The seven sacraments – Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Communion, Reconciliation, Marriage, Holy Orders, and Anointing of the Sick – are the life of the Catholic Church. Each sacrament is an outward sign of an inward grace. In worship, we give to God that which we owe Him; in the sacraments, He gives us the graces necessary to live a truly human life.
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“Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, …”
“If we acknowledge our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive our sins and cleanse us from every wrongdoing.” 1 John 1:19
“…Then they began laying their hands on them, and they were receiving the Holy Spirit.”
“This is the bread that comes down from heaven so that one may eat it and not die…”
“…and the two shall become one flesh. …”
“…pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ.”
“Is anyone among you sick? He should summon the presbyters of the church, …”