"The Penny Catechism"
CATECHISM FOR BEGINNERS
Part II CATECHISM PROPER
5. THE SACRAMENTS
45. What is a Sacrament?
A Sacrament is an outward sign, instituted by Christ, to give grace.
46. How many Sacraments are there?
There are seven Sacraments: Baptism, Confirmation, Penance, Holy Eucharist, Extreme Unction, Holy Orders. and Matrimony.
47. What does Baptism do for us?
Baptism takes away Original Sin and makes us children of God.
48. What does Confirmation do for us?
Confirmation makes us soldiers of Christ.
49. What does Penance do for us?
Penance takes away sins committed after Baptism.
50. What does Holy Eucharist do for us?
Holy Eucharist brings our Lord into our heart.
51. What does Extreme Unction do for us?
Extreme Unction helps us to die as Christians.
52. What does Holy Orders do for us?
Holy Orders gives us priests and Bishops.
53. What does Matrimony do for us?
Matrimony unites a Christian man and woman in lawful marriage.