IV   Sacraments 

The Sacraments – or, to used the preferred Orthodox term, Mysteries – of the Church are the principle means by which man participates in the Grace of God and potentially becomes one with His Creator

      A.   Living a Sacramental Life

                Downloadable Readings

                What We Believe about the Sacraments

                On the Mysteries

                The Sacraments


      B.   Mysteries/Sacraments of the Church

                1.    Baptism and Chrismation

                VIDEO – Baptism and Chrismation           


                Downloadable Readings

                Christening – Incorporation into Christ

                The Meaning of Baptism –St. Cyprian

                A Letter on Infant Baptism 


                2.    Confession/Repentance

                VIDEO – Confession       

                Downloadable Readings

                On Repentance



                3.    Holy Matrimony

                VIDEO – Holy Matrimony             

                Downloadable Readings 

                On Marriage


                4.    Holy Unction

                VIDEO – Holy Unction


                Downloadable Readings 

                On Holy Unction 


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The life of the Orthodox Church perpetuates and fulfills the ministry of Jesus Christ. The close association between Christ and His Church is reflected in the images from the Scriptures which declare that Christ is the Head and the Church is His Body, and that Christ is the Bridegroom and the Church is His bride. Learn more»




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