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St. Thomas Aquinas
Summa Theologica

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1 1, 1 | natural bent of the will ~ministers to charity. Hence the Apostle 2 1, 22 | king, that he should have ~ministers; through whose mediation 3 1, 22 | a king's dignity to have ministers who ~execute his providence. 4 1, 70 | the body, though the body ~ministers, as it were, to their production. 5 1, 71 | the body, though the body ~ministers, as it were, to their production. 6 1, 90 | Although the angels are the ministers of God, as regards ~what 7 1, 90 | the angels could act as ministers in the ~formation of the 8 1, 102 | requires to govern by ~means of ministers. Therefore God governs all 9 1, 102 | earthly king should have ministers to execute his ~laws is 10 1, 102 | because by the ordering of ministers the kingly power is brought 11 1, 108 | The holy angels are the ministers of the Divine wisdom. ~Hence 12 1, 110 | His angels spirits and His ministers a flame ~of fire" (Heb. 13 1, 110 | Those who act as God's ministers, either men or angels, are ~ 14 1, 111 | assistants are superior to the ministers ~there will be more assistants 15 1, 111 | be more assistants than ministers. In this way, the words ~" 16 1, 111 | are as many assistants as ministers: but since it is written ~" 17 1, 111 | much more numerous than the ministers. Nor is this ~said to signify 18 1, 113 | power, by ~deputing certain ministers to assail man, as the angels 19 2, 98 | ye His Angels . . . you ministers of His." But the ~Old Law 20 2, 98 | should be given to men by the ministers of God, i.e. by the ~angels. 21 2, 101 | certain preparation of the ministers, with the view ~of fitting 22 2, 101 | of the ~people or of the ministers; and to this the "sacraments" 23 2, 102 | the ~direction of God's ministers, and through the cooperation 24 2, 102 | special vessels, and special ministers to be appointed for the 25 2, 102 | and for the upkeep of the ~ministers who served the tabernacle. 26 2, 102 | and Levites, who were the ~ministers of divine worship. Consequently, 27 2, 102 | others belonged to the ministers.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[102] A[ 28 2, 102 | divine worship, so were the ministers by some special purification 29 2, 102 | done in the institution of ministers: for first, they were ~purified; 30 2, 102 | be observed in the very ministers. ~Wherefore, in order to 31 2, 102 | obviate contempt for the ministers, it was ~prescribed that 32 2, 102 | denote the virtues of God's ministers. Now there are four ~things 33 2, 102 | are necessary to all His ministers, viz. chastity denoted by ~ 34 2, 107 | exhibit ourselves as the ministers of ~God, in much patience, 35 2, 108 | observances ~pertaining to God's ministers, so also were there certain 36 2, 108 | have been prescribed to the ministers ~of God; as may be gathered 37 2, 108 | Eucharist, Orders of the ministers ~of the New Law, by the 38 2, 61 | account of us as of the ministers of Christ, ~and the dispensers 39 2, 62 | clerics, who are God's ministers and have spiritual power, 40 2, 62 | clerics to strike or kill: for ministers should ~imitate their master, 41 2, 62 | himself, so also are his ministers." The other reason is ~because 42 2, 62 | that they may be fitting ~ministers of the New Testament.~Aquin.: 43 2, 62 | Old ~Testament were the ministers of the Old Law, which appointed 44 2, 68 | 3: It is unbecoming for ministers of the altar to slay a man ~ 45 2, 81 | is offered to God by the ministers of the Church ~representing 46 2, 81 | reasonably ordained that the ministers of the Church should say 47 2, 83 | immediately ~to God, but to the ministers of Divine worship.~Aquin.: 48 2, 84 | God or to the use of ~His ministers, it will be an oblation 49 2, 84 | Church, for instance if her ~ministers were without means of support. 50 2, 84 | secondly, through being ministers of the altar, ~and then 51 2, 84 | the needs of ~the Church's ministers.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[86] A[ 52 2, 85 | and so would also be the ministers of the Church ~for dissembling. 