The Sacraments

sacramentsOne of the most important parts of western civilization are the sacraments of the Holy Catholic Church. Catholics believe that mans soul being darkened by sin is actually cleansed by Gods grace and then that grace is conveyed to men through the sacraments. There are quit a few sacraments with many different spiritual purposes for instance there is Baptism which is meant to wash the stain of original sin away. All mortal sins on your mind must be confessed to a priest. This sacrament is known as Penance. The Holy Communion is also a sacrament that occurs during Mass where participants consume bread and wine. According to the Catholics the bread and wine being used actually becomes the blood and body of Christ.

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