What exactly is a sacramental? It is a sacred sign that possesses a likeness to the sacraments and whose effects are obtained by the prayer of the Church. Sacramentals can be objects, such as holy water, medals, rosaries, or ashes; actions, for example, a pilgrimage; or words, such as a blessing. In countless ways, these sacred visual images and words provide us opportunities to cooperate with the working of God’s grace. Find out how in these pages.
About the Series: Faith Basics
The Faith Basics series is about living life well. The booklets cover those topics of the Faith that most directly relate to the practical Catholic. Written for the person spread a bit too thin, the booklets are easily readable, coving the fundamentals in few words, while both informing and inspiring busy people to understand and live the Faith.