<i>The Sacraments</i>

Gerald O'Collins SJ and Mario Farrugia SJ

in Catholicism

Published in print November 2003 | ISBN: 9780199259946
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602122 | DOI:
The Sacraments

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From the rites of Christian initiation (baptism, confirmation, and the Eucharist), this chapter passes to the sacraments of the sick (penance and the anointing of the sick), and to the sacraments in the service of communion (holy orders and matrimony). The chapter ends by offering a descriptive definition of all seven sacraments.

Keywords: Augustine; Communion; Infant Baptism; Presence; RCIA; Reconciliation; Sacrifice

Chapter.  26343 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Christian Theology

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