Peace Lutheran Church Sussex, Wisconsin

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September 2014

Written on September 12, 2014 at 5:21 am, by

Baptismal Sponsors The practice of assigning sponsors to candidates for Baptism originated in the first three centuries of the Church during the time of widespread persecution. Respected, mature Christians from the congregation were chosen to “sponsor” adult converts throughout their catechesis prior to Baptism. They were to pray for the catechumens whom they were sponsoring  Continue Reading »