What do these three all have in common ? How are their jobs different?. Priest. They have all taken the Sacrament of Holy Orders (they have been Ordained). Bishop. Deacon. The Sacrament of Holy Orders. To describe who can take Holy Orders To explain what Priesthood involves
How are their jobs different?
To describe who can take Holy Orders
To explain what Priesthood involves
To reflect on the challenges of taking Holy Orders
Watch the video to find out what a priest does.
Watch the video again to check your answers.
Write down your own definition of what a priest is, using your answers.
Which do you think is the most important job of a priest?
The Bishop anoints the man’s hands with Holy Oil, as his hands will be used for his task of giving the Sacraments
The Bishop gives the new priest a chalice and paten, as a sign that he is now a priest, for offering sacrifice to God.
The Bishop lays his hands on the man’s head, giving him the power and authority of the Holy Spirit, to forgive sins
Draw the 3 pictures, and add the labels to explain what is happening.
**Look up Hebrews 5:1,4. What is the quote saying? Explain it in your own words.
Heb hands will be used for his task of giving the Sacraments5:1,4
“Everyhigh priest is selected from among the people, to represent them before God, and offer gifts and sacrifices for sin.And no-one takes this honour on himself, but receives it from God.”
Look up one of the quotes.
Write it out.
Explain what it says about what a priest should be like.
Do you think your priest is like this?
HW Is it right that all priests should be unmarried? hands will be used for his task of giving the Sacraments
Explain 2 reasons why being unmarried would help them to be a better priest.
Explain 2 reason why it might be a good idea if priests were allowed to marry.
Explain what you think and why.
Draw a stick-person version of Deacon, Priest and Bishop. Label the differences between them.
All of them wear dog-collars, but only bishops have a mitre (hat) and crozier (staff). Only deacons can marry. Only Bishops can give all the Sacraments – priests can’t give confirmation or Holy Orders. Deacons can only give the Sac. Of Baptism.
*What do you see your priest doing in your church?