The Sacraments – they are the visible and audible signs of the invisible workings of God on man. Often they occur at transitions and significant life events such as birth, admission into the community of Christians, growing up. These are the Sacraments of Initiation. In addition, there are the Sacraments of States of Life. They are administered for the decision to enter upon a lifelong companionship or a lifelong service in the Church. And finally, there are the Sacraments of Healing. The word "sacrament" comes from Latin and means: holy sign or also way of salvation.