(b) The ceremony of exorcism was often performed in order to free the catechumen from evil spirits.
Here not one exorcism occurs; in the Synoptists the exorcisms are as prominent as the cures and the preaching.
The prevailing element in the incantations consists in the exorcism of devils.
Reservation for the sick and unction of the sick were retained; and exorcism, unction, trine immersion and the chrisom were included in the baptismal service.
They are the following: - (i) Use of fonts; (2) Status of baptizer; (3) Immersion, submersion or aspersion; (4) Exorcism; (5) Baptismal formula and trine immersion; (6) The age of baptism; (7) Confirmation; (8) Disciplina arcani; (9) Regeneration; (10) Relation to repentance; (11) Baptism for the dead; (12) Use of the name; (13) Origin of the institution; (14) Analogous rites in other religions.