27. The Baptism
1. The Baptism
The Baptism is the sacrament which erases original sin and also personal sins, making us Christians, sons of God and members of the Church.
If a person want to be bapticed but death in martyrdom, instead of Water Baptism her recieves what is called Blood Baptism.
All of us born with a sin inherited from our first parents, and, therefore, without grace. But Jesus Christ cleans us from sin, because with his death and resurrection He liberated us. Baptism is the sacrament which aplies the fruits of Redemption to all the baptised.
- The material of Baptism is clean water, which symbolizes the purification of our souls.
- The form consists in the words: “I baptise you in the name of the Father and the Son and of the Holy Spirit” These words are pronounced while some water is spill over the head of the new member of the Church.
- The ordinary ministers are the bishop, the priest and the deacon. But if it would be required, everyone could baptise, according to the intentions of the Church.
- The subject is every human being who has note received Baptism yet.