Blog Archive: February 2007

Pardon Our Dust

We’re gradually importing posts from our old website. Roughly ⅓ of the blog is here so far.

Wednesday, February 14

Discerning Baptism

We did a formal “Admission of Catechumens” this past Sunday for Laura, who plans to be baptized at the Easter Vigil this year. It is such a privilege to accompany these journeys: she is so excited about her relationship with Jesus and excited about making the sacramental commitment to Him and to the community of faith. We had to rework the liturgy a bit for Beverly, since she is still discerning whether baptism is a commitment she can, in good conscience, make, which made me reflect pretty deeply on the words I often say so lightly in these services.

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