meaning of Baptisteries

Baptisteries meaning in General Dictionary

of Baptistry


Baptisteries meaning in General Dictionary

(pl. ) of Baptistry


Sentence Examples with the word Baptisteries

It was necessary to make them large, because in the early Church it was customary for the bishop to baptize all the catechumens in his diocese (and so baptisteries are commonly found attached to the cathedral and not to the parish churches), and also because the rite was performed only thrice in the year.

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