Baptism Font

One of the changes brought about by the restoration of the Catechumenate has been a renewed emphasis on the Sacrament of Baptism. Only a short time ago most Baptisms took place on Sunday afternoons with only the family in attendance. Now, almost all infant Baptisms take place during the Sunday Eucharist and all adult Baptisms take place once a year at the Easter Vigil. The Font was built to accommodate both infant and adult Baptisms. It is placed by the main entrance so that all that enter are reminded of their Baptism and can bless themselves with water from the Font.