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Slide 2 Sacraments Baptism Eucharist Confirmation Reconciliation Anointing of the Sick / Extreme Unction Matrimony Ordination Initiation Healing Service Slide 3 What Are the Sacraments? Primordial Sacrament is Christ Human Practices that Encounter God Slide 4 What are the Sacraments? From the beginning, God desired to share his friendship and his divine life with his people. Although our first parents lost this intimate communion with their Creator, God did not abandon them. Rather, he promised a Redeemer, who would one day reconcile God and man. (Archbishop Paprocki, Auxiliary of Chicago) Slide 5 The Catechism The Sacraments are efficacious signs of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is dispensed to us. The visible rites by which the sacraments are celebrated signify and make present the graces proper to each sacrament. They bear fruit in those who receive them with the required dispositions. (CCC 1131) Slide 6 Baptism in the Old Testament Jewish Rite Greek baptizein meaning to plunge First Passover in Exodus Priestly laws in Leviticus Regulations in Numbers Slide 7 Baptism in the New Testament Acts 2:38-39 Peter instructs those wishing to join the Church Requirement to belonging Slide 8 Other New Testament References Precedent of Christs baptism Mark 1, Matthew 3, Luke 3 Commissioning in Matthew 28 Slide 9 What does Baptism Do Removes Sin Initiates us into the Church Allows us to participate in the Sacrifice of Christ Slide 10 Baptism in the History of the Church Early Church baptized adults Middle Ages changed this to infant baptism Slide 11 Who Can Minister the Sacrament Under Ordinary circumstances, an Ordained Minister In Extraordinary circumstances, anyone