15. Baptism: Becoming A Christian

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15. Baptism: Becoming A Christian

Read chapter 15 in US Catholic Catechism for Adults. Self-study program - see website for St. Edward RCIA, Shelton WA. (360) 426-6134


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    John Boyle O'Reilly was a black Boston Catholic who boldly promoted Irish immigrants.   (p. 181)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The 3 sacraments of initiation are  baptism, confirmation and communion.   (p. 183)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Baptism is necessary for salvation if your family is not already Catholic.  (p. 183)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Greek word for baptism means immersion or bath.   (p. 183)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Immersion in water is a sign of death,  & emerging out of the water signifies new life.  (p. 184)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    John the Baptist was baptized by Jesus in the River Jordan.   (p. 184)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The signing of the cross in the baptismal rite recalls our salvation by his death on the cross.   (p. 184)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Chrism is a perfumed oil that symbolizes the virtue and goodness of the candidate.   (p. 186)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A non-baptized person is allowed to baptize under some circumstances.   (p. 188)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The sole ordinary ministers of baptism are the priest, deacon and the archdeacon.   (p. 188)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    For one already baptized in another Christian church, to become Catholic involves the sacrament of reconciliation, a profession of faith & Confirmation & Eucharist. The Catholic Church accepts the validity of other baptisms.   (p. 188)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Baptism of infants frees the child from original sin & welcomes them into the church.  (p. 189)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The sponsor or godparent of an infant is required to raise the child if the parents die.   (p. 189)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The requirements to be a sponsor are 16 or older, have received all sacraments of initiation, & in good standing.  (p. 189)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    An unbaptized child who dies is commended to God's mercy whom we believe wills the salvation of all people.   (p. 192)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    An unbaptized adult goes through a period of mystagogy prior to being baptized and anointed with Chrism.   (p. 191)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Those who suffer & die for their faith before they could be baptized are saved by what is called the Baptism of Blood.   (p. 192)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In the RCIA, the elect enter a stage of Purification during Lent.   (p. 190)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In cases where a candidate who has repented of sins and accepted Christ dies, he is saved by the Baptism of Desire.  (p. 192)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Baptism removes original sin, personal sin and the temporal punishment due to them. p. 192
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    By becoming a child of God we share divine life called "sanctifying grace".   (p. 193)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Sin is possible after baptism because the consequences of suffering, illness, death, & frailty of character remain.  (p. 192, 194)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Baptismal character is a profound change of our personality after baptism.  (p. 194)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Being a "temple of the Holy Spirit" means that God indwells within us.  (p. 197)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    "Born again" refers to an intense emotional moment of conversion not necessarily tied to a baptismal rite.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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