Sacramental Program

Eucharist (Holy Communion)

In the celebration of Eucharist, the bread and wine which are bought up to the altar during the Offertory become the Body and Blood of Christ. In the early church, the hallmark of being a Christian was to gather with other believers on the Lord’s Day to celebrate the Breaking of the Bread. It is […]

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Confirmation is about renewing one’s baptismal promises before receiving communion for the first time. In the early church, initiation consisted of immersion in water (Baptism), laying on of hands and anointing with chrism by the bishop (Confirmation), and finally joining the community for the first time at the Lord’s table (The Eucharist), all of which

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Penance (Reconciliation)

Reconciliation is officially called the Sacrament of Penance. In the past, it was also called Confession. These titles suggest aspects of the meaning of the Sacrament. During this sacrament, a Catholic confesses their sins to a priest in the spirit of true repentance and receives forgiveness. The priest acts as a visible representative of Christ,

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