Session 20–On Sacramental Theology

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

20.9 – Sacramentals

MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES

Changed Forever by Fr. Mike Schmitz

OLV FP Session 20 – The Sacraments

SPANISH OLV FP Session 20-TheSacraments (Los Sacramentos)

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1 – The Sacraments:
Baptism & Confirmation

Many of you may have heard the word sacrament. But what does it mean? It derives from the Latin word meaning “sacred” or “holy”, and that’s just what a sacrament is— a holy or sacred action

SESSION QUESTIONS

What is a sacrament?

A sacrament is an efficacious sign of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is dispensed to us by the work of the Holy Spirit. (CCC #1131; cf. 1113 – 1130)

How many sacraments are there?

There are seven sacraments:

The Sacraments of Initiation: {1. Baptism 2. Confirmation 3. Eucharist (Holy Communion)}

The Sacraments of Healing: 4. Reconciliation (Penance or Confession) 5. Anointing of the Sick

The Sacraments of Vocation/Service: 6. Holy Matrimony 7. Holy Orders

 

What are Sacramentals?

Sacred signs and objects that bare a resemblance to the Sacraments and by means of which spiritual effects are signified and obtained through the prayers of the Church.

What is the purpose of Sacramentals?

Sacramentals are used as reminders of our faith, which point us toward God and Holiness of life.

What are some common Sacramentals?

The Bible

Holy Water

Crucifix/Cross

Statues of Jesus or of the Saints

Scapulars