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1119 Forming "as it were, one mystical person" with Christ the head, the Church acts in the sacraments as "an organically structured priestly community." 36 Through Baptism and Confirmation the pRiestly people is enabled to celebrate the liturgy, while those of the faithful "who have received Holy Orders, are appointed to nourish the Church with the word and grace of God in the name of Christ." 37

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PART TWO: THE CELEBRATION OF THE CHRISTIAN MYSTERY

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SECTION ONE: THE SACRAMENTAL ECONOMY

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CHAPTER ONE: THE PASCHAL MYSTERY IN THE AGE OF THE CHURCH

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ARTICLE 2: THE PASCHAL MYSTERY IN THE CHURCH'S SACRAMENTS

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36 LG 11; cf. Pius XII, Mystici Corporis (1943).

37 LG 11 § 2.

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