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501 1, 2, 3, 861 | appointed them to shepherd the Church of God. They accordingly 502 1, 2, 3, 862 | received, of shepherding the Church, a charge destined to be 503 1, 2, 3, 862 | of bishops."375 Hence the Church teaches that "the bishops 504 1, 2, 3, 862 | apostles as pastors of the Church, in such wise that whoever 505 1, 2, 3, 863 | 863 The whole Church is apostolic, in that she 506 1, 2, 3, 863 | world. All members of the Church share in this mission, though 507 1, 2, 3, 864 | Father, is the source of the Church's whole apostolate"; thus 508 1, 2, 3, 865 | 865 The Church is ultimately one, holy, 509 1, 2, 3, 866 | 866 The Church is one: she acknowledges 510 1, 2, 3, 867 | 867 The Church is holy: the Most Holy God 511 1, 2, 3, 868 | 868 The Church is catholic: she proclaims 512 1, 2, 3, 869 | 869 The Church is apostolic. She is built 513 1, 2, 3, 870 | 870 "The sole Church of Christ which in the Creed 514 1, 2, 3, 870 | subsists in the Catholic Church, which is governed by the 515 1, 2, 3, 871 | God has entrusted to the Church to fulfill in the world, 516 1, 2, 3, 873 | and mission. For "in the Church there is diversity of ministry 517 1, 2, 3, 873 | they have therefore, in the Church and in the world, their 518 1, 2, 3, 873 | salvific mission of the Church through the profession of 519 1, 2, 3, 873 | HIERARCHICAL CONSTITUTION OF THE CHURCH~Why the ecclesial ministry?~ 520 1, 2, 3, 874 | source of ministry in the Church. He instituted the Church. 521 1, 2, 3, 874 | Church. He instituted the Church. He gave her authority and 522 1, 2, 3, 874 | Christ the Lord set up in his Church a variety of offices which 523 1, 2, 3, 875 | called a "sacrament" by the Church's tradition. Indeed, the 524 1, 2, 3, 875 | Indeed, the ministry of the Church is conferred by a special 525 1, 2, 3, 879 | Sacramental ministry in the Church, then, is at once a collegial 526 1, 2, 3, 879 | responsibility for his particular church and the common solicitude 527 1, 2, 3, 879 | college for the universal Church.~The episcopal college and 528 1, 2, 3, 881 | Peter, the "rock" of his Church. He gave him the keys of 529 1, 2, 3, 881 | gave him the keys of his Church and instituted him shepherd 530 1, 2, 3, 881 | apostles belongs to the Church's very foundation and is 531 1, 2, 3, 882 | as pastor of the entire Church has full, supreme, and universal 532 1, 2, 3, 882 | universal power over the whole Church, a power which he can always 533 1, 2, 3, 883 | authority over the universal Church; but this power cannot be 534 1, 2, 3, 884 | power over the universal Church in a solemn manner in an 535 1, 2, 3, 886 | portions of the universal Church," and so contributing "to 536 1, 2, 3, 889 | In order to preserve the Church in the purity of the faith 537 1, 2, 3, 889 | under the guidance of the Church's living Magisterium, "unfailingly 538 1, 2, 3, 890 | service, Christ endowed the Church's shepherds with the charism 539 1, 2, 3, 891 | infallibility promised to the Church is also present in the body 540 1, 2, 3, 891 | Ecumenical Council.418 When the Church through its supreme Magisterium 541 1, 2, 3, 892 | Rome, pastor of the whole Church, when, without arriving 542 1, 2, 3, 893 | the life of the particular Church. the bishop and priests 543 1, 2, 3, 893 | and priests sanctify the Church by their prayer and work, 544 1, 2, 3, 895 | supreme authority of the Church."427 But the bishops should 545 1, 2, 3, 895 | authority over the whole Church does not annul, but on the 546 1, 2, 3, 895 | communion with the whole Church under the guidance of the 547 1, 2, 3, 896 | attached to the bishop as the Church is to Jesus Christ, and 548 1, 2, 3, 896 | anything concerning the Church in separation from the bishop.429~ 549 1, 2, 3, 897 | religious state approved by the Church. That is, the faithful, 550 1, 2, 3, 897 | Christian people in the Church and in the World."430~The 551 1, 2, 3, 899 | element of the life of the Church:~Lay believers are in the 552 1, 2, 3, 899 | are in the front line of Church life; for them the Church 553 1, 2, 3, 899 | Church life; for them the Church is the animating principle 554 1, 2, 3, 899 | only of belonging to the Church, but of being the Church, 555 1, 2, 3, 899 | Church, but of being the Church, that is to say, the community 556 1, 2, 3, 899 | communion with him. They are the Church.432~ 557 1, 2, 3, 903 | When the necessity of the Church warrants it and when ministers 558 1, 2, 3, 907 | pertain to the good of the Church, and they have a right to 559 1, 2, 3, 911 | 911 In the Church, "lay members of the Christian 560 1, 2, 3, 911 | norm of law."449 and so the Church provides for their presence 561 1, 2, 3, 912 | have as belonging to the Church and those which fall to 562 1, 2, 3, 913 | instrument of the mission of the Church itself 'according to the 563 1, 2, 