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Baptism

Baptism Dates: October 11, 2016; December 13, 2016; February 14, 2017; April 11, 2017; June 34, 2017

The community of Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church has the following guidelines: Parent(s) anticipating a baptism for their first baby/child:

  • must be registered members of Sacred Hearts Parish,
  • or must have a relational tie to the parish with a letter from the pastor of their own parish, delegating us permission to Baptize their child,
  • will join other prospective parents for one preparation session at the Sacred Hearts Parish Center. Please call Barb Rogan at 837-8509 to register,
  • and schedule a date for their child's Baptism upon completion of the class.

Baptism classes are held in the Parish Center, on the second Tuesday evening every other month, starting in August, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. 

Parents who have had a previous child baptized or adults and parents of children over the age of seven, who are seeking Baptism should call Barb Rogan, 837-8509 for an informal meeting, to fill out the appropriate paperwork and look at available Baptism dates.

Criteria for Godparents:

  • Must be at least 16 years old, and a baptized & confirmed Catholic
  • Not be the mother or father of the one to be baptized
  • Accept to cooperate in the spiritual life and development of the godchild
  • Be a member of a Catholic parish
  • A baptized person who belongs to a non-Catholic ecclesial community may be admitted as a witness to baptism together with Catholic sponsor