Catholic Sacraments

 


Please use these links for reference or check other links with your teacher or Mrs. Gates Some internet sites have more reliable information then others especially when questions of doctrine and Catholic beliefs are concerned.



 

New Catholic Encyclopedia from the GVRL Please note that a password is needed from home.

 

Catechism of the Catholic Church The official source of dogma and practices.

 

Catholic Sacraments: A Primer
An evaluation of all the sacraments, including why they are sacraments and what each one is.

 

Sacramentos - Sacraments
A site which covers all of the sacraments of the Catholic Church in a detailed format.

 

 

THE SEVEN SACRAMENTS OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
This site covers each of the seven sacraments in great detail according to the Roman Catholic Church. It includes the history of the sacraments as well as an explanation of each.

 

Sacraments
This site covers each of the sacraments in brief.

 

 

NECESSITY AND NATURE of the Sacraments
This site covers the nature and Necessity of the Sacraments to the Catholic Church.

 

 

Sacrament of Marriage
This site covers the Sacrament of Marriage from the Roman Catholic perspective. It also covers why Roman Catholics see marriage as a sacrament.

 

New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia: Sacraments
This is an extensive outline of the theology, history and praxis of the Roman Catholic sacramental system. This includes valuable links to specific sacraments. This article was written from a Catholic point of view.

 

Ask Father: Importance of confession
This site covers the importance of the sacrament of confession to the Roman Catholic Church.

 

INSTRUCTION ON INFANT BAPTISM
This site was approved by the Pope and covers the Roman Catholic Sacrament of Infant Baptism in-depth.

 

Marriage as a Sacrament
This site is from the National Bishops Conference.

 

New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia: Mixed Marriage
This article deals with the issues surrounding the marriage of a Catholic to a person from another religious tradition. This article was written from a Catholic point of view.

 

Priest
This article takes a look at the nature and background of priests in the Roman Catholic tradition.

 

A guide for Confession

Prayers and a guide to this sacrament

 

Catholic Education: OnLine Religious Education Database
Some other websites are available here as well as other information

 

California Youth grateful to the Pope: Confession
This site covers the Roman Catholic Sacrament of Confession. It includes how to do a confession and why confessions are done.

 

New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia: Holy Orders
Excellent research article on the history, theology, and praxis of the Sacrament of Holy Orders. This article was written from a Catholic point of view.

 

Catholic Marriage
This site covers the Roman Catholic Sacrament of Marriage in-depth.

 

THE CELEBRATION OF THE CHRISTIAN MYSTERY
This site covers the Roman Catholic Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist in-depth according to the catechism.

 

Catholic Encyclopedia: Eucharist
This site covers the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist according to the Roman Catholic Church.

 

The Eucharist and Its Effects
This site covers the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist according to the Roman Catholic Church. THis site is more theological than others which just contain facts.

 

What you need to know about the Eucharistic Mystery
This site covers the Roman Catholic Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist and it's importance in the Church/Catholic faith.

 

New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia: Baptismal Font
A history of the Baptismal font. This article includes archaeological information as well as canon law and praxis. This article is written with a Catholic perspective.

 

The Gnosis of The Eucharist
This site gives a thorough history and meaning of the sacrament of The Eucharist. It is mostly comprised of facts with a little bit of third-person views.

 

CHAPTER TWO - THE SACRAMENTS OF HEALING
A full coverage of the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick. This site looks at the sacrament from several different views including the celebration, the receiver, the effects and others.

 

New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia: Anointing of the Sick
A look at why priests are the only ones to issue the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick except in emergency situations. This article was written from a Catholic point of view.

 

New Advent Summa Theologica: Sacrament of Confirmation
A site which covers the sacrament of Confirmation in depth. It looks at its matter, form and investigates other topics such as whether or not it bestows grace or imprints character.

 

HIstory of Marriage
This site takes a look at the history of marriage from the Roman Catholic Standpoint.

 

Baptism and Christian Life
This site contains the Roman Catholic Church's view and attitude towards the sacrament of Baptism and does so through a Papal letter in preparation for the Jubilee.

 

CALIFORNIA YOUTH GRATEFUL TO THE POPE : Confession
This site covers the Roman Catholic Sacrament of Confession. It includes how to do a confession and why confessions are done.  

 

New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia: Extreme Unction
This site looks at the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick at in depth view. It covers it's rites, it's meaning, it's tradition, it's name and it's uses. This article was written from a Catholic point of view.

 

Catholicity The Catholic Church simplified This site includes a searchable catechism and brief articles on all of the sacraments.

 

New Advent: The Moral and Canonical Aspects of Marriage
This article reviews the various aspects of the Sacrament of Marriage from the point of view of the canon law of the Catholic Church.

 

New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia: Baptism
Extremely thorough site exploring the history and rituals of baptism in the Christian Church. Content includes a focus on what the Church says about baptism, what it means to be baptized, the various forms of baptism, where and when individuals are baptized, and so much more!

 

Lay confession
This site covers the Roman Catholic Sacrament of Confession made to laymen.

 

New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia: Confirmation
This site contains a detailed explanation and history of the Catholic sacrament of Confirmation. It looks at Confirmation through the leaders of The Church, the priests, the sponsors and the recipients. This article was written from a Catholic point of view.