The performance of a priest


A non-Catholic inquired: Can a priest perform his religious duties if he is not ordained?


I’m confused. If he’s not ordained, how can he be a priest?


Don’t create duplicate threads.

Original thread here.


What do either of you think a person who is ordained do?
Do you think anyone can say Mass?




As a Catholic you should have no problem answering his question.


This article gave inquiries about non-ordained.


If one is not ordained, then one is not a priest and cannot perform any “priestly” duties.


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