baptismal font

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Noun1.baptismal font - bowl for baptismal waterbaptismal font - bowl for baptismal water    
basin - a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin"
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The Duc de Longueville gained the government of Pont-de-l'Arche, five hundred thousand francs for his wife and the honor of seeing her son held at the baptismal font by the young king and Henrietta of England.
Peter's built a new church, it sent the old pews, baptismal font, and Stations of the Cross to Santa Maria.
After a procession from four directions by representatives of the denominations to a central baptismal font, the assembly--more than 2,000 strong--recited the Nicene Creed and renewed their baptismal vows as symbols of their common Christian beliefs.
He has another key, and with it he unlocks the baptismal font.
The symbolism has faded somewhat, but even the coffin is shaped like an ancient baptismal font, with the arched lid symbolizing a partial halo.
As in many new churches today, the holy water font is the baptismal font.
5) Church furniture -- A corner of the museum will depict a pioneer church interior, complete with central pulpit, baptismal font, choir railing and pews.
At Christ the lung parish in Las Vegas, for example, babies are regulariv plunged into the prominent baptismal font near the front of the ctfurch during Sunday Masses, then introduced, wet, naked and often noisy, to their assembled faith family.
This massive baptismal font was where we bathed our lives annually for new birth and new life.
The lovely chapel houses some items from First's long history, including a stone and marble baptismal font, seen here, a beautiful communion table and elders' chairs.
The cathedral dean got up from his seat and walked over to the baptismal font, where, grinning broadly, he sprinkled holy water on the two children and gave them a blessing.
Paul Campbell and Bishop Robert McManus of the Worcester Diocese concelebrated the Mass blessing several recently completed parish projects, including new stained glass windows, a new organ, carpeting and a baptismal font.