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Baptism by Beer - A 13th Century Practice Condemned by Pope Gregory IX Posted by Taylor Marshall
http://www.taylormarshall.com/2013/04/baptism-by-beer-13th-century-practice.html ^ | DR. TAYLOR MARSHALL

Posted on 04/23/2013 8:10:38 AM PDT by fatima

http://www.taylormarshall.com/2013/04/baptism-by-beer-13th-century-practice.html

Imagine being a 13th century Norwegian parent who had to bring her baby back to the church for another baptism. Your friends ask, "Why are you having the baby baptized again?" You answer, "Well, the first time our little baby Olaf was baptized with beer. The Pope said it was no good. Apparently baptism by beer is invalid."

This really did happen!

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TOPICS: Catholic; Humor
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1 posted on 04/23/2013 8:10:38 AM PDT by fatima
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To: fatima

:)


2 posted on 04/23/2013 8:12:11 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima
"Well, the first time our little baby Olaf was baptized with beer. The Pope said it was no good.

They had Coors Light in the 13th century?

3 posted on 04/23/2013 8:14:29 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: KarlInOhio

Nothing holy about Coors.


4 posted on 04/23/2013 8:18:08 AM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: Yo-Yo
Not much beer about it either.
5 posted on 04/23/2013 8:21:30 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: fatima

If you can’t baptise him with beer, baptise him with Coors Lite.


6 posted on 04/23/2013 8:26:40 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

Coors light is VERY watery. I could see Guinness not working...


7 posted on 04/23/2013 8:34:50 AM PDT by folkquest (I plan on being cranky for the next 4 years. Hope to crack a political smile at the midterms!)
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To: fatima

I got grounded trying to baptise myself with beer as a teen. Couldn’t find my mouth :)


8 posted on 04/23/2013 8:42:54 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: RedMDer

Heheheh,Trying to post the picture of the Pope holding a beer but I’m on a Mac and don’t know how to do it.


9 posted on 04/23/2013 9:03:30 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima

Salute :)

10 posted on 04/23/2013 9:18:45 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: RedMDer

I knew,I knew it,I knew it:)Kinda makes the thread more fun,Thanks Reds.


11 posted on 04/23/2013 9:25:02 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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