Describe the Catholic Sacramental System. How does it differ from main line Protestantism?
There are seven Catholic "sacraments." To a Catholic, a "sacrament" is a ceremony that points to what is considered sacred. What is sacred? The word refers to things holy. What is "holy"? The original term for "holy" is "qadosh" in Hebrew and means that which is set apart.
The 7 sacraments are:
Baptism -- Typically, this refers to a ceremony of having a priest sprinkle "holy water" on an infant's head. It is intended to place the child into the ...