Form: “N., I baptize you in the Name of the Father, … The first … But we must always remember that a Sacrament does us good only if we love Our Lord and are sorry for the sins which we have committed in thought, word and deed. As you know, the whole organisation of the Post Office belongs to the Queen’s government. Form: "I baptize you in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit" Matter: Water-either full immersion in water or-sprinkling/pouring over the one being baptized Minister: Ordinary Minister- The ordinary minister of baptism is an ordained member of the clergy. tLHandle += "_Hover"; The matter is the oil and the laying on of hands by the celebrant and the form is the prayers of the priest or bishop. and Confused, Contemplating becoming a Catholic or Coming home, No var tLHandle = "SAW_Halo_LeftGlow"; Is the matter anointing with chrism or simply laying on of hands. laity delegated by the bishop, or, in case of necessity, anyone. The Sacraments The Matter – the visible, meaning of the sacrament  Refers to the sensible sign of the sacrament whose meaning is indicated by the words. } In all sacraments, we treat of the matter and the form. navC.className = tCHandle; The priest or bishop says: "God, the Father of mercies, through the death and resurrection of His Son has reconciled the world to himself and sent the Holy Spirit among us for the forgiveness of sins; through the ministry of the Church may God give you pardon and peace, and I absolve you from your sins in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit." The Catechism of the Catholic Church reads: 1300 The essential rite of the sacrament follows. 3 reconciliation. Their heart grows hardened towards God so that he no longer means anything to them, and their conscience becomes dulled and unfeeling so that they sin with scarcely an uneasy thought. On the outside of the wrapper will be a label with the word GLASS on it. Available from:  (Accessed 23 August 2010) (Internet). if (IsOver) { if (IsOver) { thanks. .style6 { 7 Sacraments 3. It is a public sign of commitment and of … Confirmation. MATTER FORM MINISTER EFFECTS SACRAMENT (SIGN) (WORD) BAPTISM Water …I baptize you • O : Deacon Cleanses in the name of • E : Anyone original sin the Father, Make us Christians Son and Holy Spirit … Children of God Heirs of Heaven Temple of the Holy Spirit Character a deacon, priest or bishop Thus, for example, the matter for Baptism is water; the matter for the Eucharist is bread and wine.