Sacraments Faith Formation

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Sacraments Faith Formation

  1. 1. SACRAMENTS
  2. 2. • Sacraments Definitions: • Latin: sacramentum; Greek: mysterion • Rites/rituals performed in/by the Church, to convey God’s “grace” to believers • Number of Sacraments? • Aspects of each Sacrament: What is a Sacrament?
  3. 3. Sacraments are instituted by Christ Visible and tangible signs instituted by Christ which impart divine grace. Special celebrations that help us become better Christians and move us closer to Jesus The 7 Sacraments
  4. 4. The 7 Sacraments 3 KINDS SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION – BAPTISM – EUCHARIST – CONFIRMATION SACRAMENTS OF HEALING – RECONCILIATION – ANOINTING OF THE SICK SACRAMENTS OF SERVICE – HOLY ORDERS – MARRIAGE
  5. 5. Each sacrament uses signs and symbols to explain what happens when it is celebrated The 7 Sacraments SIGNS AND SYMBOLS
  6. 6. The 7 Sacraments BAPTISM We become God’s Children - part of God’s family: Christians We receive the Holy Spirit Our sin is forgiven SIGNS & SYMBOLS Water, Easter Candle, White Garment, Oil
  7. 7. The 7 Sacraments EUCHARIST We receive the Body of Christ SIGNS & SYMBOLS Bread and wine
  8. 8. The 7 Sacraments CONFIRMATION We receive the Holy Spirit We become adult Christians SIGNS & SYMBOLS Laying of Hands, Oil of chrism SYMBOL of the HOLY SPIRIT: Flame
  9. 9. The 7 Sacraments RECONCILIATION CONFESSION PENANCE God forgives us SIGNS & SYMBOLS Confessing sins Express our sorrow Contrition; Absolution
  10. 10. The 7 Sacraments ANOINTING OF THE SICK Jesus helps people who are ill. The priest prays for them and anoints them. SIGNS & SYMBOLS Oil of anointing; Laying of Hands; Sign of the Cross
  11. 11. The 7 Sacraments HOLY ORDERS A man is Ordained to Serve in the Church as a priest SIGNS & SYMBOLS Laying of hands Anointing with oil
  12. 12. The 7 Sacraments MARRIAGE Man and woman become One to form a family. They are united in Love for each other and for children they may have. SIGNS & SYMBOLS Rings; Consent
  13. 13. CONCLUDING PRAYER People preparing for baptism People preparing for confirmation First Communion Children People who want to celebrate Reconciliation Married People Priests Sick people

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