Posts Tagged ‘ christening-tradition ’

Gifts for Baptisms and Christenings

October 17, 2013    |    By +
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Very few occasions are more purely joyful than a baby’s christening or baptism. Not only do they represent the remission of original sin (can’t go wrong with that one), they’re unfreighted by the weight of expectation, not to mention cost and high budget, that can surround a wedding. But if you don’t regularly attend... Read more »


Pardon Me, Do You Dunk, Pour or Sprinkle?

October 3, 2013    |    By +
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When Gifts.com asked me to untangle the difference between christening and baptism, I was sure I knew the answer. A baptism, I thought, means a thorough dunking under some serious holy water, maybe even in a river. And a christening–I mean, just listen to the word–sounds like a genteel, but still consecrated, sprinkle. Turns... Read more »


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Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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