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To: kosta50

"...I didn't mean to imply that you were "double baptized."

Just as a side note. The Serbians routinely baptize all converts to Orthodoxy including Roman Catholics.


72 posted on 09/11/2006 11:02:15 AM PDT by Calvin Coollidge (The last really great president.)
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To: Calvin Coollidge
The Serbians routinely baptize all converts to Orthodoxy including Roman Catholics

That is a matter of economy, a prerogative of the bishop. If he detremins that the Catechumen was not sprinkled but rather immersed, chances are they will go with chrismation. If there is any doubt whatsever, the individual will be baptized.

85 posted on 09/11/2006 1:10:50 PM PDT by kosta50 (Orthodoxy is pure Christianity)
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