St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish (Boston College)/Baptistery
|Tour of the Art & Architecture of St. Ignatius Church|
The pictures below are from the baptistery in St. Ignatius Church at Boston College. This church was built about 15 years before the Second Vatican Council and most churches built since the council have moved the baptistery to the entrance to the church.
Wood ambery for holy oils. The lamb is seated on The Book of Life with seven seals, imagery and symbolism from Revelation 5. The Latin phrase 'Ecce Agnus Dei' ('Behold the Lamb of God') is engraved above the lamb.
The three persons of the Trinity are the God the Father (hand reaching down), God the son (Jesus on the cross), and the Holy Spirit (the dove). The four streams of water represent the Four Rivers of Paradise mentioned in Genesis 2:10–14.