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What’s the definition of a Sacrament? Guess the 7 Sacraments… Befriending Cats Eventually Results in Many HOrrible AllergieS An outward visible sign of an inward grace
Baptism L.O. Understand the meaning of Baptism Understand why receiving Baptism is important Know key features of the baptismal ceremony
Baptism washes away Original sin (our inherited separation from God) + all past sins. Free from original sin, you can now receive Christ in the sacraments. Without baptism, you cannot receive any other sacraments. = The door of the Church = enter a new life, life in in Christ & his church = wash away the sins and mistakes of the old one Importance A sign of God’s love and forgiveness.
Is it necessary? Mk 16:15 After his resurrection, Jesus said to the apostles: “Go into the world and preach the good news to all creation. Whoever believes and is baptised will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned”. WHY? - you need to be baptised, to enter heaven because you cannot enter heaven with any sin, and baptism washes sin away. by all means necessary
Watch the Video Baptismal Ceremony 1.Which Symbols could you identify? What do they represent? 2.What were the events of the ceremony ?
Symbols and their meaning Water Oil of Anointing Oil of Chrism Candle White Garment Strength and healing A special task Be free from sin Be the light of Christ Be able to identify what is good To be washed from original sin To die and rise again like Christ
Exam Questions Do you think babies should be baptised? Give 2 reasons for your point of view (4marks) Explain why the sacrament of Baptism is important for Catholics (8marks) “Baptism is the most important sacrament”. (6marks) – i) do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion – Ii) Give reasons why some people may disagree with you.