The Seven Sacraments of a Catholic Life

Sacrament of Initiation
 Baptism

Baptism is being "Born Again" as a Child of God, an Heir of Heaven, a Disciple of Christ, and a member of the Roman Catholic Church.

Baptism
Sacrament of Healing
 First Reconciliation

Help your children recognize the need for forgiveness, exploring the meaning of the symbols, gestures, prayers and Scriptures. 

First Eucharist
Sacrament of Initiation
 First Eucharist

Children are encouraged to prepare for the Sacrament of First Eucharist as they near the age of seven.  Students must complete one full year of Faith Formation or Catholic School the year immediately prior to the year she/he prepares to receive the Sacrament. 

Catholic Confirmation
Sacrament of Initiation
Confirmation 

“The most important influence on the religious and spiritual lives of adolescents is their parents.”

Soul Searching by Christian Smith 

MATRIMONY is a "Covenant by which a man and a woman establish between themselves and God a partnership of the whole of life ..."

Sacrament of Commitment
Matrimony
Catholic Marriage
Catholic Holy Orders

Courier photo by Jeff Witherow

Vocations Prayer

Lord, let me know clearly the work you are calling me to do.  Grant me the grace and generosity I need to answer your call with courage and love, for to do your will is my joy and my peace.  Amen.

Sacrament of Commitment
Holy Orders
Sacrament of Healing 
Anionting of the Sick

This Sacrament is a healing and restorative encounter with the Risen Lord Jesus Christ.

It is to be administered for the healing of any spiritual, emotional or physical need, and for inner strength during an illness or any difficult time in life.

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