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Aleteia's collection of articles on the sacraments, the efficacious signs of Grace instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is dispensed to us.

An initial remedy to break free from a sinful life

God, rich in mercy, is ready to help you break the bonds of spiritual slavery.

A priest will provide the sacraments … on Italian reality TV

It's not for show; it's to fulfill the request of one of the show's competitors.

4 Powerful ways we can be purified of our sins

Through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross, God has opened wide the doors to his mercy.

When tempted to sin, try to do this first

Prepare yourself with this bit of advice for the next time you are considering a sin.

Snowed in and can’t get to Sunday Mass? Watch it online at these websites

The internet has made it easy for the homebound to participate in Mass from a distance.

The many names for Mass and what they mean

Here is a rundown of the most common names for the Mass and the meanings behind them.

What do Catholics believe regarding cremation?

It is an accepted practice of the Church, but still has a few rules behind it.

See how this mom of 5 transformed her wedding dress into a baptismal gown

This creative idea is full of meaning and captures the family's sacramental life.

What is a Gold, Red, White, or Blue Mass?

The tradition of offering Mass for members of various professions dates to the Middle Ages.

What is that gold container that holds the Blessed Sacrament during Adoration?

Most Catholics know what monstrances are ... even if they don't know the term.

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