Paragraph 1672

1672. Certain blessings have a lasting importance because they consecrate persons to God, or reserve objects and places for liturgical use. Among those blessings which are intended for persons – not to be confused with sacramental ordination – are the blessing of the abbot or abbess of a monastery, the consecration of virgins, the rite of religious profession and the blessing of certain ministries of the Church (readers, acolytes, catechists, etc.). the dedication or blessing of a church or an altar, the blessing of holy oils, vessels, and vestments, bells, etc., can be mentioned as examples of blessings that concern objects.

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

375. What norms must conscience always follow?

524. What is required by the eighth commandment?

359. How do we attain beatitude?

541. From whom did Jesus learn how to pray?

425. What is the relationship between grace and human freedom?

394. How are sins distinguished according to their gravity?

193. What can the consecrated life give to the mission of the Church?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the teaching on leading humble servants in 3 John 1:1-4?

What is the main message of Jonah’s story and how does it reveal God’s grace?

How does the story of Rich and Lazarus warn us about the consequences of greed? (Luke 16:19-31)

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

What can we learn from Judith’s victory in Judith 16:1-3?

What is the relationship between love and obedience according to the Bible?

How does Job 38:1-11 reveal God’s sovereignty in the midst of suffering?