The Seven Universal Sacraments

This book is an exploration of the idea that the Catholic sacraments can offer us all a starting point to consider what is sacred in the life of every human being, regardless of faith.   The seven universal sacraments and their correspondents in Catholic theology are:

Universal Sacrament                                    Catholic Sacrament

  1. Birth                                                                      Baptism
  2. Sexual Union                                                       Matrimony
  3. Death                                                                    Anointing of the Sick
  4. The Group                                                           Confirmation
  5. The Arts and Nature                                          Communion
  6. Friends and Mentors                                         Orders
  7. Asking Forgiveness                                            Reconciliation