June 24, 2024

Holy Mysteries (Sacraments)

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
  • Mystery of Reconciliation (Repentance)
  • Mystery of Annointing
  • Mystery of Crowning (Marriage)
  • Mystery of the Holy Orders