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priestly vocation of the People of God,

784

to seek God, 30

society should permit each of its

members to fulfill his, 1907, 2461

Voice

of conscience (

see

Conscience)

of God the Father (

see

God)

Vow (Religious)

definition of, 2102

dispensation from, 2103

exemplary value of, 2103

Wage

death as the wages of sin, 1006

Wage, just

, 2434

War

arms, 2314, 2316

arms race, 2315

duty to avoid, 2307‑08

economic and social injustices and

inequalities as causes of, 2317

just, 2309

obligation to resist unjust orders, 2313

peace and absence of, 2304

permanence of the moral law during

armed conflict, 2312‑13

Way(s)

of Christ, 1696‑97

of the cross, 1674, 2669

of God’s plan, 778

Gospel parable of the two, 1696

Jesus as the, 459, 846, 2664, 2674

of the Kingdom, 1967

missionary paths, 852

of Providence, 314

Weakness

the Holy Spirit as a help to human,

741, 2630

human weakness

also in the ordained ministries,

1550

and Jesus, 517, 540, 1505, 2602

and the manifestation of divine

power, 268, 1508

and the sacraments of Christian

initiation, 978, 1264, 1426

intercession of the saints as a help to

human, 956, 1053

mystery of God’s apparent

powerlessness, 272

Wedding

at Cana, 1613, 2618

feast in the Kingdom, 1027, 1335

of the Lamb, 1244, 1329, 1602, 1612,

1642, 2618

mystical betrothal, 923

Widow

, 922, 1537, 1672, 2349

Wife.

See

Marriage

Will

of God, 51, 294‑95, 541, 2059, 2822 (

see

also

God; Christ)

of man

man’s mastery of, 1734, 1809

morality of human acts and, 1755

passions and, 1767‑68

sin and, 1853

virtue and, 1834

Wine

conversion of wine into Christ’s

blood, 1375‑76, 1413 (

see also

Transubstantiation)

sign of bread and wine in the

Eucharist, 1333‑35

See also

Vine

Wisdom

of God

Christ crucified as, 272

creatures reflect a ray of, 339, 369

God created according to, 295, 299

God’s truth as wisdom, 216

man participates in God’s wisdom,

1954

moral law as the work of, 1950

of man

as an emanation of God’s power,

2500

as a gift from God, 283, 1303, 1831

Witness

of Christians, 2506

duty of bearing, 1816, 2087, 2471

of education in the faith, 2226

effects of, 30

of faith, 2472