53 2, 85 | for the sustenance of the ~ministers of God. Hence it is written ( 54 2, 85 | proportion to be offered to the ministers of divine worship does ~ 55 2, 85 | should give less to the ministers of the New ~Testament than 56 2, 85 | people of the Old Law to the ministers of the Old ~Testament; for 57 2, 85 | heaven," ~and, moreover, the ministers of the New Testament are 58 2, 85 | greater dignity ~than the ministers of the Old Testament, as 59 2, 85 | directed to be ~given to the ministers of the divine worship: but 60 2, 85 | not ~by paying them to ministers, but for the purpose of 61 2, 85 | tithes that are given to the ministers of the Church should be 62 2, 85 | Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 5: The ministers of the Church ought to be 63 2, 85 | them. ~In like manner the ministers of the Church rightly refrain 64 2, 85 | which are offered to the ministers. Therefore neither ~should 65 2, 85 | to the support of God's ministers if they did not pay ~tithes 66 2, 85 | trade profits. Moreover the ministers of the New Law are ~more 67 2, 85 | country and the ~needs of the ministers: hence Augustine, whose 68 2, 85 | but for the sake of the ministers, to whose dignity it is ~ 69 2, 85 | debt in virtue of which the ministers of the altar have a right ~ 70 2, 85 | receiving being reserved to ~the ministers of the Church. The motive 71 2, 85 | due to the clergy as being ministers of the altar and sowers 72 2, 89 | ordain that in this See the ministers of the sacred altar must 73 2, 91 | worship which is offered by ministers impersonating the whole ~ 74 2, 93 | time of persecution, ~the ministers of God do not agree as to 75 2, 97 | called divines, as being the ministers of divine ~providence, according 76 2, 97 | according to Wis. 6:5, "Being ministers of His kingdom, you ~have 77 2, 97 | apparel of the Church and its ministers; and those things, whether ~ 78 2, 97 | deputed to the upkeep of the ministers. ~And whoever sins against 79 2, 98 | account of us as of the ~ministers of Christ, and the dispensers 80 2, 98 | and the dispensers of the ministers of God."~Aquin.: SMT SS 81 2, 98 | are dispensed through the ~ministers of the Church, whom the 82 2, 98 | Church, or benefit of her ~ministers), he becomes worthy of an 83 2, 98 | Lord, Whose ~stewards and ministers are the prelates of churches, 84 2, 147 | others: to bishops and all ministers of the ~Church, who should 85 2, 167 | apparently sinful, since even the ministers of the altar ~use most precious 86 2, 167 | of dignity, or again the ~ministers of the altar, are attired 87 2, 172 | the New Testament, whose ministers take ~precedence even of 88 2, 181 | servants, and the order of his ministers . . . she had ~no longer 89 2, 182 | light-giving, that of the ministers is cleansing and discretive." 90 2, 183 | account of us as of the ministers of Christ, and the dispensers 91 2, 183 | worship and the ~needs of its ministers. Hence it is said (XII, 92 2, 183 | use of the poor, or the ministers, or ~for the ecclesiastical 93 2, 183 | given to the poor, or to the ministers for ~their use, or expended 94 2, 185 | prelates. Secondly, if they be ministers of the altar, according 95 2, 185 | faithful): "if they be ministers of the altar and dispensers 96 2, 186 | the active life, which ~ministers to our neighbor's needs, 97 3, 22 | that even the angels were ministers of His ~priesthood, according 98 3, 25 | and for God's sake, whose ministers the saints were.~Aquin.: 99 3, 26 | inasmuch as they are the ministers of the true Mediator ~by 100 3, 27 | Who) hath made us fit ministers of the New ~Testament." 101 3, 36 | by angels, who are the ~ministers of God. Wherefore also a 102 3, 38 | to the world, so do the ministers of the Church, ~after instructing 103 3, 60 | the priests, who were ~the ministers of those sacraments, according 104 3, 63 | character belongs to God's ministers: and a ~minister is a kind 105 3, 64 | Whether the angels can be ministers of the sacraments?~(8) Whether 106 3, 64 | But it belongs to ~the ministers of the Church "to cleanse, 107 3, 64 | of God, but also of the ministers ~of the Church.~Aquin.: 108 3, 64 | it is attributed to the ministers of ~the Church is not a 109 3, 64 | instruments, which are the ministers of the Church and the ~sacraments 110 3, 64 | Christ could communicate to ministers the power which He had in ~ 111 3, 64 | could not communicate to ministers the power ~which He had 112 3, 64 | communicate His power to ministers, it seems that He could ~ 113 3, 64 | communicate that power to ministers.