Commission

Commission

Either    Where the newly baptized are unable to answer for themselves, a minister addresses the congregation, parents and godparents. The address includes

¶    The welcome of the Church, local and universal

¶    The importance of belonging to the Christian community

¶    The responsibilities of parents and godparents

¶    The challenge to grow in Christian discipleship

Or         Where the newly baptized are able to answer for themselves, a minister addresses them. The address includes

¶    The welcome of the Church, local and universal

¶    The importance of belonging to the Christian community

¶    The challenge to grow in Christian discipleship

¶    The call to share God’s love