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BAPTISMAL COVENANT

An agreement made by the person being baptized, either personally or through one's sponsor, to belong entirely to Christ, who in turn promises the new Christian to bless him or her with a lifetime of divine grace.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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