Paragraph 2233

2233. Becoming a disciple of Jesus means accepting the invitation to belong to God’s family, to live in conformity with His way of life: “For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother, and sister, and mother.”40

Parents should welcome and respect with joy and thanksgiving the Lord’s call to one of their children to follow him in virginity for the sake of the Kingdom in the consecrated life or in priestly ministry.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

490. What are the means that aid the living of chastity?

312. What are indulgences?

185. When is the infallibility of the Magisterium exercised?

524. What is required by the eighth commandment?

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

399. Do we have any responsibility for sins committed by others?

293. When is it possible to give Holy Communion to other Christians?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What does 2 Corinthians 9:6-8 teach us about generosity and prosperity?

How Obedience to God Can Lead to Victory: An Analysis of the Siege of Jericho (Joshua 6)?

The Importance of Hope in Lamentations: How Does It Sustain Us Through Adversity (Lamentations 3:25)?

What does the Bible say about the wrath of God and how does it relate to the need for salvation?

Why did God judge the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, and what can we learn from this, according to Genesis 18:16-33 and 19:1-29?

How does Ruth’s story teach us about integrity and honesty?

How important is caring for the dead in the Bible and what can we learn from the story of Tobiah and the burial of the dead?