STEP 1: Contact the Pastor
STEP 2 Third Monday Baptism Meeting:
3rd Monday of the month
8 PM in the Rectory
STEP 3: Last Thursday Baptism Conference
...........Last Thursday of the month
............ 7:30 PM in the Rectory
Parents and Godparents must attend one of these parish Baptism Conferences (on the last Thursday of the Month at 7:30 pm in the Rectory) if they are baptizing a child for the first time here at Sacred Heart. If they have attended a Baptism Conference here at Sacred Heart in the past (because they have other children or godchildren) then they would be exempt.
STEP 4: Baptism Ceremony (Offered Every Sunday except Easter and Sunday, December 25)
2:15 PM (sharp) in the church
The maximum number of godparents is two. (One Female and One Male). One godparent is sufficient. (Male or Female).
Each Godparent must
- be at least 16 years of age.
- have received the Catholic Sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation.
- attend Catholic Mass every Sunday and Holy Day of Obligation.
- if married, be married in the Catholic Church.
- if single, be not cohabitating with a significant other.
- be prepared to assist the person being baptized and his/her parents through his/her support, example, encouragement and prayer.
- obtain a Sponsor Certificate from his/her parish where he/she usually goes to Mass each Sunday
BAPTISM CONFERENCES AT SACRED HEART
|January 25 at 7:30 pm||July 26 at 7:30 pm|
|February 22 at 7:30 pm||August 30 at 7:30 pm|
|March 22 at 7:30 pm||September 27 at 7:30 pm|
|April 26 at 7:30 pm||October 25 at 7:30 pm|
|May 31 at 7:30 pm||November 29 at 7:30 pm|
|June 28 at 7:30 pm||December 27 at 7:30 pm|