Paragraph 1622

1622. “Inasmuch as it is a sacramental action of sanctification, the liturgical celebration of marriage . . . must be, per se, valid, worthy, and fruitful.”123It is therefore appropriate for the bride and groom to prepare themselves for the celebration of their marriage by receiving the sacrament of penance.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

317. Who administers this sacrament?

242. What is the function of the liturgical year?

353. What forms of popular piety accompany the sacramental life of the Church?

152. What does it mean to say that the Church is the universal sacrament of salvation?

556. What is the prayer of praise?

294. Why is the Eucharist a “pledge of future glory”?

135. How will Christ judge the living and the dead?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What does the Bible teach us about wisdom as a gift from God?

What does it mean to love your neighbor as yourself according to James 2:8, and why is it important?

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

The Story of Moses: How did God choose and prepare Moses to lead his people? (Exodus 1-4)

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

How did a woman’s faith heal her of a hemorrhage, according to Matthew 9:20-22?

What does the Bible teach us about how God is our refuge and strength in difficult times, how we can trust him and find peace amid adversity?