Private baptism in one church followed by baptism in another?

Can a baby be baptized in two churches?

Given once for all, Baptism cannot be repeated. The baptisms of those to be received into the Catholic Church from other Christian communities are held to be valid if administered using the Trinitarian formula. As the Catechism of the Catholic Church explains: 1256.

What is a private baptism?

P.B. would probably be Private Baptism, which means they were baptised at home. Often this was for children too ill to attend church. Received into the Church was often a separate ceremony after a baptism.

Can you be Baptised privately?

Private baptism

In fact, according to Anglican practice, in an emergency, a baptism may be performed by anyone who is already themselves baptised, so it could be the case that some private, at home baptisms, were performed by a member of the child’s family.

Can I get Baptised in any church?

Where can she be baptized without being a member of the Church? Typically, this shouldn’t be an issue, as most churches won’t deny baptism to non-church members. Consider asking a few pastors; if they won’t accept your daughter, ask them for advice. Most of them would be happy to help you.

Does the Catholic Church recognize other baptisms?

U.S. Roman Catholic Church And Protestant Denominations Agree To Recognize Each Other’s Baptisms. In a monumental occasion for ecumenical relations, the U.S. Roman Catholic church and a group of Protestant denominations plan to sign a document on Tuesday evening to formally agree to recognize each other’s baptisms.

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