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LUMEN GENTIUM , 1964
A bishop leading his people at Mass
continues the work of the elders
who led the young communities of the New Testament
in the Breaking of Bread, the Eucharist
A bishop is responsible for the administration of all the Sacraments
A bishop is himself a sacrament, a special sign, of Jesus present in the local church
"By the example of their way of life,
bishops must be a good influence on those in their care,
refraining from all evil and, as far as they are able with God's help,
exchanging evil for good,
so that together with the flock committed to their care they may arrive at eternal life"
Dear Jesus, please help all bishops be good
Help them be 'other Christs'