Rita Ferrone writes of Aidan Kavanagh here on PrayTell. Two families of friends will celebrate infant baptisms tomorrow at my parish. This isn’t them, but it might look something like this:
I think Aidan Kavanagh and Rita are thinking of something not literally axial, not a literal surrounding of a family by a faith community. Or perhaps there is something to baptism flowing into Eucharist, and a group of people literally fortified to move forward into sacrifice and banquet.