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Catechism of the Catholic Church - Book 3, Celebration of the Christian Mysteries: Chapter 3, The Sacraments of Personal Unions & Funerals Summary & Analysis

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Book 3, Celebration of the Christian Mysteries: Chapter 3, The Sacraments of Personal Unions & Funerals Summary and Analysis

Here the book is devoted to the sacraments of Holy Orders and Matrimony. The Catechism explains that in both cases the emphasis is on service to another or to others and to the salvation of the other rather than the salvation of oneself or humanity in general.

One purpose of this category of rite is to unify the individuum with the mission of the Church. This means that they are specially initiated into not only the Church as members but further into the mission of the Church. While the sacraments of initiation into the Catholic religion are for the salvation of the recipient as part of the Body of Christ, they do not intentionally create conditions ideal...

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