Holy Mysteries (Sacraments)

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Byzantines call the Sacraments the Holy Mysteries, as explained by St. John Chrysostom: "It is called mystery, because what we believe is not the same as what we see; one thing we see and another we believe."

  • Holy Mysteries of Initiation

  • Baptism
    Chrismation (Confirmation)
    Eucharist

  • Mystery of Reconciliation (Repentance)

  • Mystery of Annointing

  • Mystery of Crowning (Marriage)

  • Mystery of the Holy Orders