3, 914 | hierarchical structure of the Church, belongs undeniably to her 564 1, 2, 3, 915 | of life recognized by the Church, that characterizes the 565 1, 2, 3, 916 | signify and proclaim in the Church the glory of the world to 566 1, 2, 3, 918 | the very beginning of the Church there were men and women 567 1, 2, 3, 918 | religious families. These the Church, by virtue of her authority, 568 1, 2, 3, 919 | consecrated life granted to the Church by the Holy Spirit; the 569 1, 2, 3, 921 | aspect of the mystery of the Church, that is, personal intimacy 570 1, 2, 3, 922 | spirit, have decided with the Church's approval to live in a 571 1, 2, 3, 923 | dedicated to the service of the Church."462 By this solemn rite ( 572 1, 2, 3, 923 | transcendent sign of the Church's love for Christ, and an 573 1, 2, 3, 925 | canonically erected by the Church, it is distinguished from 574 1, 2, 3, 925 | union of Christ with the Church.466~ 575 1, 2, 3, 926 | from the mystery of the Church. It is a gift she has received 576 1, 2, 3, 926 | the counsels. Thus, the Church can both show forth Christ 577 1, 2, 3, 927 | planting" and expansion of the Church require the presence of 578 1, 2, 3, 929 | institutes share in the Church's task of evangelization, " 579 1, 2, 3, 931 | service and to the good of the Church. By this state of life consecrated 580 1, 2, 3, 931 | consecrated to God, the Church manifests Christ and shows 581 1, 2, 3, 931 | consecration to the service of the Church they are obliged in a special 582 1, 2, 3, 932 | 932 In the Church, which is like the sacrament - 583 1, 2, 3, 934 | institution there exist in the Church sacred ministers, who are 584 1, 2, 3, 934 | to God and so serve the Church's saving mission (cf. CIC, 585 1, 2, 3, 936 | visible foundation of his Church. He entrusted the keys of 586 1, 2, 3, 936 | entrusted the keys of the Church to him. the bishop of the 587 1, 2, 3, 936 | to him. the bishop of the Church of Rome, successor to St. 588 1, 2, 3, 936 | Pastor of the universal Church on earth" (CIC, can. 331).~ 589 1, 2, 3, 944 | of life recognized by the Church.~ 590 1, 2, 3, 945 | to the good of the whole Church.~ 591 1, 2, 3, 946 | confessing "the holy catholic Church," the Apostles' Creed adds " 592 1, 2, 3, 946 | preceding: "What is the Church if not the assembly of all 593 1, 2, 3, 946 | communion of saints is the Church.~ 594 1, 2, 3, 947 | communion of goods in the Church. But the most important 595 1, 2, 3, 947 | sacraments."478 "As this Church is governed by one and the 596 1, 2, 3, 949 | faithful is the faith of the Church, received from the apostles. 597 1, 2, 3, 950 | which we enter into the Church. the communion of saints 598 1, 2, 3, 951 | Within the communion of the Church, the Holy Spirit "distributes 599 1, 2, 3, 951 | for the building up of the Church.482 Now, "to each is given 600 1, 2, 3, 953 | II. THE COMMUNION OF THE CHURCH OF HEAVEN AND EARTH~ 601 1, 2, 3, 954 | The three states of the Church. "When the Lord comes in 602 1, 2, 3, 954 | have his Spirit form one Church and in Christ cleave together.491~ 603 1, 2, 3, 955 | the constant faith of the Church, this union is reinforced 604 1, 2, 3, 956 | in heaven fix the whole Church more firmly in holiness.... 605 1, 2, 3, 957 | charity the union of the whole Church in the Spirit may be strengthened. 606 1, 2, 3, 958 | Body of Jesus Christ, the Church in its pilgrim members, 607 1, 2, 3, 959 | deepest vocation of the Church."499~IN BRIEF~ 608 1, 2, 3, 960 | 960 The Church is a "communion of saints": 609 1, 2, 3, 962 | all together forming one Church; and we believe that in 610 1, 2, 3 | OF CHRIST, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH~ 611 1, 2, 3, 963 | place in the mystery of the Church. "The Virgin Mary . . . 612 1, 2, 3, 963 | birth of believers in the Church, who are members of its 613 1, 2, 3, 963 | of Christ, Mother of the Church."501~I. MARY'S MOTHERHOOD 614 1, 2, 3, 963 | MOTHERHOOD WITH REGARD TO THE CHURCH~Wholly united with her Son . . .~ 615 1, 2, 3, 964 | 964 Mary's role in the Church is inseparable from her 616 1, 2, 3, 965 | aided the beginnings of the Church by her prayers."504 In her 617 1, 2, 3, 967 | the Virgin Mary is the Church's model of faith and charity. 618 1, 2, 3, 967 | wholly unique member of the Church"; indeed, she is the "exemplary 619 1, 2, 3, 967 | realization" (typus)508 of the Church.