The Sacrament of Baptism

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The Sacrament of Baptism

  1. 1. Baptism Mr. Pablo Cuadra Religion Class
  2. 2. Why is baptism the most important sacrament? <ul><li>A. Because it transforms us into God’s people. </li></ul><ul><li>B. We receive Christ’s salvation and new life. </li></ul><ul><li>C. It gives us the promise of eternal life . </li></ul><ul><li>D. Forgives original sin. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Questions <ul><li>Where were you baptized? </li></ul><ul><li>Who did Baptize you? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you know your God parents? </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is original sin? <ul><li>The reality of: </li></ul><ul><li>Pain </li></ul><ul><li>Brokenness </li></ul><ul><li>Suffering </li></ul><ul><li>Alienation </li></ul><ul><li>In which we are all born into. </li></ul><ul><li>God saves us from this reality through baptism. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Question <ul><li>How do we experience the effects of sin in every day life? </li></ul>
  6. 6. What does the word baptism mean? <ul><li>The word baptism comes from a Greek word that means: </li></ul><ul><li>“ To plunge” or </li></ul><ul><li>“ To immerse” (go under) </li></ul>
  7. 7. What does baptism symbolize? <ul><li>Going under water symbolizes our burial into the death of Christ. </li></ul><ul><li>It also symbolizes our rising up to new life in Christ. </li></ul><ul><li>Our union with Christ in this life and the next. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why do we receive baptism? <ul><li>Through baptism the baptized: </li></ul><ul><li>A. Share in Christ’s suffering and death . </li></ul><ul><li>B. Share in Christ’s victory and new life. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Is called to live on this earth as Jesus lived. </li></ul><ul><li>D. S hare in one destiny, eternal life with God </li></ul><ul><li>E. Becomes a member of the body of Christ. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What did Jesus command his disciples to do? <ul><li>A. To go to all the world. </li></ul><ul><li>B. To instruct all the nations </li></ul><ul><li>C. To make disciples of all peoples </li></ul><ul><li>D. To baptize in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>Matthew 28: 19-20 </li></ul>
  10. 10. What are the three types of baptism? <ul><li>There are three types of baptism: </li></ul><ul><li>A. Baptism of water </li></ul><ul><li>B. Baptism of Blood </li></ul><ul><li>C. Baptism of desire </li></ul>
  11. 11. What is baptism of Blood? <ul><li>Those who although not baptized died for the Christian faith. </li></ul><ul><li>Their blood unites them with Christ and his destiny. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Martyrs </li></ul>
  12. 12. What is baptism of desire? <ul><li>Those who although not baptized wished in this life to receive baptism , but died before its reception. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Catechumens </li></ul><ul><li>Those who although do not know Christ, live and follow the will of God on this earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Just people, infants (Jesus’ love for children is evident in the Bible). </li></ul>
  13. 13. What is the rite of baptism? <ul><li>The rite of baptism is the way the sacrament of baptism is celebrated and received. </li></ul>
  14. 14. How is the Sacrament of baptism celebrated? <ul><li>A. The sign of the cross. </li></ul><ul><li>B. The reading of the word of God </li></ul><ul><li>C. Blessing of the water and invocation of the Spirit of God </li></ul><ul><li>D. Exorcism </li></ul><ul><li>E. Anointing with the oil of Catechumens </li></ul><ul><li>F. Renunciation of Sin. </li></ul><ul><li>G. Profession of Faith </li></ul><ul><li>H. Baptism </li></ul><ul><li>I. Anointing with Chrism. </li></ul><ul><li>J. Clothing with White garment </li></ul><ul><li>K. Lighted Candle. </li></ul>
  15. 15. What is the seal of Baptism? <ul><li>The seal of Baptism is: </li></ul><ul><li>A. An eternal mark on the person’s soul </li></ul><ul><li>B. This mark makes the person belong to Christ </li></ul><ul><li>C. It can’t never be erased </li></ul><ul><li>D. It enables the person to do God’s will on this earth. </li></ul>
  16. 16. What are other names for this seal? <ul><li>A. The seal of the Holy Spirit </li></ul><ul><li>B. The seal of the Lord </li></ul><ul><li>C. The seal of Eternal life </li></ul>
  17. 17. Why is the seal important? <ul><li>A. The seal is important because it is a sign of our faith . </li></ul><ul><li>B. During our lives on this earth we are called to keep this sign of faith alive and strong. </li></ul>
  18. 18. What are the effects of Baptism? <ul><li>A. Baptism purifies us from sin. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Baptism gives us new life through the Holy Spirit. </li></ul><ul><li>C. We become new creatures. Sons and daughters of God by adoption. </li></ul><ul><li>D. We become members of the body of Christ. </li></ul><ul><li>E. We become disciples of Jesus’ teachings. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Who are the ordinary ministers of baptism? <ul><li>A. The bishop </li></ul><ul><li>B. The priest </li></ul><ul><li>C. The deacon </li></ul>
  20. 20. In case of emergency who can baptize? <ul><li>Anyone , including a non-Catholic. </li></ul><ul><li>The baptism has to be in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit and water has to be used to baptize the dying person. </li></ul>
  21. 21. The End

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