The Roman Catholic Baptismal Liturgy

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Since the Second Vatican Council, the Roman Catholic church has been active in promoting liturgical renewal in its parishes throughout the world. The following liturgy for baptism was written in 1969 in response to the directives of the Second Vatican Council and in light of liturgical reforms of the period.

Facing the candidate, the celebrant asks him: [Name], what do you ask of God's Church?


Celebrant:What does faith offer you?

Candidate:Eternal life.

Celebrant:This is...


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