The next episode of the Elements of the Catholic Mass is a fascinating look at the question, “What are Sacramental signs?”
Episode 7: Sacramental Signs
The Catholic Church teaches that a sacrament is an outward sign, instituted by Christ, to give grace. Or as the Catechism of the Catholic Church puts it: The sacraments are efficacious sign of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is dispensed to us. (n°. 1131)
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