Baptism and Church Commentator Lauretta Hannon tells the story of the time when she was a girl and her older sister took her to church. Baptism is a religious ritual that the faithful can go through at different times in their lives. Roman Catholics parents have their babies baptized soon after they are born. In some protestant churches, young teenagers are expected to declare their faith - and then they are baptized. Some people are adults before they are baptized. As for commentator Lauretta Hannon and baptism ... she was thwarted when she thought it was her turn. Lauretta Hannon lives in Powder Springs, Georgia.