A welcoming, affirming approach to baptismal preparation that helps parents celebrate this blessed event, understand the meaning of the sacrament for their child, recognize their important role as parents and appreciate the support they receive from their parish faith community.
This practical, easy-to-understand book explains the sacrament, its history and symbols. It answers often-asked questions, lists scripture readings and presents prayers and reflections to help parents prepare for the sacrament.
Tom Sheridan is a veteran writer and editor. In addition to a long career at the Chicago Sun-Times, he is also the former editor and general manager of publications for the Archdiocese of Chicago. An ordained deacon, he is the author of many books, including The Gift of Baptism and The Gift of Godparents.