Aislinn Fegan 2a

Roman Catholic Church

Peter and his work with the Church in Jerusalem was the origination the Catholic Church. The leaders within this Church would be the Pope, Bishops, Clergy and priests. Just recently a new pope was elected, Pope Benedict vvv1. Pope John Paul 11 passed away.

The Catholic Church celebrates seven Sacraments which are Baptism, Eucharist, Confirmation, Holy Orders, anointing of the sick, Matrimony, and Penance.

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Baptism is celebrated a few weeks or maybe even a month after a new baby’s birth. This is when the new baby is welcomed into the new religion.

Matrimony is when a man and a woman decide together to offer up each-others lives to be married to each-other and to spend the rest of your life with. This sacrament should only be celebrated once in one person’s life.

 Holy Communion is usually made at the age of 8 or 9 and after this is made, the person can receive the Eucharist as much as they would ...

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