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sa kruh muhnt

  • n  a formal religious ceremony conferring a specific grace on those who receive it; the two Protestant ceremonies are baptism and the Lord's Supper; in the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church there are seven traditional rites accepted as instituted by Jesus: baptism and confirmation and Holy Eucharist and penance and holy orders and matrimony and extreme unction

  • In real life as well as in countless novels, plays and films, the arrival of a priest to administer the Roman Catholic sacrament of extreme unction has long had an ominous meaning .
  • Like all good Catholics he received the sacrament of baptism in infancy, that of confirmation in youth, those of the Eucharist and penance frequently thereafter.
  • The sacrament of penance, known more familiarly to Roman Catholics as "confession," has fallen on lean days.
News & Articles

  • Educational series at county’s Belmead aims to educate, rejuvenate
    When it comes to star gazing, like real estate, it’s all about location--and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament have the perfect location at Belmead Mansion on the James River in Powhatan.
    June 12, 2013 - Powhatan Today
  • Hermitage offers day retreat
    A day retreat will be offered June 30 at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Hermitage, 3500 Highway J N., Custer. Registration begins at 9:15 a.m.
    June 12, 2013 - Stevens Point Journal
  • Blessed Sacrament says farewell to Father McCarthy
    On Sunday at Blessed Sacrament Church, a standing room only crowd came out to bid farewell to Father Jeremiah McCarthy, who has been at the church for 17 years.
    June 10, 2013 - WTOC 11 Savannah
Quotes

  • Pope Benedict XVI in Catholic Herald Online
    He said: "And so it happened that, in this very year of joy for the sacrament of the priesthood, the sins of priests came to light - particularly the abuse of the little ones, in which the priesthood, whose task is to manifest God's concern for our...
  • Archbishop Peter Akinola in The Age
    Archbishop of Nigeria Peter Akinola told the BBC: "Rather than make a mockery of the holy Eucharist or the sacrament of the Lord, it was better we don't participate and all efforts to get us back are failed. So until there is restoration of...
  • Allen Henry Vigneron in Inside Bay Area
    May this be a sacrament and a source of grace,Vigneron said. "Let us now enter this great cathedral ...... and ask God to bless its sacred symbols and signs."

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