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Roman Catholic Church, the Sacraments

Summary: There are seven sacraments of the Roman Catholic Church. Each are important to Catholics in terms of religious development and a path toward God.
~~Baptism~~

Baptism is the first sacrament a Christian receives. It is the first of the three sacraments of initiation. Before receiving other sacraments you must be baptized. In baptism all of your sins are forgiven. Original sin is removed. You receive actual and sanctifying grace. Although you are baptized you must still work on your faith. Baptism doesn't mean that you are automatically saved without trying. You must work to become closer to God.

Through baptism we become members of the church and children of God. The church recognizes baptism of all Christian faiths. You are baptized only once in your life. Traditionally a priest is the one who performs the baptism but in an emergency situation anyone can baptize and it is considered valid. By being baptized we are reborn into a new life.

Along with your parents, in baptism you also have godparents...

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