How do you explain sacraments to a child?
What are the sacraments of initiation? The first three sacraments: Baptism, Confirmation, and First Holy Communion are collectively known as the Sacraments of Initiation into the Catholic Church, “whose unity must be safeguarded” according to the Catholic Catechism.
What is the purpose of the sacrament of initiation? The Sacraments of Initiation
Each is meant to strengthen your faith and forge a deeper relationship with God. Baptism frees you from original sin, confirmation strengthens your faith and Eucharist allows you to taste the body and blood of eternal life and be reminded of Christ’s love and sacrifice.
Why is it called sacraments of initiation? By means of the sacraments of Christian initiation, we receive the unique graces that come with being in communion with God in Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. The sacraments of initiation fully incorporate us into the Body of Christ, the Church.