~ 620 1, 2, 3, 968 | role in relation to the Church and to all humanity goes 621 1, 2, 3, 969 | Virgin is invoked in the Church under the titles of Advocate, 622 1, 2, 3, 971 | will call me blessed": "The Church's devotion to the Blessed 623 1, 2, 3, 971 | Christian worship."513 The Church rightly honors "the Blessed 624 1, 2, 3, 971 | ESCHATOLOGICAL ICON OF THE CHURCH~ 625 1, 2, 3, 972 | 972 After speaking of the Church, her origin, mission, and 626 1, 2, 3, 972 | we contemplate what the Church already is in her mystery 627 1, 2, 3, 972 | all the saints,"516 The Church is awaited by the one she 628 1, 2, 3, 972 | image and beginning of the Church as it is to be perfected 629 1, 2, 3, 975 | the new Eve, Mother of the Church, continues in heaven to 630 1, 2, 3, 976 | but also with faith in the Church and in the communion of 631 1, 2, 3, 979 | every wound of sin? "If the Church has the power to forgive 632 1, 2, 3, 979 | received from Jesus Christ. the Church must be able to forgive 633 1, 2, 3, 980 | reconciled with God and with the Church:~Penance has rightly been 634 1, 2, 3, 981 | them with God and with the Church through the power of the 635 1, 2, 3, 981 | received from Christ:525~[The Church] has received the keys of 636 1, 2, 3, 981 | Spirit's action. In this Church, the soul dead through sin 637 1, 2, 3, 982 | however serious, that the Church cannot forgive. "There is 638 1, 2, 3, 982 | men desires that in his Church the gates of forgiveness 639 1, 2, 3, 983 | risen Christ's gift to his Church: the mission and the power 640 1, 2, 3, 983 | forgiveness of sins in the Church, there would be no hope 641 1, 2, 3, 983 | thank God who has given his Church such a gift.531~ 642 1, 2, 3, 986 | 986 By Christ's will, the Church possesses the power to forgive 643 1, 2, 3, 1008 | consequence of sin. the Church's Magisterium, as authentic 644 1, 2, 3, 1012 | expression in the liturgy of the Church:582~Lord, for your faithful 645 1, 2, 3, 1014 | 1014 The Church encourages us to prepare 646 1, 2, 3, 1020 | everlasting life. When the Church for the last time speaks 647 1, 2, 3, 1028 | the capacity for it. the Church calls this contemplation 648 1, 2, 3, 1031 | 1031 The Church gives the name Purgatory 649 1, 2, 3, 1031 | punishment of the damned.604 The Church formulated her doctrine 650 1, 2, 3, 1031 | Trent. the tradition of the Church, by reference to certain 651 1, 2, 3, 1032 | From the beginning the Church has honored the memory of 652 1, 2, 3, 1032 | beatific vision of God.608 The Church also commends almsgiving, 653 1, 2, 3, 1035 | 1035 The teaching of the Church affirms the existence of 654 1, 2, 3, 1036 | and the teachings of the Church on the subject of hell are 655 1, 2, 3, 1037 | prayers of her faithful, the Church implores the mercy of God, 656 1, 2, 3, 1042 | itself will be renewed:~The Church . . . will receive her perfection 657 1, 2, 3, 1045 | and of which the pilgrim Church has been "in the nature 658 1, 2, 3, 1053 | Mary in Paradise forms the Church of heaven, where in eternal 659 1, 2, 3, 1055 | communion of saints," the Church commends the dead to God' 660 1, 2, 3, 1056 | the example of Christ, the Church warns the faithful of the " 661 1, 2, 3, 1058 | 1058 The Church prays that no one should 662 1, 2, 3, 1059 | 1059 "The holy Roman Church firmly believes and confesses 663 1, 2, 3, 1061 | in the New Testament. the Church likewise ends her prayers 664 2, 0, 0, 1066 | Symbol of the faith the Church confesses the mystery of 665 2, 0, 0, 1067 | wondrous sacrament of the whole Church."'3~For this reason, the 666 2, 0, 0, 1067 | For this reason, the Church celebrates in the liturgy 667 2, 0, 0, 1068 | mystery of Christ that the Church proclaims and celebrates 668 2, 0, 0, 1068 | real nature of the true Church.4~What does the word liturgy 669 2, 0, 0, 1069 | in, with, and through his Church.~ 670 2, 0, 0, 1070 | liturgical celebration the Church is servant in the image 671 2, 0, 0, 1070 | of his Body which is the Church, is a sacred action surpassing 672 2, 0, 0, 1070 | No other action of the Church can equal its efficacy by 673 2, 0, 0, 1071 | is also an action of his Church. It makes the Church present 674 2, 0, 0, 1071 | his Church. It makes the Church present and manifests her 675 2, 0, 0, 1072 | the entire activity of the Church":10 it must be preceded 676 2, 0, 0, 1072 | involvement in the mission of the Church, and service to her unity.~ 677 2, 0, 0, 1074 | which the activity of the Church is directed; it is also 678 2, 0, 0, 1075 | aims to serve the whole Church in all the diversity of 679 2, 0, 0, 1075 | and common to the whole Church in the liturgy as mystery 680 2, 1, 0, 1076 | 1076 The Church was made manifest to the 681 2, 1, 0, 1076 | mystery" the age of the Church, during which Christ manifests, 682 2, 1, 0, 1076 | through the liturgy of his Church, "until he comes."2 In this 683 2, 1, 0, 1076 | comes."2 In this age of the Church Christ now lives and acts 684 2, 1, 0, 1076 | and acts in and with his Church, in a new way appropriate 685 2, 1, 0, 1076 | in the celebration of the Church's "sacramental" liturgy.