Sentence Examples


  • His nurse, a Catholic, arranged with her priest for his baptism in that faith, unknown to his parents, on the 24th of June 1858.
  • Everything was concerted in advance with the ecclesiastical authorities, and immediately after the baptism both child and nurse disappeared.
  • Presbyterianism has two sacraments, baptism and the Lord's Supper.
  • Baptism is administered both to infants and adults by pouring or sprinkling, but the mode is considered immaterial.
  • At one of the meetings the father of a newly-born child explained that he could not go outside France to seek a pure baptism and that his conscience would not permit his child to be baptized according to the rites of the Romish Church.

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