Sunday, December 6, 2009

Sunday in the Year for Priests

The Precepts of the Catholic Church

1.  You shall attend Mass on Sundays and on holy days of obligation and rest from servile labor.

2.  You shall confess your sins at least once a year.

3.  You shall receive the sacrament of the Eucharist at least during the Easter season.

4.  You shall observe the days of fasting and abstinence established by the Church.

5.  You shall help to provide for the needs of the Church.
From the Catechism of the Catholic Church #2042-43

(The traditional precepts included two more.)

1.  Study Catholic teaching.

2.  Observe the marriage laws of the church and provide religious training for one's children.

Peace be with you!

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