Sunday, July 18, 2010

Atheists "De-Baptizing" with Hair Dryers

OK, this is interesting.  Evidently, American atheists lined up recently to be de-baptized by one of their leaders.  Robert Kagin, while dressed as a Monk and intoning some Latin, directed a stream of hot air at those wishing to leave behind their Christian baptism, .  The hair dryer had the words "Reason and Truth" written on it and the hot air was supposed to dry up the holy water that was used during baptism. 

Unfortunately, there was more hot air involved than that coming from the hair dryer. If Mr. Kagin and his cohorts in the American Atheists would read the Catechism of the Catholic Church, they would discover Paragraph 1272, which reads in part:
"...Baptism seals the Christian with the indelible spiritual mark (character) of his belonging to Christ.  No sin can erase this mark, even if sin prevents Baptism form bearing the fruits of salvation.  Given once for all, Baptism cannot be repeated."
It's strange that a group that professes adherence to no religion, is so bothered by the religion of others.  What happened to live and let live?  Maybe there's just a little something that's tugging at their conscience?

May they see the light and receive God's grace before their final departure from this earth.  For,  as Paragraph 1274 of the Catechism puts it:
"The Holy Spirit has marked us with the seal of the Lord..'for the day of redemption.'  'Baptism indeed is the seal of eternal life.'  The faithful Christian who has 'kept the seal' until the end, remaining faithful to the demands of his Baptism, will be able to depart this life 'marked with the sign of faith,' with his baptismal faith, in expectation of the blessed vision of God - the consummation of faith - and in the hope of resurrection."

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