SACRAMENTS (HOLY MYSTERIES)
The Life of God in the Church
Baptism / Chrismation
At St Aidan's we take care to prepare people properly for these sacraments. We do expect people to know the basics of Christianity.
What sort of questions should I ask of myself when preparing for Confession both privately and before a priest?
Anointing with the holy healing oils and prayer is a vital addition to professional medical care. What is the healing ministry of the Church?
A vocation to serve as a deacon, priest or bishop is to serve both God and the people. In this way the service of all is made possible.
Christian marriage is both a glorious crown and a noble. martyrdom of love. Explore how we prepare couples here.
Funeral services in Orthodoxy focus on the departed and we insist on Christian burial. Read here about wills, funerals and burial.
What are Sacraments?
What are sacraments? Why do we need them? Are there just seven ... or more? How do they become a blessing for us and creation?