Sentence Examples


  • I congratulate you, Count, on your baptism of fire!
  • Presbyterianism has two sacraments, baptism and the Lord's Supper.
  • Of the Lenten fast or Quadragesima, the first mention is in the fifth canon of the council of Nicaea (325), and from this time it is frequently referred to, but chiefly as a season of preparation for baptism, of absolution of penitents or of retreat and recollection.
  • In both sacraments the death-bed baptism of an earlier age seems to survive, and they both fulfil a deep-seated need of the human spirit.
  • This series of frescoes, including a noted " Baptism of Christ," was ruthlessly destroyed by Pius VI.