oh, how this picture touches my heart.how I remember my two little ones taking this same precious pose when I would trickle warm water on them at bath time.then they would laugh their sweet baby laugh. Memories, warm, lovely, and beautiful!
Catholic teaching - "I baptize you in the name of the Father, the son and the Holy Spirit." The water is an essential part of the experience. Between each part of the Trinity, the infant has water poured on or is submerged in water.