The Sacrament is a Christian rite recognized as of particular importance and significance. There are various views on the existence and meaning of such rites. Many Christians consider the sacraments to be a visible symbol of the reality of God, as well as a channel for God's grace. Many denominations,

Hold to the definition of sacrament formulated by Augustine of Hippo: an outward sign of inward grace, that has been instituted by Jesus Christ.

Sacraments signify God's grace in a way that is outwardly observable to the participant.

The Catholic Church, Hussite Church, and the Old Catholic Church recognize seven sacraments:

Holy Sacraments and the Sacramentals

FAICL recognizes seven fundamental sacraments, which it enumerates as follows: Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Eucharist, Absolution, Holy Unction, Holy Matrimony, and Holy Orders.