Jesus Christ: Source of Our Salvation (Second Edition)

Chapter 7: Sacraments 101: Baptism (Why We Baptize)


Sacraments 101: Baptism (Why We Baptize)

Film Focus: This video, presented by Fr. Dave Dwyer, CSP, discusses the theology of the Sacrament of Baptism. In addition, the video discusses why Catholics baptize infants, the items/people necessary for the Sacrament, the order of the rite, as well as some common misconceptions.

Text Focus: Pages 244-249

Discussion Questions:

  1. What are the three Sacraments of Initiation? Which of these Sacraments have you received and what is your memory of them?
  2. What items/people are necessarily for the Sacrament of Baptism? Why is each of these necessary?
  3. How would you explain why we baptize infants to someone who does not understand?
  4. How can you live out the Sacrament of Baptism in your life each day?

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