Holy Baptism: A Guide for Parents and Godparents

by John H. Westerhoff III

Holy Baptism: A Guide for Parents and Godparents
Publication date: 2002-11-30
Number of pages: 40
ISBN: 9780819219527
This informative guidebook helps parents and godparents sharpen their focus on the significance and importance of faithful preparation for the blessed sacrament of Holy Baptism as it is celebrated in the Episcopal Church. Westerhoff draws on church history and personal experience as he outlines developments that have impacted and transformed how we celebrate baptism today. An in-depth reflection on the baptismal rite as it is found in The Book of Common Prayer guides participants through the service and strengthens their understanding of what they are promising and affirming as sponsors bringing a child into the community of faith.
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