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Sacraments of Healing

Penance and Reconciliation and the Anointing of the Sick. In these Sacraments, God's forgiveness and healing are given to those suffering physical and spiritual sickness.

Sacraments of Initiation the three Sacraments that celebrate membership into the Catholic Church: Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist
Sacred chrism perfumed oil used in the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Orders
Sacred Tradition

God's Word handed down verbally through the Apostles and bishops

sacrifice giving up something out of love for someone else or for the common good (the good of everyone). Jesus sacrificed his life for all people.
Saint

a hero of the Church who loved God very much, led a holy life, and is now with God in Heaven.

Seven Sacraments special signs and celebrations that Jesus gave his Church. The Sacraments allow us to share in the life and work of God.
sin

a person's choice to disobey God on purpose and do what he or she knows is wrong. Sins hurt our relationship with God and other people.

stewardship

the way we appreciate and use God's gifts, including our time, talent, and treasure and the gift of creation