~ 686 2, 1, 1 | MYSTERY IN THE AGE OF THE CHURCH~ 687 2, 1, 1, 1082 | 1082 In the Church's liturgy the divine blessing 688 2, 1, 1, 1083 | evident. On the one hand, the Church, united with her Lord and " 689 2, 1, 1, 1083 | consummation of God's plan, the Church never ceases to present 690 2, 1, 1, 1084 | on his Body which is the Church, Christ now acts through 691 2, 1, 1, 1085 | 1085 In the liturgy of the Church, it is principally his own 692 2, 1, 1, 1085 | from the time of the Church of the Apostles . . .~ 693 2, 1, 1, 1087 | whole liturgical life of the Church and is itself sacramental, 694 2, 1, 1, 1088 | is always present in his Church, especially in her liturgical 695 2, 1, 1, 1088 | Scriptures are read in the Church. Lastly, he is present when 696 2, 1, 1, 1088 | he is present when the Church prays and sings, for he 697 2, 1, 1, 1089 | indeed, always associates the Church with himself in this great 698 2, 1, 1, 1089 | men are sanctified. the Church is his beloved Bride who 699 2, 1, 1 | The Holy Spirit and the Church in the Liturgy~ 700 2, 1, 1, 1091 | Spirit in the heart of the Church is that we may live from 701 2, 1, 1, 1091 | the Holy Spirit and the Church.~ 702 2, 1, 1, 1092 | salvation: he prepares the Church to encounter her Lord; he 703 2, 1, 1, 1092 | of communion unites the Church to the life and mission 704 2, 1, 1, 1093 | Covenant. Since Christ's Church was "prepared in marvellous 705 2, 1, 1, 1093 | the Old Covenant,"14 The Church's liturgy has retained certain 706 2, 1, 1, 1094 | Apostles and the Fathers of the Church. This catechesis unveils 707 2, 1, 1, 1095 | 1095 For this reason the Church, especially during Advent 708 2, 1, 1, 1095 | economy of salvation as the Church's liturgy reveals it and 709 2, 1, 1, 1097 | encounter between Christ and the Church. the liturgical assembly 710 2, 1, 1, 1099 | 1099 The Spirit and the Church cooperate to manifest Christ 711 2, 1, 1, 1099 | the Holy Spirit is the Church's living memory.19~ 712 2, 1, 1, 1103 | awakens the memory of the Church then inspires thanksgiving 713 2, 1, 1, 1107 | hears the epiclesis of the Church, the Spirit gives life to 714 2, 1, 1, 1108 | the Holy Spirit and the Church is achieved in the liturgy. 715 2, 1, 1, 1108 | abides indefectibly in the Church. For this reason the Church 716 2, 1, 1, 1108 | Church. For this reason the Church is the great sacrament of 717 2, 1, 1, 1109 | Eucharistic celebration. the Church therefore asks the Father 718 2, 1, 1, 1109 | Christ, by concern for the Church's unity, and by taking part 719 2, 1, 1, 1110 | 1110 In the liturgy of the Church, God the Father is blessed 720 2, 1, 1, 1111 | because his Body, which is the Church, is like a sacrament (sign 721 2, 1, 1, 1111 | liturgical actions the pilgrim Church already participates, as 722 2, 1, 1, 1112 | Spirit in the liturgy of the Church is to prepare the assembly 723 2, 1, 1, 1112 | communion bear fruit in the Church.~ 724 2, 1, 1 | THE PASCHAL MYSTERY IN THE CHURCH'S SACRAMENTS~ 725 2, 1, 1, 1113 | whole liturgical life of the Church revolves around the Eucharistic 726 2, 1, 1, 1113 | seven sacraments in the Church: Baptism, Confirmation or 727 2, 1, 1, 1113 | discuss what is common to the Church's seven sacraments from 728 2, 1, 1, 1115 | he was going to give the Church when all was accomplished. 729 2, 1, 1, 1115 | through the ministers of his Church, for "what was visible in 730 2, 1, 1, 1116 | at work in his Body, the Church. They are "the masterworks 731 2, 1, 1 | II. The Sacraments of the Church~ 732 2, 1, 1, 1117 | doctrine of the faith, the Church, by the power of the Spirit 733 2, 1, 1, 1117 | dispensation."34 Thus the Church has discerned over the centuries 734 2, 1, 1, 1118 | The sacraments are "of the Church" in the double sense that 735 2, 1, 1, 1118 | for her." They are "by the Church," for she is the sacrament 736 2, 1, 1, 1118 | Spirit. They are "for the Church" in the sense that "the 737 2, 1, 1, 1118 | the sacraments make the Church,"35 since they manifest 738 2, 1, 1, 1119 | with Christ the head, the Church acts in the sacraments as " 739 2, 1, 1, 1119 | appointed to nourish the Church with the word and grace 740 2, 1, 1, 1120 | the Holy Spirit for the Church. the saving mission entrusted 741 2, 1, 1, 1121 | is made a member of the Church according to different states 742 2, 1, 1, 1121 | configuration to Christ and to the Church, brought about by the Spirit, 743 2, 1, 1, 1121 | and to the service of the Church. Therefore these sacraments 744 2, 1, 1, 1124 | 1124 The Church's faith precedes the faith 745 2, 1, 1, 1124 | to adhere to it. When the Church celebrates the sacraments, 746 2, 1, 1, 1124 | is the law of faith: the Church believes as she prays. Liturgy 747 2, 1, 1, 1125 | supreme authority in the Church may not change the liturgy 748 2, 1, 1, 1126 | communion of faith in the Church, the lex orandi is one of 749 2, 1, 1, 1127 | the prayer of his Son's Church which, in the epiclesis 750 2, 1, 1, 1128 | This is the meaning of the Church's affirmation49 that the 751 2, 1, 1, 1128 | with the intention of the Church, the power of Christ and 752 2, 1, 