Photo: Oleg Ilyushin
Last time we saw a bit of the mechanics of each Sacrament. We also saw that each Sacrament is instituted by Christ because each Sacrament makes Christ present.
Every Sacrament also points to a mystery. (In fact, the word Sacrament is a direct translation of the Greek word mysterion, and Sacraments are called mysteries in the Eastern Rite Churches.) They are not mysteries because we can’t explain them or because we don’t know the answer, like a murder mystery, but because there are no words to express them because they are so amazing. They are a mystery as an

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