Role Of Cantor In Catholic Church. The catholic church's discipline of mandatory celibacy for priests within the latin church (while allowing very limited individual exceptions) has been criticized for not following either the protestant reformation practice, which rejects mandatory celibacy, or the eastern catholic churches's and eastern orthodox churches's practice, which requires celibacy for bishops and. From the lectionary for mass, no.
A priest, also, who possesses within the church the sacred power of orders to offer sacrifice in the person of christ, presides by this fact over the faithful people gathered here and now, presides over their prayer, proclaims to them the message of salvation, associates the people with himself in the offering of sacrifice through christ in the holy spirit to god the father, and gives his. The catholic church teaches that the sacraments are efficacious signs of grace, instituted by christ and entrusted to the church, by which divine life is dispensed to us. the church teaches that the effect of a sacrament comes ex opere operato, by the very fact of being administered, regardless of the personal holiness of the minister administering it. Staff must have permission from their supervisor before entering an office or church building.