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The parents and the priest first welcome the guests and sign the child with the cross. Scriptural readings and discussion of what baptism means follows. Next, the child is baptized, and the godparents promise to help the... More »

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There are many quotes throughout the Bible that are acceptable for use in a child's or baby's baptism ceremony. One of the most popular quotes is located in the Old Testament: 1 Samuel 1:27 reads, "For this child I praye... More »

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Examples of gifts a godparent can give for a Catholic baptism include crosses, guardian angel bears, picture frames, the Bible, photo albums and baptismal medals. The baptism is the first of seven sacraments in the Catho... More »

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Water baptism is the immersion of a believer in water by a minister, priest or some other religious authority. The purpose of this practice is to connect and commit the person being baptised with the holy trinity of the ... More »

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At a Catholic confirmation, a person who has previously been baptized is initiated into full discipleship with Christ by the laying on of hands of a bishop or priest. Confirmation is a sacrament that deepens one's relati... More »

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Examples of gifts a godparent can give for a Catholic baptism include crosses, guardian angel bears, picture frames, the Bible, photo albums and baptismal medals. The baptism is the first of seven sacraments in the Catho... More »

www.reference.com Holidays & Celebrations

There are many quotes throughout the Bible that are acceptable for use in a child's or baby's baptism ceremony. One of the most popular quotes is located in the Old Testament: 1 Samuel 1:27 reads, "For this child I praye... More »

www.reference.com Holidays & Celebrations