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At Sunday services, called sacrament meetings, women also play a lesser role.Jim Lehrer: Ask Mitt Romney if He Stands By Mormonism’s Views of Women|Stacey Solie|October 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
With few clear answers, the avoidance of ambiguity became a bureaucratic sacrament.
Our procession was, however, a more solemn one on the day of Corpus Christi when we carried about the blessed Sacrament.
Seventy marble altars, among them an altar of the Holy Sacrament which had been forty years in building, were destroyed.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
There is among the Catholics another sacrament, which contains the most strange mysteries.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
Day by day in the camp Mass was celebrated, and the Holy Sacrament given to all who asked and came.A Heroine of France|Evelyn Everett-Green
Rarely, if ever, has there been a more ghastly profanation of the Holy Sacrament of Regeneration!South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
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Cultural definitions for sacrament
A religious ceremony or rite. Most Christian churches reserve the term for those rites that Jesus himself instituted, but there are disagreements between them on which rites those are. The Lutheran Church, for example, maintains that baptism and Communion are the only sacraments, whereas in the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church, there are five more: confirmation; confession; anointing of the sick; the ordination of clergy; and the marriage of Christians.