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  1. Apr 2020
    1. the likely reason why fasting later became associated with the run-up to Easter is that people started holding baptisms at Easter. The three-week long preparation for becoming a Christian through baptism included fasting, and as baptism became more strongly associated with Easter in the fourth century AD, it is possible that fasting in the lead-up became more generalised to include people who were already Christians

      Makes a connection between fasting and Easter baptism

  2. Oct 2019
  3. Aug 2019
    1. SheisconvincedthatBaptism&Absolutioncanneversaveher.Shewasbredecatholic.Shelistenedwithdeepattention&sometimeswithtears,lestsumner,atLePoi

      some of the Natives want to be converted, but don't think they can be

    2. thofthesamemo

      52 Native baptized at Fond du Lac in September 1835 (148 total, everywhere?)

    3. 2Indians,

      62 baptized in September by Baraga

    4. 6India

      In august of 1835, 86 Natives were baptized by Baraga

    5. onsecratedourdearbabeinbaptism.WecallherElizabethAntoinett

      Boutwell and Crooks baptize their daughter Elizabeth Antoinette

    6. henumberofmycatechuensisveryremarkable.Theyardentlylongforholybaptism,andwillreceiveitssoonastheyarebetterinstructe

      according to Baraga, the Ojibwe at La Pointe are desperate to be baptised (50 between August 2 and 9)