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Sacraments

Baptism


The Sacrament of Baptism is the first step in a lifelong journey of commitment and discipleship. Whether we are baptized as infants or adults, Baptism is the Church’s way of celebrating and enacting the embrace of God.




Eucharist


We believe in the real presence of Jesus, who died for our sins. As we receive Christ’s Body and Blood, we also are nourished spiritually and brought closer to God.




Reconciliation


The Sacrament of Reconciliation is also known as Penance or Confession. In it we find God’s unconditional forgiveness; as a result we are called to forgive others.




Confirmation


Confirmation is a Sacrament of mature Christian commitment and a deepening of baptismal gifts. It is one of the three Sacraments of Initiation. It is most often associated with the gifts of the Holy Spirit.




Marriage


The Sacrament of Marriage, or Holy Matrimony, is a public sign that one gives oneself totally to this other person. It is also a public statement about God: the loving union of husband and wife speaks of family values and also God’s values.




Holy Orders


In the Sacrament of Holy Orders, or Ordination, the priest being ordained vows to lead other followers of Christ by bringing them the sacraments, by proclaiming the Gospel, and by providing guidance for a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.




Anointing of the Sick


The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick is an act of healing appropriate not only for physical but also for mental and spiritual sickness.