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[64] A[ 114 3, 64 | communicate His power to ministers.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[64] A[ 115 3, 64 | communicate His power to ministers.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[64] A[ 116 3, 64 | He could ~communicate to ministers; namely, by giving them 117 3, 64 | refrained from ~communicating to ministers His power of excellence, 118 3, 64 | authority in comparison to other ministers. Whence on 1 Cor. 1:13: ~" 119 3, 64 | unwilling to communicate to ministers His ~power of excellence. 120 3, 64 | can be conferred by evil ministers?~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[64] A[ 121 3, 64 | cannot be conferred by evil ~ministers. For the sacraments of the 122 3, 64 | stated above (A[1]), the ministers of the Church work ~instrumentally 123 3, 64 | silver or lead. Therefore the ministers ~of the Church can confer 124 3, 64 | Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 1: The ministers of the Church do not by 125 3, 64 | are enlikened not to the ~ministers but to Christ.~Aquin.: SMT 126 3, 64 | fitness. And in this way ~good ministers are required for a sacrament.~ 127 3, 64 | do them." But if wicked ministers sin in administering ~sacraments, 128 3, 64 | that it is fitting for the ministers of sacraments ~to be righteous; 129 3, 64 | to be righteous; because ministers should be like unto their 130 3, 64 | himself, so also are his ~ministers." Consequently, there can 131 3, 64 | conversely. But angels are higher ministers in the ~hierarchical order 132 3, 64 | Therefore, since men can be ministers of sacraments, it seems ~ 133 3, 64 | when in heaven, can be ministers of the ~sacraments; since 134 3, 64 | seems that angels too can be ministers of ~sacraments.~Aquin.: 135 3, 64 | Therefore ~they are not ordained ministers in the things that appertain 136 3, 64 | He bind His power to the ~ministers of the Church so as to be 137 3, 64 | nature, angels also do, as ~ministers of a higher degree, in a 138 3, 64 | not attend. But sometimes ministers of sacraments do not attend 139 3, 65 | actions. The agents are the ministers of the Church; ~and to these 140 3, 65 | for the sustenance of the ministers and ~the poor, but also 141 3, 66 | our Lord attributed to the ministers the ~act of baptizing, when 142 3, 67 | Out. Para. 1/1 - OF THE MINISTERS BY WHOM THE SACRAMENT OF 143 3, 67 | have now to consider the ministers by whom the sacrament of 144 3, 67 | are so called from being "ministers"; because, ~to wit, it is 145 3, 68 | Secondly, He works through ministers, by the ~outward application 146 3, 71 | belongs to the office of ~ministers to operate on the unclean, 147 3, 71 | but rather to that of the ministers.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[71] A[ 148 3, 71 | is read in the church by ministers: for just as the Old ~Testament 149 3, 71 | And thus it belongs to the ministers to ~catechize. In like manner 150 3, 71 | belongs, seemingly, to the ministers to ~exorcize. For Isidore 151 3, 71 | sacrament. And so the ~highest ministers who are called deacons co-operate 152 3, 71 | Chalice"; while the inferior ministers assist ~the priest in those 153 3, 71 | indeed, principally, but as ministers of the priest ~in these 154 3, 71 | belongs secondarily to the ~ministers, primarily to the priests. 155 3, 72 | bestowed ~this sacrament as ministers of the sacraments. And then, 156 3, 74 | Christ gave no power to the ministers of the Church ~regarding 157 3, 74 | The power of the Church's ministers is ordained for two ~purposes: 158 3, 80 | eaten in the ~morning, the ministers who have taken it shall 159 3, 82 | priests are the appointed ministers of the sacraments. ~But 160 3, 82 | Lord has good and ~wicked ministers or servants. Hence (Mt. 161 3, 82 | account of us as of the ministers of ~Christ"; and afterwards 162 3, 82 | because the malice of the ministers cannot affect Christ's ~ 163 3, 82 | the sin of the unworthy ~ministers.~Aquin.: SMT TP Q[82] A[ 164 3, 83 | the chalice, and of the ministers, and of other such ~things. 