Quote for Reflection (Sunday, May 14, 2023)

“At the most basic level, Baptism is an incorporation into Christ which is at the same time an incorporation into his Body, the Church. It unites the person baptized with Christ and with his people. As participation in the risen life of Jesus, Baptism is a sign of a new birth, of the washing away of sin, of enlightenment, and of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. It is a sign of freedom from bondage and an entrance into a new humanity where divisions according to race, sex, or social rank are abolished.

Louis Weil in “Sacraments & Liturgy”