Holy Orders


Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Ministerial Priesthood and Liturgical Anamnesis in the Thought of Edward J. Kilmartin, S.J. By Edward P. Hahnenberg in Theological Studies, June 2005

The Sacramentality of Episcopal Consecration By Susan Wood in Theological Studies, September 1990

Priesthood, Ministry, and Religious Life: Some Historical and Historiographical Considerations By John W. O'Malley in Theological Studies, June 1988

Ministerial Priesthood By Paul Lakeland in The Way, 1976

What is a Priest? By Walter J. Burghardt in The Way, 1974

Toward a Theology of Priesthood By William H. Dodd in Theological Studies, December 1967

St. Thomas Aquinas: The Summa Theologica on Holy Orders -
  • The sacrament of Order as to its essence and its parts
  • The effect of this sacrament
  • The qualities required of those who receive this sacrament
  • The distinction of Orders, of their acts, and the imprinting of the character
  • Those who confer this sacrament
  • The impediments to this sacrament
  • The things annexed to the sacrament of Order

    Extreme Unction and Holy Orders Baltimore Catechism

    The Sacrament of Holy Orders

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