Daily Archives: January 10, 2013

Canon 840-848

PART I. THE SACRAMENTS Can.  840 The sacraments of the New Testament were instituted by Christ the Lord and entrusted to the Church. As actions of Christ and the Church, they are signs and means which express and strengthen the … Continue reading

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Canon 834-839

BOOK IVFUNCTION OF THE CHURCH (Cann. 834 – 848) LIBER IV. DE ECCLESIAE MUNERE SANCTIFICANDI Can.  834 §1. The Church fulfills its sanctifying function in a particular way through the sacred liturgy, which is an exercise of the priestly function … Continue reading

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Canon 833

TITLE V. THE PROFESSION OF FAITH (Can. 833) Can. 833 The following are obliged personally to make a profession of faith according to the formula approved by the Apostolic See: 1/ in the presence of the president or his delegate, … Continue reading

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Canon 822-832

TITLE IV. INSTRUMENTS OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATION AND BOOKS IN PARTICULAR (Cann. 822 – 832) Can. 822 §1. The pastors of the Church, using a right proper to the Church in fulfilling their function, are to endeavor to make use of … Continue reading

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Canon 815-821

CHAPTER III. ECCLESIASTICAL UNIVERSITIES AND FACULTIES Can. 815 Ecclesiastical universities or faculties, which are to investigate the sacred disciplines or those connected to the sacred and to instruct students scientifically in the same disciplines, are proper to the Church by … Continue reading

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Canon 807-814

CHAPTER II. CATHOLIC UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER INSTITUTES OF HIGHER STUDIES Can. 807 The Church has the right to erect and direct universities, which contribute to a more profound human culture, the fuller development of the human person, and the fulfillment … Continue reading

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Canon 796-806

CHAPTER I. SCHOOLS Can. 796 §1. Among the means to foster education, the Christian faithful are to hold schools in esteem; schools are the principal assistance to parents in fulfilling the function of education. §2. Parents must cooperate closely with … Continue reading

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Canon 793-795

TITLE III. CATHOLIC EDUCATION (Cann. 793 – 821) Can. 793 §1. Parents and those who take their place are bound by the obligation and possess the right of educating their offspring. Catholic parents also have the duty and right of … Continue reading

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Canon 781-792

TITLE II. THE MISSIONARY ACTION OF THE CHURCH (Cann. 781 – 792) Can. 781 Since the whole Church is by its nature missionary and the work of evangelization must be held as a fundamental duty of the people of God, … Continue reading

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Canon 773-780

CHAPTER II. CATECHETICAL INSTRUCTION Can. 773 It is a proper and grave duty especially of pastors of souls to take care of the catechesis of the Christian people so that the living faith of the faithful becomes manifest and active … Continue reading

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Canon 762-772

CHAPTER I. THE PREACHING OF THE WORD OF GOD Can. 762 Sacred ministers, among whose principal duties is the proclamation of the gospel of God to all, are to hold the function of preaching in esteem since the people of … Continue reading

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Canon 756-761

TITLE I. THE MINISTRY OF THE DIVINE WORD (Cann. 756 – 780) Can. 756 §1. With respect to the universal Church, the function of proclaiming the gospel has been entrusted principally to the Roman Pontiff and the college of bishops. … Continue reading

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Canon 747-755

BOOK III. THE TEACHING FUNCTION OF THE CHURCH LIBER III. DE ECCLESIAE MUNERE DOCENDI Can. 747 §1. The Church, to which Christ the Lord has entrusted the deposit of faith so that with the assistance of the Holy Spirit it … Continue reading

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