Baptism

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Religious ContextPlay
Used in Christian traditions to welcome someone into the faith. SlideMany baptisms occur during the Easter vigil service.
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Baptism practices can differ, with some using immersion and others sprinkling water. SlideCatholics usually sprinkle water on the head, while Baptists prefer full immersion.
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Sign of PurityPlay
Symbolically, baptism represents cleansing and rebirth. SlideAfter the baptism, she felt a renewed sense of spirit.