The following Baptism
requirements are for parents with children age: infant
to six years old
. Age seven and up must
enroll in CCD classes where they will also
prepare to make their 1st Holy Communion.
Baptism classes are the first
Thursday of the month from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
in the Parish Hall. There is no cost for the Baptism class and no appointment is needed. Classes are required for
both parents and
The Blank for
Baptism Register can be downloaded
fill it out and bring it to class along with a
copy of the baby's birth certificate or hospital certificate.
Godparents must be at least 16 years of age and must have
the Sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation. If married to anyone,
they must be married
in the Catholic Church. The godparents cannot be the parent or spouse of the one to be
Baptized and must be practicing Catholics.
If the parents or the
Godparents would like to take the Baptism Class at another church please
provide a copy of the certificate or letter of completion to prove you have taken
the class. Parents must also fill out our
Blank for Baptism Register. Both can be faxed or dropped off at the Parish Office.
Baptismal classes are good for up to two years. If it has been more than
two years since you have taken a baptism class you will need to retake
If you would like to read what our Holy Father has said about
choosing names for babies please read this
THE BAPTISM TIME HAS CHANGE FOR NOVEMBER 1st. The Batisms on November 1st will be held at 2:00 PM instead of the usual 3:00 PM. This time change affects this day only!
Sunday: 3:00 PM
only. To schedule a Baptism both parents and
Godparents need to take a baptismal class (please see the above
requirements) as well as fill out and turn in our Blank for Baptism
forum. The forum can be downloaded and printed from our website on the
'Downloads' page. We also need a copy of the baby's birth certificate or
Father has baptisms every Sunday except
on the Corpus Christi feast day.
Corpus Christi is usually the last Sunday in June.
Ceremony is $10.00 plus whatever donation you would like to make to the
The baby must wear all white.
Also, please bring a Baptismal candle and a white bib, stoll or
handkerchief. You may purchase a stoll and/or candle for $3.00
each at the Parish Office or from Father the day of the Baptism.