Baltimore Catechism No. 1 (of 4) eBook

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LESSON TWENTIETH ON THE SACRIFICE OF THE MASS

262.  Q. When are the bread and wine changed into the body and blood of Christ?  A. The bread and wine are changed into the body and blood of Christ at the consecration in the Mass.

263.  Q. What is the Mass?  A. The Mass is the unbloody sacrifice of the body and blood of Christ.

265.  Q. Is the Mass the same sacrifice as that of the cross?  A. The Mass is the same sacrifice as that of the cross.

269.  Q. How should we assist at Mass?  A. We should assist at Mass with great interior recollection and piety, and with every outward mark of respect and devotion.

LESSON TWENTY-FIRST ON EXTREME UNCTION AND HOLY ORDERS

271.  Q. What is the Sacrament of Extreme Unction?  A. Extreme Unction is the Sacrament which, through the anointing and prayer of the priest, gives health and strength to the soul, and sometimes to the body, when we are in danger of death from sickness.

274.  Q. Which are the effects of the Sacrament of Extreme Unction?  A. The effects of Extreme Unction are:  1st, to comfort us in the pains of sickness and to strengthen us against temptation; 2d, to remit venial sins and to cleanse our soul from the remains of sin; 3d, to restore us to health, when God sees fit.

278.  Q. What is the Sacrament of Holy Orders?  A. Holy Orders is a Sacrament by which bishops, priests, and other ministers of the Church are ordained and receive the power and grace to perform their sacred duties.

LESSON TWENTY-SECOND ON MATRIMONY

282.  Q. What is the Sacrament of Matrimony?  A. The Sacrament of Matrimony is the Sacrament which unites a Christian man and woman in lawful marriage.

285.  Q. Which are the effects of the Sacrament of Matrimony?  A. The effects of the Sacrament of Matrimony are:  1st, to sanctify the love of husband and wife; 2d, to give them grace to bear with each other’s weaknesses; 3d, to enable them to bring up their children in the fear and love of God.

286.  Q. To receive the Sacrament of matrimony worthily is it necessary to be in the state of grace?  A. To receive the Sacrament of Matrimony worthily it is necessary to be in the state of grace, and it is necessary also to comply with the laws of the Church.

LESSON TWENTY-THIRD ON THE SACRAMENTALS

292.  Q. What is a sacramental?  A. A sacramental is anything set apart or blessed by the Church to excite good thoughts and to increase devotion, and through these movements of the heart to remit venial sin.

294.  Q. Which is the chief sacramental used in the Church?  A. The chief sacramental used in the Church is the sign of the cross.

295.  Q. How do we make the sign of the cross?  A. We make the sign of the cross by putting the right hand to the forehead, then on the breast, and then to the left and right shoulders, saying, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.  Amen.

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