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Living The Sacraments Presentation


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Presentation on the importance of living the sacraments of initiation as a member of the Catholic Faith

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Living The Sacraments Presentation

  1. 1. Presentation Five<br />Living <br />the <br />Sacraments<br />Presented by: Jim Woods<br />1<br />
  2. 2. The Breath of God<br />Brings with it a thorough change which involves the whole person.<br />2<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />“these people were filled with the Spirit of Jesus. They were anointed with the Holy Spirit.“ (Joseph Martos, ‘The Catholic Sacraments’)<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />Being Catholic<br />
  5. 5. Alive in the Spirit<br />our sacraments should be symbols of the life we are already living<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Being Church<br />Christianity emphasises &quot;the grace of God as making the Christian life possible, on the love of God (rather than the individual&apos;s self-respect) as the object towards which human striving should be directed, and on the outgoing activity of &apos;charity&apos; towards one&apos;s fellow men.&quot; (Henry Chadwick, &quot;The Penguin History of the Church 1&quot;: Penguin, London, 1993. p.56)<br />6<br />
  7. 7. 7<br />A Sharing, Helping, Loving, Supporting Community?<br />
  8. 8. How do we show<br />That we are<br />Truly Church?<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Our Catholic Identity<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Citizens of the World<br />In today&apos;s world our task as Christians is to bring hope, and hope is possible only if there is energy available to change the present course of events.<br />10<br />
  11. 11. 11<br />Hope not Fear<br />
  12. 12. Bring Faith, Hope and Love to all in what we do and say<br />12<br />