1, 1129 | 1129 The Church affirms that for believers 753 2, 1, 1, 1130 | 1130 The Church celebrates the mystery of 754 2, 1, 1, 1130 | Spirit's groaning in the Church: Marana tha!54 The liturgy 755 2, 1, 1, 1130 | sacraments of Christ the Church already receives the guarantee 756 2, 1, 1, 1131 | Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is 757 2, 1, 1, 1132 | 1132 The Church celebrates the sacraments 758 2, 1, 1, 1134 | in Christ Jesus; for the Church, on the other, it is an 759 2, 1, 2, 1135 | of the sacraments of the Church. It will consider that which, 760 2, 1, 2 | Article 1~CELEBRATING THE CHURCH'S LITURGY~ 761 2, 1, 2, 1137 | of St. John, read in the Church's liturgy, first reveals 762 2, 1, 2, 1139 | that the Spirit and the Church enable us to participate 763 2, 1, 2, 1140 | are celebrations of the Church which is 'the sacrament 764 2, 1, 2, 1140 | to the whole Body of the Church. They manifest it, and have 765 2, 1, 2, 1140 | individual members of the Church in different ways, depending 766 2, 1, 2, 1141 | members participate:10~Mother Church earnestly desires that all 767 2, 1, 2, 1142 | God, in and through the Church, to a special service of 768 2, 1, 2, 1142 | of all the members of the Church.13 The ordained minister 769 2, 1, 2, 1142 | that the sacrament of the Church is made fully visible, it 770 2, 1, 2, 1149 | rites. the liturgy of the Church presupposes, integrates 771 2, 1, 2, 1150 | above all the Passover. the Church sees in these signs a prefiguring 772 2, 1, 2, 1152 | sacramental signs of his Church that the Holy Spirit carries 773 2, 1, 2, 1152 | sanctification. the sacraments of the Church do not abolish but purify 774 2, 1, 2, 1156 | tradition of the universal Church is a treasure of inestimable 775 2, 1, 2, 1156 | of the Old Covenant. the Church continues and develops this 776 2, 1, 2, 1157 | that echoed through your Church! What emotion I experienced 777 2, 1, 2, 1158 | in conformity with the Church's norms, "the voices of 778 2, 1, 2, 1160 | unwritten traditions of the Church which have been entrusted 779 2, 1, 2, 1161 | tradition of the Catholic Church (for we know that this tradition 780 2, 1, 2, 1163 | 1163 "Holy Mother Church believes that she should 781 2, 1, 2, 1164 | them. In the age of the Church, between the Passover of 782 2, 1, 2, 1165 | 1165 When the Church celebrates the mystery of 783 2, 1, 2, 1166 | Christ's Resurrection, the Church celebrates the Paschal mystery 784 2, 1, 2, 1172 | mysteries of Christ, Holy Church honors the Blessed Mary, 785 2, 1, 2, 1172 | work of her Son. In her the Church admires and exalts the most 786 2, 1, 2, 1173 | 1173 When the Church keeps the memorials of martyrs 787 2, 1, 2, 1174 | this "public prayer of the Church,"48 The faithful (clergy, 788 2, 1, 2, 1174 | the form approved" by the Church, the Liturgy of the Hours " 789 2, 1, 2, 1175 | priestly work through his Church."50 His members participate 790 2, 1, 2, 1175 | to their own place in the Church and the circumstances of 791 2, 1, 2, 1175 | celebrated in common in church on Sundays and on the more 792 2, 1, 2, 1177 | psalms into the age of the Church, expressing the symbolism 793 2, 1, 2, 1180 | signify and make visible the Church living in this place, the 794 2, 1, 2, 1181 | 1181 A church, "a house of prayer in which 795 2, 1, 2, 1182 | which is the center of the church, the sacrifice of the Cross 796 2, 1, 2, 1184 | Word of God requires the church to have a suitable place 797 2, 1, 2, 1185 | God begins with Baptism; a church must have a place for the 798 2, 1, 2, 1185 | life requires penance. A church, then, must lend itself 799 2, 1, 2, 1185 | to receive penitents. ~A church must also be a space that 800 2, 1, 2, 1186 | 1186 Finally, the church has an eschatological significance. 801 2, 1, 2, 1186 | are called. the visible church is a symbol of the Father' 802 2, 1, 2, 1186 | Also for this reason, the Church is the house of all God' 803 2, 1, 2, 1194 | 1194 The Church, "in the course of the year, . . . 804 2, 1, 2, 1195 | the liturgical year, the Church on earth shows that she 805 2, 1, 2, 1197 | stones out of which the Church is built.