165 3, 83 | belong to ~the Church's ministers, just as the ordering of 166 3, 83 | man so esteem us as the ministers of Christ end the ~dispensers 167 3, 83 | belongs to the Church's ~ministers; but their consecration 168 3, 83 | Consequently, the ~Church's ministers can make no ordinances regarding 169 3, 83 | priest, and not some by the ministers, and ~some by the choir.~ 170 3, 83 | which is read by the higher ~ministers, that is, by the Deacons. 171 3, 83 | words are ~uttered by the ministers, such as the doctrine of 172 3, 83 | to the peoples ~through ministers sent by God. And there are 173 3, 83 | as that the priests and ministers ~were purified with water 174 3, 83 | faithful by the work of His ministers, according to 2 Cor. 2:14: ~" 175 3, 83 | of which the ~priest and ministers or even the people communicate, 176 3, 84 | sacrament; (5) The power of the ministers, which pertains to the keys; ~( 177 3, 84 | are shown forth by the ~ministers of Christ, according to 178 3, 84 | account of us ~as of the ministers of Christ, and the dispensers 179 3, 84 | is not conferred by the ministers of Christ, but is ~inspired 180 3, 84 | as it were, united to the ministers in whom ~grace should be 181 3, 84 | part to be taken by the ministers, this was ~fixed by our 182 3, 84 | least in general, to God's ministers. Wherefore the Lord said ~( 183 3, 86 | which is vested in the ~ministers, who furnish the formal 184 Suppl, 5 | Eucharist belongs to the ministers ~of the Church: wherefore 185 Suppl, 5 | been forgiven through the ministers of the Church, although 186 Suppl, 6 | baptized, submits to the ministers of the Church, to whom the ~ 187 Suppl, 6 | 1/1~I answer that, The ministers of the Church are appointed 188 Suppl, 6 | and the sacraments, the ministers of the Church have no power 189 Suppl, 10| latter a man submits to the ministers of the ~Church, who are 190 Suppl, 17| consider the power of the ministers of this sacrament, which ~ 191 Suppl, 17| use of the keys; (3) the ministers of the ~keys; (4) those 192 Suppl, 17| keys in the ~hands of her ministers.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[17] A[ 193 Suppl, 17| that he ~dispenses. But the ministers of the Church are the dispensers 194 Suppl, 17| obstacle is bestowed on the ministers of ~the Church, who are 195 Suppl, 18| belongs to God, but that, as ~ministers, they may declare [*See 196 Suppl, 18| ascribed to the power of the ~ministers must be consistent with 197 Suppl, 18| those who act merely as ministers.~ 198 Suppl, 19| Out. Para. 1/1 - OF THE MINISTERS OF THE KEYS (SIX ARTICLES)~ 199 Suppl, 19| We must now consider the ministers and the use of the keys: 200 Suppl, 19| in a higher way than His ministers, ~wherefore He is said to 201 Suppl, 25| Further, the power of the ministers of the Church was given 202 Suppl, 25| Therefore the power of the ministers of the Church does not extend 203 Suppl, 28| church. He then ~orders the ministers to put them out of the church, 204 Suppl, 29| hierarchy, as regards the ~ministers, their actions, and the 205 Suppl, 29| Nor does the plurality of ministers ~destroy the unity of this 206 Suppl, 29| through the medium of the ministers who dispense the ~sacraments, 207 Suppl, 29| sacraments, and to the lower ministers through the medium of the 208 Suppl, 29| the medium of the higher ~ministers who sanctify the matter. 209 Suppl, 36| fulness of grace; so in the ministers of the Church, to ~whom 210 Suppl, 36| higher degree. But the ministers of the Church are placed 211 Suppl, 36| belongs to God alone), but as ministers, and as instruments, so 212 Suppl, 36| the Church needs not only ministers for the dispensation ~of 213 Suppl, 36| which is ~promoted by good ministers. For a man would be unfaithful 214 Suppl, 36| abandons His Church that apt ministers are not ~to be found sufficient 215 Suppl, 36| impossible to ~find as many ministers as there are now, it were 216 Suppl, 36| better to have few good ~ministers than many bad ones, as the 217 Suppl, 37| priests, ~but also their ministers, the Levites, were consecrated. 