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Cattedrale di Winchester, fonte battesimale

Cattedrale di Winchester, fonte battesimale

When the first Christians were initiated into the community as adults, and their sins were washed away in the baptismal pool - they were not expected to sin again.

here is an image of an RCIA Baptism in action!

Baptismal font in Skjeberg church, Norway, 1125-1150. Soapstone, English style, showing Christ, Saint Mary and the apostles. The font is large enough to immerse the entire body of the chid, as was the medieval custom.

Baptismal font in Skjeberg church, Norway, Soapstone, English style…

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fonts baptismaux de l'Église Nuestra Señora de la Calle à Redecilla del Camino, Burgos (Castille-León)

fonts baptismaux de l'Église Nuestra Señora de la Calle à Redecilla del Camino, Burgos (Castille-León)

My husband did the marble work on this Baptismal Font at Cathedral of the Madeleine

My husband did the marble work on this Baptismal Font at Cathedral of the Madeleine

Östergötland, Hagebyhöga: 9228017 (9228017.jpg). Motiv: helhet. Foto: Lennart Karlsson

Östergötland, Hagebyhöga: 9228017 (9228017.jpg). Motiv: helhet. Foto: Lennart Karlsson

Halland, Okome: 9202206 (9202206.jpg). Motiv: helhet. Foto: Lennart Karlsson

Halland, Okome: 9202206 (9202206.jpg). Motiv: helhet. Foto: Lennart Karlsson

Large 300s era church ruins at Maryemana Evi, the Virgin Mary's home.  A large baptismal pool and foundations.

Large era church ruins at Maryemana Evi, the Virgin Mary's home. A large baptismal pool and foundations.

A traditional baptismal font. The catechumen descends from the West and ascends to the East, a newly illumined Christian.

A traditional baptismal font. The catechumen descends from the West and ascends to the East, a newly illumined Christian.

Cuve baptismale - période byzantine - provenance Monastère de Bekalta - Musée Archéologique de Sousse (Tunisie)

Cuve baptismale - période byzantine - provenance Monastère de Bekalta - Musée Archéologique de Sousse (Tunisie)

Skåne, Harlösa: 9013124 (9013124.jpg). Motiv: helhet. Foto: Lennart Karlsson

Skåne, Harlösa: 9013124 (9013124.jpg). Motiv: helhet. Foto: Lennart Karlsson

Skåne, Brandstad : 9012806 (9012806.jpg). Motiv: helhet. Foto: Lennart Karlsson

Skåne, Brandstad : 9012806 (9012806.jpg). Motiv: helhet. Foto: Lennart Karlsson

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02.029.0489.25277.08374.1425 Fonts baptismaux de Saint-Nicolas-de-Guarbecque

02.029.0489.25277.08374.1425 Fonts baptismaux de Saint-Nicolas-de-Guarbecque

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