Read the following references to further clarify the central ideas of this lesson. Look in other places as well as these; this is not an exhaustive list of the resources needed to answer the questions.

Father Hardon’s Catholic Catechism

Pages 505-510 (Baptism)

Father Hardon’s Question and Answer Catechism

#1140-1187 (Sacrament of Baptism)

Revised Basic Course Manual

Pages 117-118 (The Sacrament of Baptism, Meaning and Conferral)
Page 119 (Sanctifying Grace)
Pages 122-126 (Baptism)


For Matching Section: Match Scripture passages by using a Bible Concordance (book or online concordance).

Matthew 28:19
Titus 3:3-7
Mark 16:15-19
John 3:5

Catechism of the Catholic Church

#846-848 (Necessity of the Church)
#1124-1127,  1236, 1253-1255 (Sacrament of Faith)
#1214-1215 (What is this Sacrament Called?)
#1256 (Who can Baptize?)
#1257-1261, 1277, 1281 (Necessity of Baptism)

Code of Canon Law


Modern Catholic Dictionary Vocabulary –

Review the following terms in your Modern Catholic Dictionary reference book (or online version at – go to the bottom of the page, click on “Dictionary”).

Baptism, Matter and Form
Baptism of Blood
Baptism of Desire
Baptismal Water
Valid Matter

Supplemental Vocabulary –

Read the following terms in the Supplemental Vocabulary Definitions.
Sacraments of Character