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Catholic Word of the Day: PATRINI, 01-30-13
| Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
Posted on 01/30/2013 10:43:16 AM PST by Salvation
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Sponsors at baptism. So called from the Medieval Latin term, which means those taking the place of parents. They undertake the office of spiritual patents toward those whom they bring to the baptismal font.
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TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; History; Theology
KEYWORDS: baptism; catholic
This kind of spiritual parenting also fell apart after Vatican II. Sad.
posted on 01/30/2013 10:43:18 AM PST
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posted on 01/30/2013 10:48:18 AM PST
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