Catechism of the Catholic Church: Holy Orders

How does the Church understand the sacrament of Holy Orders? The priests of the Old Covenant saw their duty as mediating between heavenly and earthly things, between God and his people. Since Christ is the “one mediator between God and men,” (1 Tim 2:5) he perfected and ended that priesthood. After Christ there can beContinue reading “Catechism of the Catholic Church: Holy Orders”