Holy Baptism is the basis of the whole Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit and the door which gives access to the other sacraments. Through Baptism we are freed from sin and reborn as sons of God; we become members of Christ, are incorporated into the Church and made sharers in her mission:
"Baptism is the sacrament of regeneration through water in the word." – CCC 1213
Anytime we celebrate a Baptism at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, we rejoice in welcoming a new Christian into our faith! All those who have received the sacrament of baptism become part of the Body of Christ which is the Church. You are never too old, or never too young to receive the sacrament of Baptism.