Meeting Jesus in the Sacraments (Second Edition)

Chapter 3: Pope Francis on the Meaning of Baptism


Pope Francis on the Meaning of Baptism

Film Focus: This video begins with a reading of the Great Commission and shows videos of Pope Francis baptizing several babies. It continues with Pope Francis speaking about the missionary call of Baptism.  It features Pope Francis speaking in Italian with English subtitles.

Text Focus: Page 92

Discussion Questions:

  1. What is Christ commanding his Apostles to do in this reading from Matthew 28 shared at the beginning of the video?
  2. Pope Francis uses the image of a chain to describe the continuous link between all believers. Who is part of your chain? Who passed on the Faith to you?
  3. Once we are baptized into the Catholic Church, we are called to share our Faith with others and to become missionaries. What are some ways you are being a missionary in your everyday life?

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