Baptism

STEP 1: Contact the Pastor

 

Parents must contact Father Eric to begin the process. (718-442-0058 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

STEP 2 Third Monday Baptism Meeting for Parents:

3rd Monday of the month

8 PM in the Rectory

 

STEP 3: Last Thursday Baptism Conference for both Parents & Godparents

            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 First Sunday of the Month)

            2:15 PM (sharp) in the church  

          

 

CHOOSING GODPARENTS:

The maximum number of godparents is two. (One Female and One Male). One godparent is sufficient. (Male or Female).

Each Godparent must

  • be prepared to assist the person being baptized and his/her parents through his/her support, example, encouragement and prayer. 
  • 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 cleared by Sacred Heart Parish to serve as godparent. To do so, the godparent candidate must go to the 9 AM Mass on Sunday with his/her Confirmation Certificate and Marriage Certificate (if applicable) and immediately after Mass, meet Sister Barbara for clearance. For those who live far away contact Father Eric at 718-442-0058 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
BAPTISM CONFERENCES AT SACRED HEART
 
2019
  • August 29 at 7:30 PM
  • September 26 at 7:30 PM
  • October 31 at 7:30 PM
  • November 29 at 7:30 PM [Friday]
  • December 26 at 7:30 PM
 
2020
  • January 30 at 7:30 PM
  • February 27 at 7:30 PM
  • March 26 at 7:30 PM
  • April 30 at 7:30 PM

 

Sponsor Certificates

If you have been asked to be a godparent for a Baptism or Confirmation please come to the 9 AM Mass on Sunday and then, immediately after the Mass, meet with Sister Barbara in the vestibule of the church. For Godparent requirements see the Baptism requirements above. To make other arrangements with Sister Barbara you may contact her at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Confessions

Saturdays from 4-4:45 pm and any time upon request

Marriages

Couples should come to the rectory at least 6 months before their wedding in order to begin the process for Matrimony in the Church.

Sick Calls

Anytime, please contact one of the priests at 442-0058.

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