Questions and Answers

1695. What are sacramentals? (CCC 1677) Sacramentals are sacred signs (things or actions) instituted by the Church in order:
1. to dispose men to receive grace
2. to sanctify different circumstances of life.
1696. Which are the most important among the sacramentals? (CCC 1678) The most important among the sacramentals are the blessings.
1697. By what is Christian life nourished apart from the Liturgy? (CCC 1679) Apart from the Liturgy Christian life is nourished by various forms of popular piety.