The 7 Catholic Sacraments: Definition & History

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What are sacraments, according to Catholic teachings?

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1. According to Catholic doctrine, which of the seven sacraments provides a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit?

2. Which of the seven sacraments involves the forgiveness of sins?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The sacraments are essential to the Catholic faith. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the sacraments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • What sacraments are, and why they are important to the Catholic faith
  • The origins of the sacraments
  • What the sacraments provide to devout individuals
  • Protestant response to the sacraments

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding sacraments and the Catholic faith
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the sacraments and what they provide to the faithful
  • Making connections - correlate the sacraments with to core Catholic beliefs
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify key concepts, such as grace, Baptism and the Eucharist

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Catholic sacraments, review the accompanying lesson on The 7 Catholic Sacraments. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines key terms related to the sacraments
  • Explains why sacraments are essential to the Catholic faith
  • Covers the total number of sacraments
  • Details the functions of the sacraments
  • Covers the history of the sacraments
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