There are many signs of God’s love in our everyday lives. The Church is the sacrament of Jesus. The most effective signs of God’s presence with us are the seven sacraments. They are unlike any other signs in our lives because when we celebrate the sacraments, Jesus shares with us God’s own life of grace. As we celebrate the sacraments at St. Mary, we are invited to carry out the mission of Jesus in the world. We then respond to the sacraments by the way we live our lives.
The Church continues Jesus’ mission of service through married couples and through our ordained ministers, bishops, priests, and deacons through the Sacraments of Service: