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|It's very important to remember one's anniversary of baptism. The Church has given an
opportunity to gain a plenary indulgence if one renews the baptismal promises on that day.
A partial indulgence is granted to the faithful, who renew their baptismal promises according to
formula in use; but a plenary indulgence is granted, if this is done either: 1) in the celebration
of the Paschal Vigil or 2) on the anniversary of one's baptism.
I, N. N., who through the tender mercy of the Eternal Father was privileged to be baptized "in
the name of the Lord Jesus" (Acts 19, 5) and thus to share in the dignity of his divine Sonship,
wish now in the presence of this same loving Father and of his only-begotten Son to
renew in all sincerity the promises I solemnly made at the time of my holy Baptism.
I, therefore, now do once again renounce Satan; I renounce all his works; I renounce all his
I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth. I believe in Jesus Christ,
his only Son, our Lord, who was born into this world and who suffered and died for my sins
and rose again. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic Church, the communion of Saints,
the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body and life everlasting.
Having been buried with Christ unto death and raised up with him unto a new life, I promise to
live no longer for myself or for that world which is the enemy of God but for him who died for
me and rose again, serving God, my heavenly Father, faithfully and unto death in
the holy Catholic Church.
Taught by our Savior's command and formed by the word of God, I now dare to say:
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done on
earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we
forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from