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What does sacrament mean?

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May 28, 2013 2:39AM

Ecclesiastical . a visible sign of an inward grace, especially one of the solemn Christian ritesconsidered to have been instituted by Jesus Christ to symbolize or confer grace: the sacraments ofthe Protestant churches are baptism and the Lord's Supper; the sacraments of the Roman Catholicand Greek Orthodox churches are baptism, confirmation, the Eucharist, matrimony, penance, holyorders, and extreme unction.