Paragraph 1262

1262. The different effects of Baptism are signified by the perceptible elements of the sacramental rite. Immersion in water symbolizes not only death and purification, but also regeneration and renewal. Thus the two principal effects are purification from sins and new birth in the Holy Spirit.64

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

578. What is the origin of the Our Father?

529. How does one reach purity of heart?

355. What do funeral rites express?

47. Who is the Holy Spirit revealed to us by Jesus Christ?

337. What is the plan of God regarding man and woman?

378. What are the human virtues?

270. Who is the minister of Confirmation?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

How is God’s mercy manifested in Isaiah? What does the book of Isaiah teach us about God’s grace and mercy?

How to experience communion with God?

What is the importance of courage in standing up for the truth, according to the Bible in Philemon 1:8-9?

What is Jeremiah’s message about God’s unconditional love?

What can we learn from Judith’s victory in Judith 16:1-3?

What is the story of Abimelech and forgiveness in Judges 9:22-57?

What is the importance of being faithful to sound doctrine?