sacrament has definitions from the fields of religion,Christianity
[ noun ] (religion,Christianity) a formal religious act conferring a specific grace on those who receive it

Used in print

(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)

Finally , it gives sanctity , more than human legitimacy , and even , through super empirical reference , transcendent and supernatural importance to some values ; for_example , marriage as a sacrament , much law-breaking as sinful , occasionally the state as a divine instrument .