U.24 — CCC 1680-1690
The Church, in celebrating a funeral, recognizes the fulfillment of the deceased person’s sacramental journey of hope that began at Baptism.
U.23 — CCC 1667-1679
The Church has instituted sacramentals — through which God showers us with grace and prepares us to receive the sacraments. There are three main “types” of sacramentals: blessings, consecrations and…
U.22 — CCC 1601-1666
In marriage, Jesus gives spouses sacramental grace to take up their crosses and follow Him. By this grace, spouses learn to lay down their lives for each other and for…
U.21 — CCC 1533-1600
Priests play a unique role in the Church because they, in a special way, are the hands and feet of Jesus and allow us to receive the sacraments and hear…