Baptism Prep Class is on the 1st Tuesday of every month at 7pm. No need to register. It is a walk in. Be there 15 minutes early.
Both the Parents(Father and Mother) and Godparents(Godfather and Godmother) have to attend the Baptism Prep Class.
Also a copy of the Child’s birth certificate should be provided at the time of registration.
The registration form should be signed by both parents and godparents at the preparation class.
Celebrations are on every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 2pm. Be there 15 minutes early.
There are two rites of Baptism:
1. The Rite of Baptism for Children is used exclusively for children under the age of reason (seven years or Grade 2).
2. The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, (adapted for children) is used for everyone over the age of reason (eight years…).
Parents are the primary teachers of faith to their children. Parents take a Baptism Preparation Course prior to their child’s baptism. At their child’s Baptism, parents promise to raise their child in the Catholic faith.
“Baptism is the way out of the kingdom of death into life, the gateway to the Church, and the beginning of a lasting communion with God.“ -YouCat 194
“Being baptized means that my personal life story is submerged into the stream of God’slove.” -YouCat 200