The Stanley Cup’s back-to-back tour with the Penguins wasn’t without a holy sacrament this year.
On Wednesday, Philip Pritchard, Hockey Hall of Fame’s Keeper of the Cup, shared a few snaps from the Michigan baptism of Pittsburgh winger Josh Archibald’s son in Lord Stanley’s Mug.
“Three-week-old Brecken Archibald gets baptized out of hockey’s Holy Grail (Brainerd, MN) #stanleycup @penguins @NHL @HockeyHallFame,” Pritchard tweeted.
Holy Sacrament? No. Neither. Not Holy, nor a Sacrament.
Definition of sacrament
- 1a : a Christian rite (such as baptism or the Eucharist) that is believed to have been ordained by Christ and that is held to be a means of divine grace or to be a sign or symbol of a spiritual realityb : a religious rite or observance comparable to a Christian sacrament.That is no more a sacrament than this: