The Seven Sacred Sacraments in the Catholic Lifestyle

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The Seven sacred Sacraments in the catholic lifestyle are Baptism, Eucharist, Confirmation, Reconciliation, Marriage, Holy Orders, and finally the Anointing of the sick (“The Seven Catholic Sacraments”). Baptism Baptism is the first sacrament of initiation acting as a transition into the other sacraments (“Sacraments of the Catholic Church”). It is the true sacrament of rebirth (quote) it is something by which it is people are included into the church in a bind of togetherness through baptism (“Sacraments of the Catholic Church”). The most likely person who will administer the Sacrament of Baptism is a priest (Trigilio and Brighenti). Although this is true anyone can administer the sacrament for those getting Baptised (Trigilio and Brighenti). The symbols of Baptism are Oils, Water, and the Sign of the Cross (The Symbols of Baptism).The oil of baptism is olive oil rubbed on the child this symbolizes the fight and struggle with life you have coming ahead (“The Symbols of Baptism”). The olive oil is mixed with something called “balsam” the mixture is then rubbed on the forehead of the child (“The Symbols of Baptism”). Water is poured over the head of the child and is immersed in water then the priest states "I baptise you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit." (“The Symbols of Baptism”). The Sign of the Cross, a priest will make this sign of the child`s forehead on his or her forehead but then the priest will offer the parents and godparents to do the same (“The Symbols of Baptism”). Confirmation Confirmation is considered the sacrament that comes after baptism (“Sacraments of the Catholic Church”). This sacrament is considered the second sacrament because in help you become closer to God helping your baptised body (“Sacraments of the Catholic Church”). The most likely person to administer this sacrament is a “bishop” (“The Sacrament of Confirmation”), although that is true, a priest is also able to administer the sacrament (“The Sacrament of Confirmation”). The symbols of the sacrament of confirmation are “Fire, A dove, and Anointment with chrism” (“Symbols of Confirmation”). The fire represents the passion and “energy” of the “Holy spirit” (“Symbols of Confirmation”). The dove is considered the shown sanctity of the “Holy Spirit” which sets peace to everything in your body (“Symbols of Confirmation”). And finally “Anointment with chrism”. “Anointment with chrism” is when the person who is being confirmed is made mentally and spiritually stronger (“Symbols of Confirmation”).

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