PRE-BAPTISM OR PRE-JORDAN SEMINAR: PRE-BAPTISM OR PRE-JORDAN SEMINAR Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Tacloban City Opening Prayer: Opening Prayer Ha ngaran han Amay, han Anak, ug han Espiritu Santo. Amen. Makagarahum ug mahigugmaon nga Dios, guintawag mo kami, an imo mga pinili pagsaurog han sacramento han bunyag han Katoliko nga Singbahan nga makaangbit unta kami han bag-o nga kinabuhi dida kan Kristo. Maaram kami nga an pagtuo usa ka grasya tikang ha imo. Dida hini nga sacramento han bunyag mangangaro kami hini nga grasya nga magmadig -on an amon pagtuo ngan mahimo kami nga mga tinun-an ni Kristo. Ha ngaran han Espiritu Santo amon pinangangaro nga magpadayon an paso han amon pagtuo ug paghigugma han imo mga mensahe sulod hini nga amon Pre-Baptism Seminar. Amen PRE-BAPTISM OR PRE-JORDAN SEMINAR: PRE-BAPTISM OR PRE-JORDAN SEMINAR Introduction II Purpose of the Pre-Baptism or Pre-Jordan Seminar III. Biblical Basis of Baptism IV. Doctrinal Basis of Baptism V. Baptism Rites (orientation) Purpose (Objectives) of the Pre-Jordan Seminar: Purpose (Objectives) of the Pre-Jordan Seminar For Parents, Sponsors, Families, and Friends, to Understand baptism as one of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church; Value the importance of following Christ in our everyday life; Nurture our Christian Faith; and, Participate fully in the Baptismal Rites. BIBLICAL BASIS of Baptism: BIBLICAL BASIS of Baptism 1. We are Commanded Matthew 28 :18-20 18 Jesus drew near and said to them “ I have been all authority in heaven and on earth. 19 “Go, then, to all peoples everywhere and make them my disciples ; baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit , and teach them to obey everything I have commanded you . And I will be with you always, to the end of the age .” 2. Jesus Demonstrate Mark 1:9-11: 2. Jesus Demonstrate Mark 1:9-11 Not long after Jesus came from Nazareth in the Province of Galilee, and was baptized by John in the Jordan . 10 As soon as Jesus came up out of the water, he saw heaven opening and the Spirit coming down on him like a dove. 11 And a voice came from heaven, “ You are my own dear Son. I am pleased with you .” 3. Enter the Kingdom of God: John 3:5-6: 3. Enter the Kingdom of God: John 3:5-6 “I am telling you the truth” replied Jesus, “ that no one can enter the Kingdom of God without being born of water and the Spirit . A person is born physically of human parents, but is born spiritually of the Spirit.” 4. Eternal life : John 3:16: 4. Eternal life : John 3:16 For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not die but have eternal life . 5. To be saved :Acts 16:29-31: 5. To be saved :Acts 16:29-31 The jailer called for a light, rushed in, and fell trembling at the foot of Paul and Silas. 30 Then he led them out and asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” 31 They answered, “ Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved – you and your family.” 5. Infant Baptism :Acts 16:32-33: 5. Infant Baptism : Acts 16:32-33 Then they preached the Word of the Lord to him and to all the others in the house. 33 At that very hour of the night the jailer took them and washed their wounds; and he and all his family were baptized at once . DOCTRINAL BASIS OF BAPTISM: DOCTRINAL BASIS OF BAPTISM Baptism as a Sacrament from Latin word: sacramentum sacra 1.e.,sacred/ mentum i.e., sign - baptism a sacred sign of grace and salvation ; a “mystery” in God’s plan for us to be saved in Christ Baptism as the First Sacrament and the Sacraments of Confirmation, Reconciliation, Holy Eucharist, Matrimony, Holy Order of the Holy Oil: signs through which we can share in Christ’s Death and Resurrection Effects of Baptism: Effects of Baptism Forgiveness of Original Sin 2. We become Children of God 3. We become Members of the Church 4. We receive Indelible Spiritual Seal : Matter used in Baptism p.1 Water - the washing of our original sins . symbolizes the rebirth of man through Jesus Christ who saved us from original sin Oil of Chrism - the presence of the Holy Spirit. The indelible Spiritual Seal. Matters in Baptism p.2: Matters in Baptism p.2 3. White Cloth -Symbolizes the new person in Christ without blemish. Matters in Baptism p. 3: Matters in Baptism p. 3 4. Lighted candle : The faith of the parents, god parents shared in the life of the child. Baptism Rite: Baptism Rite The rite of baptism is divided into three parts: Reception of the Children 1. The priest will ask the parents of what they’re asking from the church 2. The priest asks the parents for the child’s baptismal name 3. The priest reminds the parents and godparents of their Christian duty/ reponsibilities Responsibilities of Parents: Responsibilities of Parents Parents shall ensure that this child which is to be baptized will follow the commandments of God and the basic teachings of the Catholic Church. Responsibilities of Parents p.2: Responsibilities of Parents p.2 2. Nurture his/her Christian faith; and, 3. Be an example of living a Christian life. Responsibilities of Godparents: Responsibilities of Godparents 1. Assist the parents in the Christian upbringing of your godchildren; 2. Provide religious training of your godchildren if their parents are unable to do so; and, Responsibilities of Godparents: Responsibilities of Godparents 3 . Be an example of living a Christian life and a practicing Catholic. 4.Must not be less than 16 years old Responsibility of the Community: Responsibility of the Community Establish a Christian family that would be a good model for the growing child to emulate. As we envision that Our Lady of Lourdes Parish will become “ A Community of Christ’s Disciples Imbued With Marian Spirit” PowerPoint Presentation: B. Celebration of the Word Readings of the Scriptures will follow. . Exorcism Rite- (the parents and godparents stand in behalf of the child denying the work of Satan) There will be questions asked by the priest that should be answered PowerPoint Presentation: C. Celebration of the Sacrament 1. Blessing and invocation of God over Baptismal Water 2. Renunciation of the Devil and Declaration of Faith (The parents and Godparents will renounce the devil and declare their faith in God in behalf of the child) Anointing with Chrism The minister anoints each child on the crown of the head with the Sacred Chrism. Mother or father will hold the child, godparents may also hold. PowerPoint Presentation: 4 . Covering of White Cloth White is a sign of purity, unstained dignity for everlasting life in heaven. 5. Lighting of the Candle The celebrant takes the Easter Candle and say something . . . . Candles are distributed to the families. The head of the family lights his candle from the Easter Candle and passes the flame on to the rest. 6. Concluding Rite Praying of the Lord’s Prayer/“Our Father ” Blessing Closing Prayer: Closing Prayer Mahigugmaon nga Amay , nagpapasalamat kami tungud han imo grasya nga iguinhatag ha amon hini nga Pre-Baptism Seminar. Naglalaum kami nga an mga pagturun -an nga amon nahibaruan sulod hini nga seminar maipasangyaw namon ngan abaton han amon kinabuhi an grasya han Espiritu Santo an madig -on nga pagtuo ug pagsunod han mga sugo han Singbahan nga Katoliko . Amon inaaro pinaagui han Imo Baraan nga Ngaran . Amen. Ha ngaran han Amay , han Anak , ug han Espiritu Santo. Amen.