Ordination is the process by which individuals are consecrated, that is, set apart as clergy to perform various religious rites and ceremonies. The process and ceremonies of ordination vary by religion and denomination. One who is in preparation for, or who is undergoing the process of ordination is sometimes called an ordinand. The liturgy used at an ordination is sometimes referred to as an ordination.
In Christianity, ordination is one of the seven sacraments, variously called holy orders or cheirotonia. There are three “degrees” of ordination: deacon, presbyter, and bishop. Both bishops and presbyters are priests and have authority to celebrate the Eucharist.Ordination of a bishop is performed by several bishops; ordination of a priest or deacon is performed by a single bishop. The ordination of a new bishop is also called a consecration.Only a person ordained to the priesthood may administer.
The most especially is hear confessions, serve as the ordinary minister of giving the host during Communion, anointing the sick- unction, presiding at Requiem or Memorial services or religious marriages involving a Mass, or celebrating any Mass- the Eucharist.
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