Bishop Priest Deacon
They assist the b_____,
Role They are in charge of a
They are in charge of a
and can carry out
p_______. They celebrate
(What d______. They b______, w______ and
the s_________, in
they do) particular the M____. f_________.
In areas where there are
They are part of the They administer the
Why they not enough p_____,
M_________ with the S______. Without them,
are deacons can help the
Catholics could not receive
P____. They make sure the
the E_____ or receive the
d_______ is following the congregation by providing
important Sacrament of R________.
faith of the C___. some of the s______.
The bishops ... hand Deacons are ministers
The priests help the
Catechism on the gift of the o_______ for tasks of
b_____ to teach the faith
and celebrate divine service of the Church.
teaching H___ S____. (CCC
w_____. (CCC 939) (CCC 1596)
“Priests should not marry.”
Celibacy is Priests can
the tradition be devoted to
God and their
from St Paul. families.
remained single -
St Peter was sacriﬁce their
priests should follow
married. lives to God just
his example. like Jesus did.
The Apostolic Tradition, the
Magisterium or the Papacy?
The message of Issues that did
He is the Head of
the Church is the not exist in the He is the
the Church who
same message time of the successor of St
that Jesus gave to Apostles can be Peter.
the Church. addressed.
This ensures that the
This explains why
It provides clear This means there teaching of the
the Church has the
teaching to is an unbroken Church is updated
authority to but does not change
Catholics on how link between Jesus
interpret the Bible to something
to live their lives. and the Church.
for Catholics. unacceptable.