What are the 3 Catholic 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 are the 7 sacraments explained to children?
What is the meaning of sacraments of initiation? The sacraments of initiation (also called the “mysteries of initiation”) are the three sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist. As such, they are distinguished from the sacraments of healing (Anointing of the sick and Sacrament of Penance) and from the sacraments of service (Marriage and Ordination).
At what age can a child receive the sacrament of reconciliation? Reconciliation (Penance): Children are usually prepared to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation in 1st or 2nd grade (after age 7, after child can read easily on their own).