b) we have access to Christ our high priest without any other mediator, and c) we never, under any condition, need to do a 'work' to obtain forgiveness - ever. For a Catholic, a dogma is a teaching that has been revealed by God and must be believed with the assent of faith that is due to God, who cannot lie and whose teaching is sure - and what falls into this category is defined by the Church's Magisterium. But wondering why this would not apply to this situation as well...if His physical nature experienced a separation, why not the divine.Though to be sure, it is obviously difficult to grasp the divine nature dying. But I don't grant that premise. But if we mean "is the modern popular celebration of Halloween, with its twofold focus on consuming immoderate amounts of  sugared sweets and glorifying everything bizarre and dark, a reflection of pagan sentiment? For if it is, then it would have already and eternally perfected those for whom the mass is offered. There are also instances in the OT where people didn't worship properly in their levitical duties and God was angry at them. If Nick or you or anyone else can show me your liturgy from those sources, then I'd be far more inclined to entertaining the possibility that God did prescribe a particular form of worship after all. 1 Cor 14:40 says maintain order, but this is so abstract as to be of no help. But if one wants to make a lectionary for this purpose, all well and good. Some of the questions are easier for Roman Catholics to respond to, and others are not. Is this what you are inferring?" The Bible doesn’t give meticulous instruction on an order of worship. (1 Cor. The conversation was light; I was the only Catholic among the group, and while I was willing to scatter seed where I could, it was not the ideal moment for an intense debate. But Protestants might just as easily say similar things about other Protestants. 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