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What’s the difference between diocesan and religious priest?

diocesan and religious priest

What’s the difference between diocesan and religious priest? A religious order priest belongs to a community of men bound together by faith and the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Poverty means that they do not own things individually but rather as a group; chastity means that they refrain from sexual activity and do not marry; obedience means that, after ...

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Why don’t Catholic priests marry?

MarriedPriest. Not Catholic Priest

  Why don’t Catholic priests marry? Priests in the Latin Rite forgo their natural right to marry “for the sake of the Kingdom of God,” as Jesus taught his disciples (Mt 19:12). It is a gift from God which opens a man’s heart so that he can embrace all of God’s children in a very powerful way. His healthy and ...

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Why can’t women be priests?

Priest

The teaching of the Roman Catholic Church, as emphasised by Pope John Paul II in the apostolic letter “Ordinatio Sacerdotalis”, is “that the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women and that this judgement is to be definitively held by all the Church’s faithful.” Why can’t women be priests? Catholics believe that Christ was not bound ...

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JESUS INVITES US TO BE LIKE THE WIDOW

The-Widows

JESUS INVITES US TO BE LIKE THE WIDOW    The situation of widows in many patriarchal societies is not an easy one, especially when she depended completely on her husband for her livelihood. When a husband dies his widow can find herself without any source of income. She is easily exploited by the relatives of her dead husband who may ...

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What is virtue?

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What is virtue? To deepen our faith let us to learn from the teaching of the church contained in the catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC), on Christian virtues. What is virtue? (1803, 1833) A virtue is a habitual and firm disposition to do the good. “The goal of a virtuous life is to become like GOD” (Saint Gregory of ...

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Learn about concern for the poor and Beatitudes.

beatitudes

Learn about concern for the poor and Beatitudes. To deepen our faith let us learn more from the teaching from the church contained in the catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC). We learn about concern for the poor and Beatitudes. By what is love for the poor inspired? (2443-2449, 2462-2463) Love for the poor is inspired by the Gospel of ...

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THE SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY

catholic matrimony

Let us deepen our faith today as we learn more about the sacrament of matrimony. THE SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY What is the plan of GOD regarding man and woman? (1601-1605) GOD who is love and who created man and woman for love has called them to love. By creating man and woman he called them to an intimate communion of ...

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What is Church in the plan of Salvation

salvation

What is Church in the plan of Salvation To deepen our faith let us learn more from teaching of the Church in the Catechism if the Catholic Church (CCC). We learn about Church in the plan of Salvation. 1. What does the word Church means? The word Church refers to the people whom God calls and gathers together from every ...

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The Virtues of Humility and Love.

Humility-Service-Love

                                          KNOWING AND DEEPENING OUR CATHOLIC FAITH To deepen our faith let us learn more from the teaching of the church contained in the catechism of the Catholic Church  (CCC), on the virtues of humility and love. [media-downloader media_id=”244″ texts=”Download our free android app Here!!!”] Who is invited to come into the kingdom of GOD proclaimed and brought about ...

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The great commandment // What is Charity?

Humility-Service-Love

The great commandment // What is Charity? Let us deepen our faith by learning more from the teaching of the church contained in the catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) we learn more about the great commandment. [media-downloader media_id=”244″ texts=”Download our free android app Here!!!”] What is Charity? (CCC 1822 – 1829, 1844) 1822 Charity is the theological virtue by which ...

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