Religious Rituals

By Bree Sargent

What are Religious Rituals?

A religious ritual is a special kind of ordered behavior, particularly relating to the religious beliefs of the community eg. Mass. They include rites of passage birth, marriage and death rituals. Worship is also a ritual.

Christianity Rituals

There are many Christian rituals these includes Baptism, Reconciliation, Marriage, Eucharist, Confirmation, Anointing of the sick and Holy orders. Going to a Mass every Sunday and praying before an evening meal is also an important ritual. These things are very important to a Christians and are practiced regularly.

Judaism Rituals

Jews celebrate Bar-mitzvah. Bar-mitzvah is a rite of passage for a boy to celebrate his coming of age. The Bar-mitzvah is the rite of circumcision of baby males.