Paragraph 1597

1597. The sacrament of Holy Orders is conferred by the laying on of hands followed by a solemn prayer of consecration asking God to grant the ordinand the graces of the Holy Spirit required for his ministry. Ordination imprints an indelible sacramental character.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

114. How did Jesus conduct himself in regard to the Law of Israel?

464. What are the duties of citizens in regard to civil authorities?

311. Can this sacrament be celebrated in some cases with a general confession and general absolution?

545. Why is our prayer efficacious?

265. What place does Confirmation have in the divine plan of salvation?

367. What are the sources of the morality of human acts?

472. Why must society protect every embryo?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

The Light of the World: Jesus is the light that illuminates the darkness (John 8:12)

What does the Bible say about the importance of honesty and integrity in Ecclesiasticus 20:1-11?

What is the message of Nahum 1:7-8 about God’s faithfulness in the midst of chaos?

What does the Bible teach us about asserting personal identity within a loving relationship?

How important is Jesus’ resurrection, and what can we learn from his appearance to the disciples?

What is God’s judgment on corruption and oppression according to Micah 3:1-4?

What are Deuteronomy’s teachings on gratitude to God?