When God created man and woman, he gave them a special participation in his own define life in holiness and in justice. In God's original plan they would not have had to suffer or die. Furthermore, the human person was created with a perfect harmony within, a how many between creature and Creator, between man and woman, as well as between the first human couple and all of creation.
Ref. CCC 374-379, 384
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At the Last Supper with his apostles on the eve of his passion Jesus anticipated, that is, both symbolized his free self-offering and made it really present: “This is my Body which is given for you” (Luke 22:19), “This is my Blood which is poured out...” (Matthew 26:28) Thus he both instituted the Eucharist as the “memorial” (1 Corinthians 11:25) of his sacrifice and instituted his apostles as priests of the new covenant. Please click here to learn more about Holy Mass, also known as the celebration of the Holy Eucharist.