From the Dirt A Life Night on the Ministerial Priesthood About this Night The Gather is a small group competition where the teens dig for materials to build a church. The Proclaim explains the role and purpose of the ministerial priesthood. The Break is a small group discussion on the teens’ understanding of the ministerial priesthood. The Send encourages the teens to pray for priests. Goal of This Night The goal of From the Dirt is to clarify the role of the ministerial priesthood in the Church and in the world, as well as to help the teens understand the necessity of the ministerial priesthood in relationship to the common priesthood. Catechism # 874 - 878 # 1545 # 1547 - 1553 # 1577 - 1579 Scripture Hebrews 5:1 -5 Matthew 4:18 -22 Matthew 16:18 -19 Key Concepts • Christ established the ministerial priesthood — the priesthood of the New Covenant — to offer distinct sacrifice at the service of the common priesthood. • The identity of the priest is directly tied to the celebration of the liturgy where he offers the perpetual sacrifice of Christ. • The ministerial priesthood is a personal call by Christ and is administered through the Sacrament of Holy Orders. Key Terms: In Persona Christi Ministerial Priesthood New Covenant End of Free Preview Thanks for reviewing this Life Night! If you would like the full version of this resource please sign in. If you are signed in and still can't download this resource, please contact parish support in the chat below.