Results from Tag: 'baptism'
Jesus’ baptism is a sign of solidarity with humanity as well as proclamation of who he is, his identity and mission.
Father Matthew Hood looks back on the sequence of events as surreal, but also divinely orchestrated.
COMMENTARY: His baptism being invalid, so too were his confirmation and his ordination and many sacraments he administered. This situation strikes to the very core of what the sacraments are, and what the Church is.
The faithful have a right to the Church’s worship as the Church has established it.
COMMENTARY: The fact that the 2-year-old girls were not baptized earlier, by someone else, suggests an inexplicable pastoral failure to heed Pope Francis’ stress on the supreme importance of the sacrament.
The twins’ mother wanted her daughters to be baptized by the Holy Father.
As June is traditionally the ‘ordination season’ for most U.S. dioceses, the guidelines from the Thomistic Institute on holy orders couldn’t have come at a better time.
Small gatherings due to social distancing heighten the appreciation for the sacrament itself, families have found.