Why is the Sacrament of Holy Orders called the Sacrament of service and Communion? Since Sacred Orders involves teaching, governing and sanctifying in relationship to the whole people of God, Holy Orders is also referred to as a Sacrament at the Service of Communion. Those ordained serve the common priesthood of the faithful.
What are the sacraments at the service of Communion and the mission of the faithful? Sacraments at the Service of Communion and Mission
Two sacraments, Holy Orders and Matrimony, confer a special grace for a particular mission in the Church to serve and build up the People of God. These sacraments contribute in a special way to ecclesial communion and to the salvation of others.
What are the sacraments of service in the Catholic Church? Sacraments are efficacious signs of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, through which Divine life is given. There are seven Sacraments: Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Reconciliation, Anointing of the Sick, Matrimony, and Holy Orders.
Is Communion a sacrament? The Eucharist, or Holy Communion, is another sacrament of initiation and can be received daily if desired. It is the central rite of Catholic worship. A baptized child’s First Communion is usually celebrated around age seven or eight and is preceded by their first confession (the sacrament of Reconciliation).