Okay, so tonight DH and I are giving a review lesson on the 7 Sacraments…I need symbols for the following sacraments:
Holy Orders (is it just oil?)
I looked everything up in the Catechism, but some are more obvious than others (ie. Baptism - water, candle, etc.). I’m making flash cards for these and having them identify symbols to sacraments. I don’t want to be wrong on this :).
I’m trying to understand the question. Are you looking for the visible signs? If so, I’ll share what I know…
Baptism - water, oil
Confirmation - oil and the laying of hands by the Bishop
Eucharist - bread and wine
Reconciliation - the priest giving absolution
Matrimony - rings, vows… or on a radical note, the couple themselves exchanging vows
Holy Orders - the candidate kneeling and the laying of hands by the Bishop
Annointing of the sick - holy oil
I’m not completely sure with Holy Orders and Annointing of the sick though.
If these aren’t the answers you’re looking for then… I guess I don’t know the answer.
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