Church Hierarchy, the Mission of the Laity, and the Communion of Saints

Welcome back to the More Than Ordinary Catechism Read-through! Today we covered Part I, Section II, Ch. 3, Article 9, Paragraphs 4-6 and Article 10.

The topics in those sections include:

-Hierarchy within the Catholic Church, and why it’s important

-The role of the Pope, Bishops, and Priests

-The responsibility of the laity as bearers of Christ to the world

-The beauty of Consecrated Life

-The Communion of Saints

-Mary as Mother of the Church

-The Church’s ability to forgive every sin, no matter how grave

Books recommended/referenced:

Crossing the Tiber by Stephen K. Ray: https://www.ignatius.com/Crossing-the-Tiber-P516.aspx

By What Authority? by Mark Shea: https://www.ignatius.com/By-What-Authority-P190.aspx

The Catholic Girl’s Guide by Fr. Lasance: https://archive.org/details/TheCatholicGirlsGuide/page/n7/mode/2up

I also pulled out two smaller sections from the full video, one about the importance of Church leaders and another about why Catholics love Mother Mary! You can watch them both on my YouTube channel here.

Thank you for following along with me!

To God be the Glory!

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