The prevailing element in the incantations consists in the exorcism of devils.
Here not one exorcism occurs; in the Synoptists the exorcisms are as prominent as the cures and the preaching.
Reservation for the sick and unction of the sick were retained; and exorcism, unction, trine immersion and the chrisom were included in the baptismal service.
(b) The ceremony of exorcism was often performed in order to free the catechumen from evil spirits.
They are the following: - (i) Use of fonts; (2) Status of baptizer; (3) Immersion, submersion or aspersion; (4) Exorcism; (5) Baptismal formula and trine immersion; (6) The age of baptism; (7) Confirmation; (8) Disciplina arcani; (9) Regeneration; (10) Relation to repentance; (11) Baptism for the dead; (12) Use of the name; (13) Origin of the institution; (14) Analogous rites in other religions.