Ordained ministers Occupy a special place in the Christian Community Servants to God.
Deacons Role: During the Liturgy• Announcing the Penitential Rite• Proclaiming the Gospel• Preaching the Homily• Voicing the petitions• Dismissing the congregation• Assisting with the • Deacons are permitted to assist Eucharistic gifts the Pastor by Baptizing and• Serving as officiating at the Sacrament of a Eucharistic Minister Holy Matrimony• Purifying the vessels after • They can also preside Funeral Communion Services (not Mass) and prayer• Dismissing the services including Liturgy of the Congregation Word services. Dave DiMarco Tim Egan Kyle McElwee
Deacons Role: Outside the Liturgy• The Deacons role outside the Liturgy depends on the parish that he serves o These include Administrating roles (managing a parish if a priest is not present) Ministry to the Sick and aged Ministry to the poor Ministry to those with drug/alcohol problems Prison Ministry Christian education Any way to serve their community
What is your role in Today’s Church?Deacons are called to a three-fold ministry: Ministry of Charity Ministry of the Word Ministry of the Altar
Ordinary attire for permanent deaconis that of a layman.
The apostle Paul was one of the most famous citizens ofthe Roman Empire and one of the most influentialindividuals in history. He was used by the Lord in hismissionary and evangelistic activities. Dane Plummer Arwins Cheema Khang Mai
Paul the Apostle, also called the Apostle Paul, and Saint Paul is described in the Christian New Testament as one of the most influential early Christian missionariesCody Sutton
Sauls Early Life• Born in Tarsus, Cilicia, betw een 1 and 10 A.D• Saul was raised as a Pharisaical Jew• Roman Citizen• Persecuted Christians -- took part in the stoning of St. Stephen, the first Christian martyr.
Paul the Apostle • Paul is considered to be an Apostle • A Gentile is a non Jew. • Pauls actionsJohn Carey Kyle MacMillan Phil Auge and letters.Jake Gassew Eric Milkowski
St. Pauls JourneysDom DiGalbo Paul Pfeffinger Paul-mike Rememnter Brendan Buchanan Tyler Ramirez
Transportation1. overland through Anatolia, on Roman roads which followedthe ancient routes that trailed the natural river and mountainpasses.2. horses, donkey and traveler wagon.3.Boats, and mostly on foot Steve Horn, Kyle Holloway, Darnell Everette, Ty Nguyen
NEW TESTAMENT• Saint Paul wrote fourteen epistles• Epistles -letters that he wrote to communities while traveling and under house arrest• Are an essential part of the New Testament Andre Bennett
Letter to the Corinthians St. Paul established a Christian community in Corinth The book is rich in content, as it includes key passages on the Eucharist (Chapter 11), the charismatic gifts of the Holy Spirit (Chapter 12), on love (Chapter 13), and on the Resurrection of the Body (Chapter 15).Jake Ruffenach
Paul wrote this letter to correct what he saw as erroneous views in the Corinthian church. Several sources informed Paul of conflicts within the church at Corinth In general, sections within the church at Corinth seem to be a problem, and Paul makes it a point to mention these conflicts in the beginning. Paul wants to bring them back to what he sees as correct doctrine, saying that God has given him the opportunity to be a “skilled master builder” to lay the foundation and let others build upon it Dominic Villari Billy Dougherty And Brendan Colivas
1. Be happy 2. Grow in Christ 3. Pay attention to what I have to say. 4. Live in harmony and peace. 5. May the God of love and peace be with you. 6. May the grace of Our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. 7. May God’s love and the Holy Spirit’s friendship be yours. Bikeem Lammons Ryan Leimbach
From Saul to Paul, the distinctive metal artwork on the northeast wall of thechurch, traces the stages of St. Pauls life from Saul the persecutor to Paul the martyr.The artwork is fashioned from pliable metal meticulously formed into a 15-foot longtableau with the word Saul at the left and Paul at the right .St. Paul is depicted fromstudent to tentmaker, to convert, missionary, confessor, author and finally martyr.The conversion is the center of the design
What is R.C.I.A?• What? o Initiates new members into the Catholic Church• Who? o Adults, o Older children not baptized during youth, and o Those baptized, but not catechized who seek communion with the Catholic Church.• How? o 4 main stages o Influenced by the Churchs history and roots Nigel Alston Paveenwat Siludom Nicholas Slavin
The FOUR Steps Step One MYSTAGOGY Step Three PURIFICATION Step Two CATECHUMEN Step One INQUIRY Marc Hanly Chris Humbert
The Sacraments of Initiation• Easter Vigil o The Elect are invited to receive the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist o The Elect are welcomed into full communion with the Catholic Church o They celebrate the Mass in full with the rest of the congregation.
According to tradition, Peter established the line of popes in Rome. He baptized the Roman pagan Cornelius, and at the Council of Jerusalem he gave his support to preaching to Gentiles. It is certain that Peter died in Rome and that his martyrdom came during the reign of Emperor Nero Nick Balestra, Ben Center, and Rob McDevitt
PETER• First Pope• Leader of the Church• Hero of the faith• Thrown into jail and saved by angel• Martyr – crucified upside down Michael Proska and Domenic Luciani
Where And How The Apostles Exercised Their Leadership• Many of the Apostles travel all around the world preaching the word of God.• Some of the locations they visited included: o Rome o Greece o Cyprus o Asia Minor o Italy• This list is very significant because in that time period it was not easy to travel the distances the Apostles did.• The Apostles showed great dedication and leadership by devoting their lives to spreading the word of God.
Mark the Evangelist isthe author of the Gospelof Mark.He is the founder of theChurch ofAlexandria, and also isan evangelist. Tyrone Blango
Facts Apostolic Succession Pope & Bishops of the Church DutiesDevin FonroseDamear PitterMarquis BransonEric Womack
Apostolic successionis transmitted in anepiscopalconsecration by thelaying on of hands.
The Duties of a Bishop • The Bishops of the Church are given to us by Christ to act as our shepherds. Bishops are in charge of a Diocese which is an area made of local parishes of the faithful. The Bishop is the superior of all the priests in his dioceses, as well as the local spiritual leader of all the faithful of his diocese.
The Archbishop of Philadelphia• Charles Joseph Chaput is the current Archbishop of Philadelphia• The responsibility is to TEACH GOVERN SANCTIFY