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Sacramentals are associated with or imitate the church's official rituals as they unfold daily, weekly, monthly and yearly.  They include religious signs, symbols, public and private devotions, prayers, gestures, rituals, music, images, and natural or made objects.  Some of them are found only in the church's official rituals, such as sacred oils.  Others are common in parishioners' private lives such as house blessings.