Category: Baptism

The Gift of Baptism is to be Cherished!

Children have a right to be brought up in the Christian faith, Pope Francis said. Parents and godparents must make sure they “feed the flame of baptismal grace in their little ones, helping them persevere in the faith

Pope: Either you are with God or with the Devil

Baptism requires rejecting Satan and professing one’s full faith in God, Pope Francis said. Only by being able to say “no” to the devil, his works and empty promises “am I able to say ‘yes’ to God, who calls me to conform myself to him in thoughts and deeds,” he said.

Pope Francis: All About Infant Baptism

Parents who prefer not to baptise their children in the hopes that they will “understand and ask for baptism” as adults lack faith that the Holy Spirit will act in their child’s life, Pope Francis said.

100 Years after First Baptism in Mahobe Mission

Mahobe mission in Umzimkulu diocese in KwaZulu-Natal celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first baptism in the area, at what was then St Anthony’s church, of infant Anton Mbandlwa. Today Mahobe mission is the...