218 Suppl, 37| priests but also their ~ministers should be consecrated by 219 Suppl, 37| this does not exclude the ministers having a power which is ~ 220 Suppl, 37| and cleansing to all ~the ministers. Wherefore others suit the 221 Suppl, 37| consecrated, so do the ministers who are ordained for the 222 Suppl, 37| The co-operation of the ministers is directed either to ~the 223 Suppl, 37| account of the fewness of ~ministers, all the lower ministries 224 Suppl, 37| where he says: "Some of the ministers ~stand at the closed door 225 Suppl, 37| latter belongs to the ~higher ministers. Therefore the reading of 226 Suppl, 37| remote and is effected by the ministers: another is ~proximate, 227 Suppl, 37| doctrine is entrusted to the ~ministers. But the doctrine of the 228 Suppl, 37| entrusted to the higher ministers, and that of the Old Testament 229 Suppl, 37| Testament to the ~lower ministers. Moreover the doctrine of 230 Suppl, 37| principal acts of the higher ministers, than the acts of the other 231 Suppl, 37| 1~OBJ 3: Further, as the ministers are consecrated, even so 232 Suppl, 37| consecrated, even so are the ~ministers' vestments. Now the blessing 233 Suppl, 37| dispensers, the former ~as ministers. But by the anointing they 234 Suppl, 38| Para. 1/3~On the contrary, Ministers are applied by their Orders 235 Suppl, 38| does the ~consecration of ministers.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[38] A[ 236 Suppl, 39| Christ slain, to whom all the ministers of the aforesaid sacrament 237 Suppl, 39| comparison fails between the ministers of ~the Old Testament and 238 Suppl, 39| blood is unbecoming to ~the ministers of that sacrament.~Aquin.: 239 Suppl, 40| Whether the vestments of the ministers are fittingly instituted 240 Suppl, 40| round" (Jer. 49:32). Now the ministers ~of Christ should not be 241 Suppl, 40| it would seem that the ministers of the ~Church should not 242 Suppl, 40| lay brothers, who ~are not ministers of the Church, receive a 243 Suppl, 40| is superabundant. But the ministers of the Church should cast ~ 244 Suppl, 40| for a covering." ~But the ministers of the altar should have 245 Suppl, 40| things pertaining to ~the ministers of the New Testament were 246 Suppl, 40| 1/1~I answer that, The ministers of the Church are severed 247 Suppl, 40| performed by the whole ~body of ministers in common, for instance 248 Suppl, 40| Further, the justice of the ministers of the New Testament ought ~ 249 Suppl, 40| abound more than that of the ministers of the Old Testament (Mt. ~ 250 Suppl, 40| Testament (Mt. ~5:20). But the ministers of the Old Testament, namely 251 Suppl, 40| Therefore neither should the ministers of the New Testament.~Aquin.: 252 Suppl, 40| that He instituted other ~ministers and founded the Church. 253 Suppl, 40| Whether the vestments of the ministers are fittingly instituted 254 Suppl, 40| that the vestments of the ministers are not ~fittingly instituted 255 Suppl, 40| instituted in the Church. For the ministers of the New ~Testament are 256 Suppl, 40| to chastity than were the ministers of the Old ~Testament. Now 257 Suppl, 40| vestments of the Church's ministers.~Aquin.: SMT XP Q[40] A[ 258 Suppl, 40| Order to the ~Orders of ministers. Now the bishop uses the 259 Suppl, 40| uses the vestments of the ministers, ~namely the dalmatic, which 260 Suppl, 40| Further, the things which the ministers of the Church wear ~outwardly 261 Suppl, 40| that, The vestments of the ministers denote the qualifications ~ 262 Suppl, 40| so ~exacted of the lower ministers, therefore certain vestments 263 Suppl, 40| vestments are common to ~all the ministers, while some pertain to the 264 Suppl, 40| some pertain to the higher ministers only. ~Accordingly it is 265 Suppl, 40| it is becoming to all the ministers to wear the "amice" which ~ 266 Suppl, 40| offering sacrifices. But the ministers of the New ~Testament are 267 Suppl, 40| OBJ 3: The power of the ministers resides in the bishop as 268 Suppl, 45| complete except by means of the ministers of the Church, who are the ~ 269 Suppl, 47| account of us as of the ministers of Christ, and the ~dispensers 270 Suppl, 53| in those who are Christ's ministers, ~those namely who are ordained. 271 Suppl, 54| control of the Church's ~ministers than baptism which is a 272 Suppl, 59| dispensation of the ~Church's ministers, it is nevertheless competent 273 Suppl, 64| is speaking only of the ministers of the ~Church, and not 274 Suppl, 65| born to Christ both of good ministers denoted by the ~free woman 275 Suppl, 65| free woman and of evil ministers denoted by the bondswoman." ~ 276 Suppl, 86| judgment the angels will act as ministers of the Judge and, according


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