I’m 3 now

Today (well, very late tonight, if you want to be specific) it is exactly three years ago that I was baptised and confirmed, and so became a part of the Christ’s mystical body. It’s sometimes hard to imagine it’s already been three years, but when I consider what happened in that period, it’s not that difficult. In some ways, that Easter Vigil of 2007 was the start of the path I’m still on. It was clear from the get-go that, whatever my future would hold, my faith and the Church would play a significant part in it. That led me to consider my future in a new light, which brought the question of my vocation into view. So, in many ways, those three sacraments I received in one night (the aforementioned Baptism and Confirmation, as well as first Communion) are still very firmly present in my life. And that’s how it should be.

So, I’m three years old now. Hurrah!

EDIT: To stay in the spirit of Easter and baptism, here is the Dutch translation of Pope Benedict XVI’s homily at the Easter Vigil.

4 thoughts on “I’m 3 now”

  1. Congrats man! I love your blog and find it fascinating! Keep posting and you will be in my prayers!

  2. Does that mean you’re still my baby brother? 😛

    I was baptized at May 23, 1999. So my anniversary is upcoming. Could be that it means I will bring a birthday cake to Mass on Pentecost Sunday. 🙂

    1. Depends… how does Confirmation factor into it? In one sense you’re my older sister, but in another I’m your older brother… Madness 😛

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