Baltimore Catechism I, Lesson 21. On the Sacraments in General

Baltimore Catechism I, Lesson 21. On the Sacraments in General

by William C. Michael

In this lesson, students who are preparing for First Communion are introduced to the Seven Sacraments. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks:

- Study the lesson below, carefully and completely.
- Complete all memory work.
- Complete the lesson assessment.

Lesson

- Q. What is a Sacrament?A. A Sacrament is an outward sign instituted by Christ to give grace.
- Q. How many Sacraments are there?A. There are seven Sacraments: Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Eucharist, Penance, Extreme Unction, Holy Orders, and Matrimony.
- Q. Whence have the Sacraments the power of giving grace?A. The Sacraments have the power of giving grace from the merits of Jesus Christ.
- Q. Do the Sacraments always give grace?A. The Sacraments always give grace, if we receive them with the right dispositions.
- Q. Can we receive the Sacraments more than once?A. We can receive the Sacraments more than once, except Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Orders.

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William C. Michael

Mr. William C. Michael is the founding headmaster of the <a href=”https://classicalliberalarts.com">Classical Liberal Arts Academy</a>. He graduated from Rutge