A Behind the Scenes Look at Catholic Baptism
Many of us will attend several Catholic baptisms in our lives. It’s a beautiful sacrament, in which the baby is reborn into a new life with Christ. It’s also the first of the three sacraments – Baptism, Communion and Confirmation – of Christian initiation to the Catholic Church. But while we celebrate this amazing event, do we know the meaning of the customs associated with the ceremony? Here are seven glimpses of what’s happening behind the scenes at a Catholic baptism for infants.