ordained for tasks of service of the Church; they do not receive the ministerial priesthood, but ordination confers on them important functions in the ministry of the word, divine worship, pastoral governance, and the service of charity, tasks which they must carry out under the pastoral authority of their bishop.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

498. What are immoral means of birth control?

163. How are non-Catholic Christians to be considered?

546. How did the Virgin Mary pray?

549. How does the Holy Spirit intervene in the Church’s prayer?

462. Are family bonds an absolute good?

428. Are all called to Christian holiness?

335. What are the effects of the sacrament of Holy Orders?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

The Quest for Divine Justice: Tobias’ Example Against Israel’s Oppressors

How important is wisdom in mate selection and marriage according to Proverbs 18:22?

Love and friendship: the importance of relationships in life (Ecc 4:9-12)

What does Wisdom 8:7 teach us about wisdom as a source of virtue and honor?

What was King Belshazzar’s judgment and how did his fall contribute to the fulfillment of biblical prophecies in Daniel 5?

What does Jesus’ promise to send the Holy Spirit as a comforter mean, according to John 14:26?

What is the importance of holiness in our Christian life according to 1 Corinthians 6:19-20?