Gain wonderful new insight into the meaning of baptism from the perspective of someone who is both parish priest and parent. Anne Kitch gives an overview of baptism, as well as a walk through the entire rite of baptism, and particularly the role of parents in their children's baptism.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 128 Vendor: Morehouse Publishing Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0819221856 ISBN-13: 9780819221858 Availability: In Stock
You've chosen the godparents, dressed the baby in yards of white, and headed to church for the christening. Now what? What does the sacrament of baptism mean in your child's life - and yours? In Taking the Plunge, parents explore how the Baptismal Covenant helps to shape the experience of raising children. What are you promising when you baptize your child? Why are "please" and "thank you" theological words, not simply polite things to say? Anne Kitch writes with a light touch and includes plenty of real-life stories.