~ 806 2, 1, 2, 1198 | In its earthly state the Church needs places where the community 807 2, 1, 2, 1199 | these churches that the Church celebrates public worship 808 2, 1, 2 | and the catholicity of the Church~ 809 2, 1, 2, 1201 | common mission of the whole Church.66~ 810 2, 1, 2, 1202 | arisen by very reason of the Church's mission. Churches of the 811 2, 1, 2, 1202 | liturgical life of a local church, Christ, the light and salvation 812 2, 1, 2, 1202 | and culture to which that Church is sent and in which she 813 2, 1, 2, 1202 | which she is rooted. the Church is catholic, capable of 814 2, 1, 2, 1203 | presently in use in the Church are the Latin (principally 815 2, 1, 2, 1203 | declares that Holy Mother Church holds all lawfully recognized 816 2, 1, 2, 1205 | instituted and of which the Church is the guardian, and parts 817 2, 1, 2, 1205 | can be changed, which the Church has the power and on occasion 818 2, 1, 2, 1206 | sacramental signs that the Church has received from Christ, 819 2, 1, 2, 1207 | of the people where the Church finds herself, though without 820 2, 1, 2, 1208 | manifest the catholicity of the Church, because they signify and 821 2, 2 | SEVEN SACRAMENTS OF THE CHURCH ~ 822 2, 2, 1, 1213 | are incorporated into the Church and made sharers in her 823 2, 2, 1, 1217 | the baptismal water, the Church solemnly commemorates the 824 2, 2, 1, 1219 | 1219 The Church has seen in Noah's ark a 825 2, 2, 1, 1225 | saved.25~Baptism in the Church~ 826 2, 2, 1, 1226 | very day of Pentecost the Church has celebrated and administered 827 2, 2, 1, 1230 | the first centuries of the Church, Christian initiation saw 828 2, 2, 1, 1232 | Council restored for the Latin Church "the catechumenate for adults, 829 2, 2, 1, 1237 | confess the faith of the Church, to which he will be "entrusted" 830 2, 2, 1, 1238 | at the Easter Vigil). the Church asks God that through his 831 2, 2, 1, 1240 | 1240 In the Latin Church this triple infusion is 832 2, 2, 1, 1244 | hinder them."45 The Latin Church, which reserves admission 833 2, 2, 1, 1247 | Since the beginning of the Church, adult Baptism is the common 834 2, 2, 1, 1249 | are already joined to the Church, they are already of the 835 2, 2, 1, 1249 | love and solicitude mother Church already embraces them as 836 2, 2, 1, 1250 | manifest in infant Baptism. the Church and the parents would deny 837 2, 2, 1, 1252 | immemorial tradition of the Church. There is explicit testimony 838 2, 2, 1, 1253 | within the faith of the Church that each of the faithful 839 2, 2, 1, 1253 | What do you ask of God's Church?" the response is: "Faith!"~ 840 2, 2, 1, 1254 | Baptism. For this reason the Church celebrates each year at 841 2, 2, 1, 1256 | priest and, in the Latin Church, also the deacon.57 In case 842 2, 2, 1, 1256 | is to will to do what the Church does when she baptizes, 843 2, 2, 1, 1256 | Trinitarian baptismal formula. the Church finds the reason for this 844 2, 2, 1, 1257 | for this sacrament.61 The Church does not know of any means 845 2, 2, 1, 1258 | 1258 The Church has always held the firm 846 2, 2, 1, 1260 | Gospel of Christ and of his Church, but seeks the truth and 847 2, 2, 1, 1261 | died without Baptism, the Church can only entrust them to 848 2, 2, 1, 1261 | All the more urgent is the Church's call not to prevent little 849 2, 2, 1, 1266 | Baptism.~Incorporated into the Church, the Body of Christ~ 850 2, 2, 1, 1267 | incorporates us into the Church. From the baptismal fonts 851 2, 2, 1, 1269 | Having become a member of the Church, the person baptized belongs 852 2, 2, 1, 1269 | in the communion of the Church, and to "obey and submit" 853 2, 2, 1, 1269 | obey and submit" to the Church's leaders,76 holding them 854 2, 2, 1, 1269 | enjoys rights within the Church: to receive the sacraments, 855 2, 2, 1, 1269 | other spiritual helps of the Church.78~ 856 2, 2, 1, 1270 | received from God through the Church" and participate in the 857 2, 2, 1, 1271 | communion with the Catholic Church: "For men who believe in 858 2, 2, 1, 1271 | communion with the Catholic Church. Justified by faith in Baptism, [ 859 2, 2, 1, 1271 | children of the Catholic Church."80 "Baptism therefore constitutes 860 2, 2, 1, 1273 | 1273 Incorporated into the Church by Baptism, the faithful 861 2, 2, 1, 1273 | the holy liturgy of the Church and to exercise their baptismal 862 2, 2, 1, 1277 | for salvation, as is the Church herself, which we enter 863 2, 2, 1, 1279 | is incorporated into the Church, the Body of Christ, and 864 2, 2, 1, 1281 | without knowing of the Church but acting under the inspiration 865 2, 2, 1, 1282 | baptized in the faith of the Church. Entry into Christian life 866 2, 2, 1, 1283 | Baptism, the liturgy of the Church invites us to trust in God' 867 2, 2, 1, 1284 | of doing that which the Church does and provided that he 868 2, 2, 1, 1285 | more perfectly bound to the Church and are enriched with a 869 2, 2, 1, 1288 | grace of Pentecost in the Church."98~ 870 2, 2, 1, 1291 | 1291 A custom of the Roman Church facilitated the development 871 2, 2, 1, 1292 | initiation. That of the Latin Church more clearly expresses the 872 2, 2, 1, 1292 | and apostolicity of his Church, and hence the connection 873 2, 2, 1, 1292 | apostolic origins of Christ's Church.~ 874 2, 2, 1, 1303 | renders our bond with the Church more perfect;116 ~- it gives 875 2, 2, 1, 1309 | sense of belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ, the universal 876 2, 2, 1, 1309 | Jesus Christ, the universal Church as well as the parish community. 