Posts Tagged ‘Sacrament of Baptism’
 
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Pope Francis: To always walk as children of light, persevering in faith, is the Christian vocation

(CNA/EWTN News) On May 16, in his catechesis for the weekly audience, Pope Francis concluded his commentary on the sacrament of Baptism with reflections on the symbolism of the white garment and baptismal candle.
Publish date: 2018 - 5 - 16


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Pope Francis: The sign of baptism is never erased by any sin

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis said Wednesday that nothing can take away a person's baptism or the identity they thereby gain as a child of God, which is why this sacrament cannot be repeated.
Publish date: 2018 - 5 - 9


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Pope Francis: The renunciation of Satan and the act of faith go together

(CNA/EWTN News) It is not possible to have a relationship with God if we are attached to sin and the devil, Pope Francis said Wednesday, encouraging Christians to cut those harmful ties and re-proclaim their faith in Christ and his Church.
Publish date: 2018 - 5 - 3


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Pope Francis: Baptism prepares us, gives us strength for our daily struggles

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis spoke about the temptations encountered in the Christian life, encouraging the faithful not to be discouraged by the struggle, but to be reassured and strengthened by the prayers of the Church.
Publish date: 2018 - 4 - 25


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Pope Francis: Making the sign of the cross makes the Christian way of facing life visible

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said that to make the sign of the cross is to mark ourselves as Christians, and that it is something we should do often to remind ourselves that we belong to God.
Publish date: 2018 - 4 - 19


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Pope Francis: Withhold the Sacrament of Baptism from a child means not trusting in the Holy Spirit

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis spoke about the sacrament of Baptism on Wednesday, emphasizing the importance of the Catholic practice of baptizing infants, since the grace of the Holy Spirit helps them to grow in virtue.
Publish date: 2018 - 4 - 12


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Pope Francis: Jesus gave his life to make us holy, to renew us, to forgive us

(CNA/EWTN News) The Easter Triduum is the most important time of year for Christians, Pope Francis said Wednesday, and stressed that those who truly allow themselves to be transformed by Jesus' resurrection, while still being sinners, cannot be corrupt.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 29


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Pope Francis: To be a Christian means to look to the light and practice the profession of faith in the light

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said that to be a Christian means to have hope in the light of Christ, which we are filled with at our Baptism, even in the midst of difficulties or darkness.
Publish date: 2017 - 8 - 2


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Pope Francis: Baptism establishes a sacramental bond of unity

(CNA/EWTN News) In his general audience during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Pope Francis focused on the common baptism Christians share, saying the strength of this bond is stronger than existing divisions. “We are truly the Holy People of God, even if, due to our sins, we are not yet a people fully united,” the Pope said in his January 20 general audience, adding that “the mercy of God, which works in baptism, is stronger than our divisions.”
Publish date: 2016 - 1 - 21


 
Spiritual Talk – Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

This Sunday is the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, and Fr. Anthony Ho explains to us the events surrounding the Baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan. The Sacrament of Baptism allows us to leave sin behind in order to receive the saving grace of God, while the descent of the Holy Spirit gives us new life and allows us to become the sons and daughters of God.
Publish date: 2015 - 1 - 10