readers through the rites of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist, Understanding
the Sacraments of Initiation examines each of the rites' Old Testament
foundations, liturgical history, and sacramental theology, exploring the way in
which the sacraments of Initiation affect and influence one's daily Christian
life. Understanding the Sacraments of Initiation will emphasize the
liturgy as an encounter between God and his children in Christ and the Holy
Spirit. It contains a brief history and structure of the Rite.
Because of the basic grounding in sacramental theology, this volumes is
especially useful for catechists, DRE's, catechists who teach sacramental
reparation, liturgists, seminarians, deacon formation and continuing adult
Paperback, 6 x 9, 208 pages.