Form for the ordination of a priest of the Catholic Church
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Published by s.n.] in [Toronto? .
Written in English


  • Installation,
  • Clergé,
  • Ordination,
  • Clergy,
  • Église catholique,
  • Catholic Church

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Edition Notes

Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1995.

SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 73740, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 73740
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (14 fr.)
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25459358M
ISBN 100665737408

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A Priest and a Lay Person, and additional presenters if desired, standing before the bishop, present the ordinand, saying N., Bishop in the Church of God, on behalf of the clergy and people of the Diocese of N., we present to you N.N. to be ordained a . there is not one mandatory prayer in the new rite of ordination itself which makes clear that the essence of the Catholic priesthood is the conferral of the powers to offer the sacrifice of the Mass and to absolve men of their sins, and that the sacrament imparts a character which differentiates a priest not simply in degree but in essence from. There are three different orders or dimensions of ordination in the Catholic Church: bishop, priest and deacon. In the Roman Catholic Church, bishops and priests are obliged to celibacy, that is, to remain unmarried. Married men may be ordained as deacons. In the Ordination ceremony, the bishop places his hands on the head of the one being. The Preface to the Ordination Rites of the Prayer Book notes that the church intends to maintain and continue the three orders of bishops, priests, and deacons. The ordination services are therefore appointed by the church. No person is to exercise the office of bishop, priest, or deacon unless he or she has been ordained.

  For Catholic communities in the Amazon, some of which date from the time of the Spanish colonization of the Americas, the continued priest shortage coupled with the spread of evangelical churches. Rite for the Ordination to the Priesthood BACKGROUNDER Only a man who has already been ordained a deacon may be ordained to the priesthood. A man who is to be ordained a priest must be twenty-five years old. In the Roman Rite a man who is to be ordained a priest must normally promise to be celibate for the sake of the Kingdom. THE NEW FORM FOR ORDINATION OF PRIESTS Here is the form of the New Rite of Ordination of Priests: “Grant, we beseech You, Almighty Father, to these Your servants, the dignity of the Priesthood; renew within them the spirit .   The Limits of What a Church Can Do With a Misbehaving Priest: The Case of Fr. Tetherow January 2, Fr. Matthew P. Schneider, LC Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives.

The following liturgy for the ordination of a priest is taken from the revision of The Book of Common Prayer of the Episcopal Church (USA). Concerning the Service When a bishop is to confer Holy Orders, at least two presbyters must be present. From the beginning of the service until the offertory, the bishop. Anglican Orders.— In the creed of the Catholic Church, Holy Order is one of the Seven Sacraments instituted by Our Lord Jesus Christ. Its office is to transmit and perpetuate those mystic powers of the priesthood whereby the Blessed Sacrament of the altar is consecrated and offered up in sacrifice; and whereby alone the Sacraments of Confirmation, Penance, and .   Prayer of Ordination of a Priest This reflection on the Prayer of Ordination is largely taken from my book, The Mass Explained (Catholic Book, ). The Prayer of Ordination is based largely upon one found in the Gelasian Sacramentary and may well date to sometime in the late fifth century. The prayer begins with a sense of urgency. Clerical celibacy is the discipline within the Catholic Church by which only unmarried men are ordained to the episcopate, to the priesthood (with individual exceptions) in some autonomous particular Churches, and similarly to the diaconate (with exceptions for certain categories of people). In other autonomous particular churches, the discipline applies only to the episcopate.