More Resources On Baptism
How To Choose Godparents For Your Child
Parenthood Parents, you are indispensable in the life of your child. You as mother or father have a God-given authority and duty to your child. The Fourth Commandment states: “Honor your father and mother (cf. Deut. 5:16; Mk. 7:10).” After God Himself, in the family, parents have the highest honor and authority. Ideally, this relationship […]
The Baptism Of The Lord: From The Jordan To Life In The Spirit
As the Church celebrates the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord, the Body of Christ is invited to not only reflect on the event of Jesus’ Baptism, but also to reflect on the mystery of our own Baptism. The beginning of Jesus’ public ministry is marked by His baptism. Jesus, standing among sinners though […]
An Open Letter To My Baptized Infant
Dear Child, My parents baptized me three months after I was born. I don’t remember it. I wasn’t asked if I wanted to be baptized or not, nor would I have been able to understand or respond. And, I’m grateful that they did. We decided to do the same for you. We carefully chose godparents […]
Watch Mario Lopez Get Baptized In The Jordan – Saved By The Bell Star Gets Saved!
Mario Lopez, former star of Saved By the Bell and current host of “Extra,” has spent the last week in the Holy Land. He has shared several video highlights from his trip on social media, but the video that has gone viral is of his baptism in the Jordan River. Watch the video below and share […]
What The “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem Ride” Taught Me About Baptism
In the spirit of spontaneity and pure wanderlust, my closest girls and I decided to check out the new Harry Potter world and return to a place of nostalgia – Universal Studios. We made our way down to LA and entered into the world of movies. We started with Harry Potter, enjoyed the afternoon with […]
5 Mosaics That Beautifully Explain What Happens In Baptism
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How To Explain The 7 Sacraments Without Boring Your Children
Don’t know how to start explaining the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church to your son or daughter? Are you lacking material for your church’s catechesis program? Is it sometimes a bit complicated for you? Don’t worry. Through this article, we’ll help you find the right words to help children understand these gifts of the faith. […]
25 Ways To Be A Great Long-Distance Godparent
So you’re a godparent? Congratulations! But, your beloved godchild lives miles away… how will you ever have a strong spiritual mentorship to him or her? Well, God, the Father lives in Heaven and His love still surrounds us constantly. Through Him all things are truly possible, even with the obstacle of distance. Your godparent-godchild relationship […]
Why Should You Get Your Baby Baptized? 7 Important Reasons
Why is it so important to get your baby baptized? From the moment of conception, parents begin to experience all of the emotions that come with welcoming a new life into this world. Though there is plenty of joy and excitement, there can also be feelings of uncertainty and fear. Almost immediately new parents feel […]
7 Ways To Be A Godparent | Catholic-Link.org
When we are baptized, a special pair of adults are chosen in addition to our parents to be our spiritual guides. Personally, my godparents go above and beyond the call in their commitment to this vital role in a child’s life. I’ve watched how they love unconditionally, treat others with respect, and talk openly with me […]
3 Great Videos On Holy Water, Baptism, And Works Of Charity!
Outside da Box is an apostolate dedicated to bringing Jesus Christ to the young church through digital media. In addition to the quality of the videos, it is immensely encouraging for me to witness a group of Catholics who are taking digital evangelization seriously. Today, I would like to share three of the most recent […]
What’s The Big Deal About Baptism?
Our baptismal promises – promises that were made at one particular and special moment in our lives, yet through this sacrament’s indelible spiritual mark, do and must continue to shape our life. As Catholics, by way of reminder, we situate our reflection on the sacrament of baptism not only in a personal but also in […]
Why Does The Catholic Church Baptize Infants?
This six-minute video that comes as part of the Sacraments 101 Series by Busted Halo excellently presents a basic catechesis on the Sacrament of Baptism. During my transitional diaconate, I had the wonderful opportunity to serve the Filipino Community in Rome at Santa Pudenciana. In this very active parish, it was not unusual that I […]