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.
The lawmaker was allegedly found an abandoned baby at the baptismal font of Jaro Cathedral on September 3, 1968.
"What we are referring to is the Russian world, the great Russian civilization that came from the Kievan baptismal font and spread across the huge expanse of Eurasia," he said according to a transcript posted on the Moscow patriarchate's website.
Artist Madeline Kaczmarczyk handcrafted floral ceramic tiles for the base of the baptismal font that were inspired by flowers in the parishioners' former Central and South America homelands.
As with all other diocesan churches that have been sold to non-Catholic churches and other entities, all the consecrated items - including the altar, tabernacle, and baptismal font - were removed from the church, which is on Wiser Avenue, just off Greenwood Street.
There was lingering bitterness over a certain baptismal font left behind ...
Made of bundled cloth samples, it looks something like a baptismal font, with a tall column of Frid's striated aluminum foil rising straight above it.
Thomas has also become a place that spreads the Gospel through religious dramas and concerts performed by parishioners, where feasts can be commemorated in various settings because of the moveable altar and furnishings and where the centrality of baptism is dramatized by a baptismal font that can he moved to the centre of the worship space.
And so the church could expect that children presented at the baptismal font would show up for Sunday School and Confirmation class.
The claim of the Rodriguez family contradicts the popular account that Poe was found as a newborn in the baptismal font of the Jaro Cathedral in Iloilo City in 1968.
"That's the closest to my roots that I have," said the senator, whose "personal visit" centred at Jaro's baptismal font where she claimed a nanny found her covered with a bloody, blanket, diaper and infant's clothes early in the morning of September 3, 1968.
Part of that work was the creation of a mobile under the spotlight that shines down from the ceiling onto the baptismal font and the carpeted area in the back of church.