Reborn Video 2 – Entering the Mystery, The Rite Explained
As we discussed in the last session, the Sacrament of Baptism is an essential part of God’s plan for salvation, actually conferring the grace it represents. In a society that highly celebrates personal choice, it may come as a surprise that something as important and life-changing as Baptism can be chosen on behalf of an infant; the sacrament is not reserved for consenting adults or children. What is the Church’s rationale for baptizing infants?
We’ll also explore the significant signs and symbols in the Rite of Baptism in order to understand the vital change effected by this sacrament. It’s much more than just pouring water and pronouncing the name of the Trinity.