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Sacraments 101

Sacraments 101: Form and Matter - Why They Are Important
Last month we began to describe the incredible gift that Baptism is, showing how Baptism both forgives us from sin and gives us new birth in the Holy Spirit.         But it’s also important to look closer at precisely what is required for the Sacramen...

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Sacraments 101: Baptism is a Joining with Christ
As was mentioned in the first installment of “Sacraments 101,” the sacraments are the primary means by which Jesus gives us ongoing access to His treasury of grace. We now face the imposing task of unpacking what these gifts are and how we benefit from them. If we think of the sacrame...

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Welcome to Sacraments 101

Posted on September 16, 2020 in: Sacraments 101

Welcome to Sacraments 101
If one of your non-Catholic friends were to approach you one day and say to you: “What are the Sacraments all about? Why do you Catholics place such importance on them? After all, I have read the Gospels - and Jesus doesn’t use the word Sacrament anywhere,” how would you respond? W...

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