The Sacraments Of The Catholic Faith Essays

1378 Words Jan 8th, 2016 6 Pages
In the Catholic faith, the seven sacraments are very important and should be completed by every person that wants to be part of the Catholic faith. Sacraments can spiritual and physically heal someone, bring new members into the faith, and create new political leaders of the church. Reconciliation, Eucharist, Confirmation and Anointing of the sick are some of the sacraments that brings us closer to God and require our full devotion to God. The sacraments have effected many positively, including myself. Each sacrament has their own special benefits and are needed for believers of Christ to complete in their lifetime. Eucharist is the most important sacrament to have and is one of the few sacraments that can be repeated. During the sacrament we receive the body and blood of Christ. Even though it looks to be just wine and bread, through transubstantiation the bread and wine is transformed into the body and blood of Christ. When we receive the body and blood of Christ we are forgiven for our venial sins. A sin defined by Thomas Aquinas displays that we are turning away from God, and most sin result in pride, thinking we know exactly God 's plan. Venial sins, a lesser sin than a mortal sin, do not result in a complete separation from God and venial sins can be forgiven. The sacrament Eucharist isn 't classified as a sacrament of healing, but it should be by how it heals our souls after consuming the bread and wine. The Eucharistic mass is a very community oriented event and as…

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