Chapter 9 – Baptism and Confirmation


Faith Concepts:


• Baptism, Confirmation, and the Eucharist are the Sacraments of Christian
Initiation.
• Through Baptism, we belong to Christ.
• Through Confirmation, the Holy Spirit strengthens us in a mature faith.
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Sacred Scripture:

Matthew 16:24-27 (Conditions of discipleship); Mark 4:1-9
(Parable of the Sower); Luke 4:16-22 (Rejection at Nazareth); John 3:5 (Born of
water and Spirit)
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Disciple Power & Vocabulary

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Faith Vocabulary: Baptism, Confirmation, Sacraments of Christian Initiation
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Holy People

Saint Paul Miki, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
Catholics Believe: Baptismal white garment
Prayer: Professing Our Faith
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Catechism

Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC):
1210-1212, 1229-1245, 1262-1270, 1286-1311
U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults (USCCA): pp. 168, 183, 215, 186-191, 201-221
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