Catholic Doctrine 2A

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Catholic Doctrine 2A
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CCC 1533 - 1600
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  1. order (1537)
    in Roman antiquity, order designated an established civil body, especially a governing body
  2. episcopate (1554)
    One of the three degrees of priestly participation that refers primarily to bishops. It is conferred by the sacramental act called “ordination,” that is, by the sacrament of Holy Orders.
  3. presbyterate (1554)
    One of the three degrees of ecclesiastical ministry.  The level of priestly participation that refers primarily to the simple priest.  It is conferred by a sacramental act called “ordination,” that is, by the sacrament of Holy Orders.
  4. diaconate (1554)
    One of the three degrees of service in the ecclesiastical ministry. The diaconate is intended to help and serve the episcopacy and the presbyterate. All three are conferred by a sacramental act called “ordination,” that is, by the sacrament of Holy Orders.
  5. collegial nature (1559)
    Being a constituted member of the episcopal body in virtue of the sacramental consecration and by the hierarchical communion with the head and members of the college.
  6. celibate (1579)
    abstaining from marriage and sexual relations, typically for religious reasons - "for the sake of the kingdom of heaven.” Men of Faith consecrate themselves with undivided heart to the Lord and to “the affairs of the Lord,”givIng themselves entirely to God and to men. Celibacy is a sign of this new life to the service of which the Church’s minister is consecrated; accepted with a joyous heart celibacy radiantly proclaims the Reign of God.

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