877 2, 2, 1, 1312 | the apostolic unity of the Church whose bonds are strengthened 878 2, 2, 1, 1312 | Confirmation. In the Latin Church, the same discipline applies 879 2, 2, 1, 1312 | full communion with the Church of a person baptized in 880 2, 2, 1, 1313 | receive it more closely to the Church, to her apostolic origins, 881 2, 2, 1, 1314 | Confirmation.132 Indeed the Church desires that none of her 882 2, 2, 1, 1316 | strengthen our bond with the Church, associate us more closely 883 2, 2, 1, 1318 | initiation. In the Latin Church this sacrament is administered 884 2, 2, 1, 1323 | his beloved Spouse, the Church, a memorial of his death 885 2, 2, 1, 1324 | whole spiritual good of the Church, namely Christ himself, 886 2, 2, 1, 1325 | People of God by which the Church is kept in being. It is 887 2, 2, 1, 1329 | visible expression of the Church.147~ 888 2, 2, 1, 1330 | Savior and includes the Church's offering. the terms holy 889 2, 2, 1, 1330 | Divine Liturgy, because the Church's whole liturgy finds its 890 2, 2, 1, 1333 | to the Lord's command the Church continues to do, in his 891 2, 2, 1, 1333 | gifts of the Creator. the Church sees in the gesture of the 892 2, 2, 1, 1340 | the final Passover of the Church in the glory of the kingdom.~" 893 2, 2, 1, 1342 | 1342 From the beginning the Church has been faithful to the 894 2, 2, 1, 1342 | the Lord's command. of the Church of Jerusalem it is written:~ 895 2, 2, 1, 1343 | encounter it everywhere in the Church with the same fundamental 896 2, 2, 1, 1343 | remains the center of the Church's life.~ 897 2, 2, 1, 1350 | the bread and a cup." "The Church alone offers this pure oblation 898 2, 2, 1, 1352 | celebration:~In the preface, the Church gives thanks to the Father, 899 2, 2, 1, 1352 | unending praise that the Church in heaven, the angels and 900 2, 2, 1, 1353 | 1353 In the epiclesis, the Church asks the Father to send 901 2, 2, 1, 1354 | anamnesis that follows, the Church calls to mind the Passion, 902 2, 2, 1, 1354 | In the intercessions, the Church indicates that the Eucharist 903 2, 2, 1, 1354 | communion with the whole Church in heaven and on earth, 904 2, 2, 1, 1354 | with the pastors of the Church, the Pope, the diocesan 905 2, 2, 1, 1359 | Christ. Through Christ the Church can offer the sacrifice 906 2, 2, 1, 1360 | a blessing by which the Church expresses her gratitude 907 2, 2, 1, 1361 | sacrifice of praise by which the Church sings the glory of God in 908 2, 2, 1, 1361 | Christ and of his Body, the Church~ 909 2, 2, 1, 1362 | sacrifice, in the liturgy of the Church which is his Body. In all 910 2, 2, 1, 1364 | on new meaning. When the Church celebrates the Eucharist, 911 2, 2, 1, 1366 | to his beloved spouse the Church a visible sacrifice (as 912 2, 2, 1, 1368 | also the sacrifice of the Church. the Church which is the 913 2, 2, 1, 1368 | sacrifice of the Church. the Church which is the Body of Christ 914 2, 2, 1, 1368 | offering.~In the catacombs the Church is often represented as 915 2, 2, 1, 1369 | 1369 The whole Church is united with the offering 916 2, 2, 1, 1369 | ministry of Peter in the Church, the Pope is associated 917 2, 2, 1, 1369 | the unity of the universal Church. the bishop of the place 918 2, 2, 1, 1369 | presidency over the particular Church, in the midst of his presbyterium 919 2, 2, 1, 1369 | in the name of the whole Church in an unbloody and sacramental 920 2, 2, 1, 1370 | and all the saints, the Church offers the Eucharistic sacrifice. 921 2, 2, 1, 1370 | sacrifice. In the Eucharist the Church is as it were at the foot 922 2, 2, 1, 1372 | one Body in Christ" the Church continues to reproduce this 923 2, 2, 1, 1373 | present in many ways to his Church:195 in his word, in his 924 2, 2, 1, 1373 | in his word, in his Church's prayer, "where two or 925 2, 2, 1, 1375 | present in this sacrament. the Church Fathers strongly affirmed 926 2, 2, 1, 1375 | affirmed the faith of the Church in the efficacy of the Word 927 2, 2, 1, 1376 | been the conviction of the Church of God, and this holy Council 928 2, 2, 1, 1376 | change the holy Catholic Church has fittingly and properly 929 2, 2, 1, 1378 | the Lord. "The Catholic Church has always offered and still 930 2, 2, 1, 1379 | Eucharist deepened, the Church became conscious of the 931 2, 2, 1, 1379 | especially worthy place in the church and should be constructed 932 2, 2, 1, 1380 | to remain present to his Church in this unique way. Since 933 2, 2, 1, 1380 | communicate this love:~The Church and the world have a great 934 2, 2, 1, 1383 | altar, around which the Church is gathered in the celebration 935 2, 2, 1, 1383 | prayers. Thus the Roman Church prays in its anaphora:~We 936 2, 2, 1, 1387 | the fast required in their Church.218 Bodily demeanor (gestures, 937 2, 2, 1, 1389 | 1389 The Church obliges the faithful "to 938 2, 2, 1, 1389 | Easter season.221 But the Church strongly encourages the 939 2, 2, 1, 1395 | full communion with the Church.