Sacraments

Some articles on sacraments, sacrament:

Consensus Tigurinus
... bring unity to the Protestant churches on their doctrines of the sacraments, particularly the Lord's Supper ... It taught that the Sacraments are not in and of themselves effective and conferring grace, but that God, through the Holy Spirit, acts through them as means that the internal effect appears only in the elect that ...
Confirmed - Roman Catholic View - Rite of Confirmation in The West
... The main reason why the West separated the sacrament of Confirmation from that of Baptism was to re-establish direct contact between the person being initiated with the bishops ... permission given to change the traditional order of the three sacraments of Christian initiation the Sacred Congregation for the Sacraments then allowed ... of the Catholic Church, 1308 warns "Although Confirmation is sometimes called the 'sacrament of Christian maturity,' we must not confuse adult faith with the adult age of ...
St.augustine - Thought - Sacramental Theology
... Augustine developed a distinction between the "regularity" and "validity" of the sacraments ... Regular sacraments are performed by clergy of the Catholic Church while sacraments performed by schismatics are considered irregular ... Nevertheless, the validity of the sacraments do not depend upon the holiness of the priests who perform them (ex opere operato) therefore, irregular sacraments are still ...
Most Holy Family Monastery - Sacraments
... changes made by John XXIII, they receive the sacraments from a Byzantine rite Catholic Church that is in communion with the Vatican, in Rochester, New York ... Peter Dimond wrote "In receiving the sacraments from certain Byzantine priests for over the last decade – i.e ...