Holy Orders


Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Ministerial Priesthood and Liturgical Anamnesis in the Thought of Edward J. Kilmartin, S.J. Edward P. Hahnenberg

The Sacramentality of Episcopal Consecration Susan Wood

Priesthood, Ministry, and Religious Life: Some Historical and Historiographical Considerations John W. O'Malley

Ministerial Priesthood Paul Lakeland

What is a Priest? Walter J. Burghardt

Priesthood and Ministry from the New Testament to Nicea Carl J. Armbruster

The Concept of the Validity in Ministry Joseph M. Powers

The Permanence of the Ministry Christopher Kiesling

Toward a Theology of Priesthood William H. Dodd

The apostolic constitution Sacramentum ordinis Francis J. Connell

A Commission on the Greek Ordinal in the Seventeenth Century F. A. Gasquet, O. S. B. Scroll to page 625

St. Thomas Aquinas: The Summa Theologica on Holy Orders -
  • The sacrament of Order as to its essence and its parts
  • The effect of this sacrament
  • The qualities required of those who receive this sacrament
  • The distinction of Orders, of their acts, and the imprinting of the character
  • Those who confer this sacrament
  • The impediments to this sacrament
  • The things annexed to the sacrament of Order

    Extreme Unction and Holy Orders Baltimore Catechism

    The Sacrament of Holy Orders

    The Ordination of Women



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