Sacraments of Initiation. Baptism Confirmation Eucharist. What are they?. They are celebrated by all Catholics Baptism as an infant Eucharist as a child – 2 nd to 4 th grade Confirmation anytime between 6 th -10 th grade
They are celebrated by all Catholics
Baptism as an infant
Eucharist as a child – 2nd to 4th grade
Confirmation anytime between 6th -10th grade
Adults who choose to become Catholic will take a spiritual journey to these sacraments in RCIA – Rites of Christian Initiation
Baptism of Baby – this is an example of a child’s baptism service
Becoming a temple for the Holy Spirit; capable of worshipping God as he desires
John the Baptist tells his followers that coming after him (Jesus) “will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire” Luke 3:16
In the Gospel according to John, the story of the loaves and the fishes, chap 6, is when Jesus goes on to teach about the Eucharist.
During the Last Supper, Jesus shares a Passover Meal with his disciples. Knowing the time for his death was near; he wanted to leave a sign of his continued presence among them.
After Jesus’ death the Apostles connected the OT’s Paschal Lamb and sacrifice with the words and action of Jesus.