The Reason for Baptism before Communion

Baptism brings each believer into the body of Christ, and the Eucharist is the source for the weekly renewal of that original public profession and of our incorporation into Christ’s body.

Keep These Words in Your Heart

My three-year-old son poured water over my hand with a little shell, anointed my hand with some olive oil in the sign of the cross, and handed me a candle — over and over and over again.