Paragraph 1667

1667. “Holy Mother Church has, moreover, instituted sacramentals. These are sacred signs which bear a resemblance to the sacraments. They signify effects, particularly of a spiritual nature, which are obtained through the intercession of the Church. By them men are disposed to receive the chief effect of the sacraments, and various occasions in life are rendered holy.”171

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

374. How is a moral conscience formed to be upright and truthful?

340. What does the Old Testament teach about marriage?

529. How does one reach purity of heart?

390. What are the fruits of the Holy Spirit?

359. How do we attain beatitude?

438. What importance does the Church give to the Decalogue?

280. In what way is the Eucharist a memorial of the sacrifice of Christ?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What does it mean to submit to God’s discipline, according to Hebrews 12:5-11?

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?

How does the story of Judith, in particular, the episode of her cunning in Judith 11:1-16, teach us survival strategies in difficult times, according to the Bible?

What does the image of the river of life in Ezekiel (Ezekiel 47) represent?

What was the religious reform implemented by King Hezekiah and how did it impact the history of Judah?

What is the importance of the parent-child relationship in the Christian family according to Ephesians 6:1-4?

What does Baruch 6:2-5 teach us about the danger of trusting ourselves instead of trusting God?