Are the graces given at baptism (or any other sacrament) made dormant when mortal sin is committed?

Full Question Are the graces given at baptism (or any other sacrament) made dormant when mortal sin is committed? Answer Before baptism, the soul is void of sanctifying grace and is unable to receive it, because it is baptism that makes the soul receptive to that grace. Here is an analogy: If you try to… Continue reading Are the graces given at baptism (or any other sacrament) made dormant when mortal sin is committed?

May I have my child baptized in the Church if I'm not yet Catholic?

Full Question I am a candidate in the Catholic Church, and I would like to have my four-year-old daughter baptized. There may be quite a length of time between my initiation and being accepted into full communion with the Church. Am I permitted to ask this of the Church? Are there time restraints or requirements… Continue reading May I have my child baptized in the Church if I'm not yet Catholic?