Through Water: All you need to know when preparing for Baptism
A resource for parents and godparents
preparing for a child's Baptism, or for adults preparing for Baptism through
the Rite of Initiation of Adults (RCIA).
Suitable as an aid to
parish catechesis or for private use at home. This is the perfect book to
give to parents presenting their child for Baptism.
It can also be used to
foster a greater understanding of the Sacraments of Initiation, and the
significance of Baptism, in parents bring their children for First Holy
Communion and Confirmation.
This reader-friendly book, by experienced
author Tony Castle, recognises the importance of the Sacrament of Baptism as
the first of the Sacraments of Initiation: when St John Paul II was asked to
choose the most important day in his life he replied, "The day I was
baptised." Baptism is so much more than a simple naming ceremony, whether
it is an adult or a child who is passing through water, it is a life-changing
Through Water simply and clearly explains both
the need for the sacrament and its beauty. Using true life stories to
illustrate its themes it covers everything from the naming of the child, or
candidate, to who can baptise, and where. It also features a useful glossary of
do we baptise?
in a name?
a Christian Always a Christian.
Minister of Baptism.
Meaning and purpose of Baptism.
Return to Ancient Practice.
Rite of Baptism for One Child: a short commentary.
36 pages/ softback/ A5
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