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Author:  Petronius [ Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:07 pm ]
Post subject:  Are the laity considered PRIESTS?

According to Revelations 1: 5-6 Christ loves us and freed us from our sins by his blood, and made us to be a kingdom, priests serving his God and Father.
Are the laity considered PRIESTS?

Author:  Closet Catholic [ Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:20 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Are the laity considered PRIESTS?

Petronius wrote:
According to Revelations 1: 5-6 Christ loves us and freed us from our sins by his blood, and made us to be a kingdom, priests serving his God and Father.
Are the laity considered PRIESTS?
Yes, in the same way that all citizens of the nation of Israel in the Old Testament were priests, as seen from the quotation in Revelation 1.

Author:  Obi-Wan Kenobi [ Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:30 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Are the laity considered PRIESTS?

http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p2s2c3a6.htm

See in particular #s 1546-1547 and 1591-1592.

Author:  Doom [ Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:06 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Are the laity considered PRIESTS?

Obi-Wan Kenobi wrote:
http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p2s2c3a6.htm

See in particular #s 1546-1547 and 1591-1592.


That puts it rather succinctly. The Catechism really is a remarkable document.

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