The Seven Sacraments
The Sacraments have been instituted as a special means through which we are to receive the grace merited for us by Christ. [Baltimore Catechism]
In the sacraments, we meet Christ and He gives us SANCTIFYING GRACE.
Sanctifying grace is a free gift of God which allows us to become children of God, to share in the divine nature, and to inherit eternal life.
The Sacraments are divided into three categories: