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Religion Test Chapter 13
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The ordained are the only church ministers who carry on Jesus' ministry as priests, prophets, or servant leaders.
Since the early church the central priestly function of Christian leaders has been presiding at Eucharistic celebrations.
Jesus met his disciples expectations of a Messiah King.
Holy orders may be received by any person who has been confirmed and trained to minister in the Catholic Church.
Deacons assist priests in everything but sacramental duties.
A married man may be ordained a Catholic deacon but once ordained a single deacon may not marry.
The ordained ministry is collegial(shared responsibility).
A bishops miter is a symbol of his vow of poverty.
The three holy orders recognized by the church today have their roots in the early church.
The role of permanent deacon disappeared after the sixth century but was restored after the Second Vatican Council.
What is the role of all ordained ministers in the church?
To lead people to an encounter with God.
In the letter to the Hebrews it describes Jesus as...
.. true high priest who's sacrifice permanently restored the people's relationship with God
A profit is...
...constantly reminds people about God
Christ acts through them because...
...bishops and priests represent Christ.
Early Christians saw Jesus as the one and only high priest.
Ordained ministers serve as a living reminder of Jesus' prophetic message.
Jesus didn't like to resort to manipulation but sometimes did in order to get people to follow him.
In the Catholic church bishops are considered successors to the Apostles.
All priests take vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience in addition to priesthood.
Celibacy means that bishops and priests must reserve their deep love for God alone.
A bishop's staff symbolizes his following of the leadership style of Jesus.
Who did the early Christians believe shared in the early priesthood of Jesus?
All Christian believers
What are the three types of ordained ministers?
priests, deacons, and bishops
...was committed to serving others.
The main function of a bishop...
...pastoral governance of a diocese, leading worship and sacraments, and teaching and applying gospel to his own time.
Oe=rdained ministry flows...
out of the whole communities responsibly to carry on Christ's ministry.
Who may preside at holy orders?
Only a bishop
The council of Trent in the mid 16th century...
...aimed to establish a more pias and better educated clergy
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