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The Sacraments of Salvation

Celebrated worthily in faith, the sacraments confer the grace that they signify. They are efficacious because in them Christ himself is at work: it is he who baptizes, he who acts in his sacraments in order to communicate the grace … Continue reading

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The Sacraments of Faith

Christ sent his apostles so that “repentance and forgiveness of sins should be preached in his name to all nations”. “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son … Continue reading

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The Sacraments of the Church

As she has done for the canon of Sacred Scripture and for the doctrine of the faith, the Church, by the power of the Spirit who guides her “into all truth,” has gradually recognized this treasure received from Christ and, … Continue reading

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The Sacraments of Christ

“Adhering to the teaching of the Holy Scriptures, to the apostolic traditions, and to the consensus . . . of the Fathers,” we profess that “the sacraments of the new law were . . . all instituted by Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit and the Church in the Liturgy II

The Spirit and the Church cooperate to manifest Christ and his work of salvation in the liturgy. Primarily in the Eucharist, and by analogy in the other sacraments, the liturgy is the memorial of the mystery of salvation. the Holy … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit and the Church in the Liturgy

In the liturgy the Holy Spirit is teacher of the faith of the People of God and artisan of “God’s masterpieces,” the sacraments of the New Covenant. the desire and work of the Spirit in the heart of the Church … Continue reading

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Christ’s Work in the Liturgy

Christ glorified . . . “Seated at the right hand of the Father” and pouring out the Holy Spirit on his Body which is the Church, Christ now acts through the sacraments he instituted to communicate his grace. the sacraments … Continue reading

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