~ 940 2, 2, 1, 1396 | the Eucharist makes the Church. Those who receive the Eucharist 941 2, 2, 1, 1396 | faithful in one body - the Church. Communion renews, strengthens, 942 2, 2, 1, 1396 | this incorporation into the Church, already achieved by Baptism. 943 2, 2, 1, 1398 | of the divisions in the Church which break the common participation 944 2, 2, 1, 1399 | communion with the Catholic Church celebrate the Eucharist 945 2, 2, 1, 1399 | circumstances and the approval of Church authority, is not merely 946 2, 2, 1, 1400 | separated from the Catholic Church, "have not preserved the 947 2, 2, 1, 1400 | possible for the Catholic Church. However these ecclesial 948 2, 2, 1, 1401 | communion with the Catholic Church, who ask for them of their 949 2, 2, 1, 1402 | In an ancient prayer the Church acclaims the mystery of 950 2, 2, 1, 1403 | kingdom."240 Whenever the Church celebrates the Eucharist 951 2, 2, 1, 1404 | 1404 The Church knows that the Lord comes 952 2, 2, 1, 1407 | heart and the summit of the Church's life, for in it Christ 953 2, 2, 1, 1407 | it Christ associates his Church and all her members with 954 2, 2, 1, 1407 | on his Body which is the Church.~ 955 2, 2, 1, 1416 | reinforces the unity of the Church as the Mystical Body of 956 2, 2, 1, 1417 | 1417 The Church warmly recommends that the 957 2, 2, 1, 1419 | unites us even now to the Church in heaven, the Blessed Virgin 958 2, 2, 2, 1421 | health,3 has willed that his Church continue, in the power of 959 2, 2, 2, 1422 | time, reconciled with the Church which they have wounded 960 2, 2, 2, 1426 | without blemish," just as the Church herself, the Bride of Christ, 961 2, 2, 2, 1427 | in the gospel."16 In the Church's preaching this call is 962 2, 2, 2, 1428 | uninterrupted task for the whole Church who, "clasping sinners to 963 2, 2, 2, 1429 | the Lord's call to a whole Church: "Repent!"21~St. Ambrose 964 2, 2, 2, 1429 | conversions that, in the Church, "there are water and tears: 965 2, 2, 2, 1438 | are intense moments of the Church's penitential practice.36 966 2, 2, 2, 1439 | his family, which is the Church. Only the heart of Christ 967 2, 2, 2, 1440 | damages communion with the Church. For this reason conversion 968 2, 2, 2, 1440 | reconciliation with the Church, which are expressed and 969 2, 2, 2, 1442 | life and action his whole Church should be the sign and instrument 970 2, 2, 2, 1442 | Reconciliation with the Church~ 971 2, 2, 2, 1444 | reconcile sinners with the Church. This ecclesial dimension 972 2, 2, 2, 1445 | Reconciliation with the Church is inseparable from reconciliation 973 2, 2, 2, 1446 | all sinful members of his Church: above all for those who, 974 2, 2, 2, 1446 | justification. the Fathers of the Church present this sacrament as " 975 2, 2, 2, 1447 | concrete form in which the Church has exercised this power 976 2, 2, 2, 1447 | reconciliation with the Church. From that time on, the 977 2, 2, 2, 1447 | form of penance that the Church has practiced down to our 978 2, 2, 2, 1448 | the intervention of the Church. the Church, who through 979 2, 2, 2, 1448 | intervention of the Church. the Church, who through the bishop 980 2, 2, 2, 1449 | absolution used in the Latin Church expresses the essential 981 2, 2, 2, 1449 | prayer and ministry of the Church:~God, the Father of mercies,~ 982 2, 2, 2, 1449 | through the ministry of the Church~may God give you pardon 983 2, 2, 2, 1455 | to the communion of the Church in order to make a new future 984 2, 2, 2, 1457 | 1457 According to the Church's command, "after having 985 2, 2, 2, 1458 | strongly recommended by the Church.59 Indeed the regular confession 986 2, 2, 2, 1462 | with God, but also with the Church. Since ancient times the 987 2, 2, 2, 1462 | visible head of a particular Church, has thus rightfully been 988 2, 2, 2, 1462 | according to the law of the Church.67~ 989 2, 2, 2, 1466 | to the Magisterium of the Church, and lead the penitent with 990 2, 2, 2, 1467 | respect due to persons, the Church declares that every priest 991 2, 2, 2, 1469 | sacrament reconciles us with the Church. Sin damages or even breaks 992 2, 2, 2, 1469 | effect on the life of the Church which suffered from the 993 2, 2, 2, 1469 | He is reconciled with the Church. He is reconciled with all 994 2, 2, 2, 1471 | practice of indulgences in the Church are closely linked to the 995 2, 2, 2, 1471 | through the action of the Church which, as the minister of 996 2, 2, 2, 1472 | doctrine and practice of the Church, it is necessary to understand 997 2, 2, 2, 1476 | communion of saints the Church's treasury, which is "not 998 2, 2, 2, 1476 | contrary the 'treasury of the Church' is the infinite value, 999 2, 2, 2, 1477 | indulgence from God through the Church~ 1000 2, 2, 2, 1478 | is obtained through the Church who, by virtue of the power


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