INTRODUCTION TO SACRAMENTS SACRAMENTS AS CELEBRATION        INTERPLAY  FAITH            LITURGYPREACHING          PRAYERTH...
FAITH INFLUENCES THE SHAPE OF PRAYER   PRAYER EXPRESSES THE CONTENT OF FAITHWHEN THE CHURCH CELEBRATES THE SACRAMENTS,    ...
SACRAMENTS: DEFINITION     EFFICACIOUS SIGNS OF GRACE         INSTITUTED BY CHRIST      ENTRUSTED TO THE CHURCHBY WHICH DI...
AS EFFICACIOUS SIGNS OF GRACE,SACRAMENTS BEAR FRUIT IN THOSE WHO RECEIVE THEM
AS INSTITUTED BY CHRIST,  THE LITURGY IS AN ACTION OF CHRIST AND HIS BODY THE CHURCHWHEN A PERSON BAPTIZES, IT IS REALLY C...
SACRAMENTS SOURCE OF FAITH:          THE PASCHAL MYSTERY OF CHRIST         REQUIREMENTS OF THE SACRAMENT:                 ...
DIFFERENT ELEMENTS THAT COMPOSETHE CELEBRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS            ASSEMBLY            MINISTERS       SCRIPTURAL...
EACH SAYS SOMETHING ABOUT THE NATURE, PURPOSE, EFFICACY         OF CHRIST’S MYSTERY IN THE SACRAMENTS             EACH UNF...
THE CLASSICAL NUMBER OF SACRAMENTS   AFTER THE COUNCIL OF FLORENCE (1438-1445):       SEVEN AND UNDER THREE HEADINGS:     ...
SACRAMENTALS     SACRED SIGNS BEARING RESEMBLANCE TO THE SACRAMENTS  SIGNIFY SPIRITUAL EFFECTS (obtained through the Churc...
The Church celebrates the Sacraments as a priestly communitystructured by the baptismal priesthood and the priesthood ofor...
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Sacraments an introduction

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION TO SACRAMENTS SACRAMENTS AS CELEBRATION INTERPLAY FAITH LITURGYPREACHING PRAYERTHEOLOGY RITUAL ACTION
  2. 2. FAITH INFLUENCES THE SHAPE OF PRAYER PRAYER EXPRESSES THE CONTENT OF FAITHWHEN THE CHURCH CELEBRATES THE SACRAMENTS, IT PREACHES ITS FAITH
  3. 3. SACRAMENTS: DEFINITION EFFICACIOUS SIGNS OF GRACE INSTITUTED BY CHRIST ENTRUSTED TO THE CHURCHBY WHICH DIVINE LIFE IS DISPENSED TO US
  4. 4. AS EFFICACIOUS SIGNS OF GRACE,SACRAMENTS BEAR FRUIT IN THOSE WHO RECEIVE THEM
  5. 5. AS INSTITUTED BY CHRIST, THE LITURGY IS AN ACTION OF CHRIST AND HIS BODY THE CHURCHWHEN A PERSON BAPTIZES, IT IS REALLY CHRIST HIMSELF WHO BAPTIZES CHRIST IS ALWAYS PRESENT IN THE CHURCH BECAUSE CHRIST ALWAYS ASSOCIATED HIMSELF WITH THE CHURCH
  6. 6. SACRAMENTS SOURCE OF FAITH: THE PASCHAL MYSTERY OF CHRIST REQUIREMENTS OF THE SACRAMENT: FAITH THE CHURCH PREACHES FAITHIN ORDER TO PREPARE BELIEVERS FOR THE SACRAMENTS HENCE, NO SACRAMENT IS INTEGRALLY CELEBRATED WITHOUT THE WORD OF GOD – LITURGY OF THE WORD PURPOSE OF THE SACRAMENT: TO MAKE PEOPLE HOLY TO BUILD UP THE BODY OF CHRIST TO GIVE WORSHIP TO GOD
  7. 7. DIFFERENT ELEMENTS THAT COMPOSETHE CELEBRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS ASSEMBLY MINISTERS SCRIPTURAL READINGS GESTURES AND SYMBOLS MATERIAL OBJECTSOCCASION AND PLACE FOR CELEBRATION MUSIC, FURNISHINGS
  8. 8. EACH SAYS SOMETHING ABOUT THE NATURE, PURPOSE, EFFICACY OF CHRIST’S MYSTERY IN THE SACRAMENTS EACH UNFOLDS IN ITS OWN WAY THE CHURCH’S DOCTRINE ON THE SACRAMENTS
  9. 9. THE CLASSICAL NUMBER OF SACRAMENTS AFTER THE COUNCIL OF FLORENCE (1438-1445): SEVEN AND UNDER THREE HEADINGS: CHRISTIAN INITIATION HEALINGSERVICE, COMMUNION AND MISSION OF THE FAITHFUL
  10. 10. SACRAMENTALS SACRED SIGNS BEARING RESEMBLANCE TO THE SACRAMENTS SIGNIFY SPIRITUAL EFFECTS (obtained through the Church’s intercession)DISPOSE PEOPLE TO RECEIVE THE CHIEF EFFECTS OF THE SACRAMENTS DISTINGUISHED FROM THE SACRAMENTS BY THEIR INSTITUTION AND EFFECT: SACRAMENTALS DO NOT CONFER THE GRACE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT SACRAMENTALS PREPARE THE BELIEVER TO RECEIVE THE GRACE AND DISPOSES AS WELL TO COOPERATE WITH IT
  11. 11. The Church celebrates the Sacraments as a priestly communitystructured by the baptismal priesthood and the priesthood ofordained ministers.The fruit of sacramental life is both personal and ecclesial.

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