Should you attend a baptism class together? - (FAQ)

ANSWER: Adult Baptism. Adult Baptism is part of the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA). The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults consists of two phases: that of Inquiry and that of a Catechumen. The first phase (Inquiry) is a time for questions.

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Why Do We Need Baptismal Classes?

Q: My wife and I are both Catholics and are expecting our first child in three months. Our parish requires all parents who want their baby baptized to attend an …

All Christians should be baptized as an early step of obedience to Christ (Matthew 28:18–20). A case can be made, however, both for and against baptism classes.

My husband and I had to attend a 30 minute class at our church (In NC). The godparents have to go to a class too (they live in NY, so they'll do it up there) and …

Yes, you should go. It is important to them. If you don't care about these people, then don't go. If you do, then be a good person and share in their …

How Soon Should a Baby be Baptized?

Why not arrange to attend the class a month or two before the child’s expected birth-date, so that it will be possible to have the baptism soon afterwards? Many …

Baptism is, after all, ordinarily necessary for salvation (cf. 1 Pet. 3:21). As for whether you should attend, that is a separate issue from whether the child …

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