Preparation For The Sacrament of Baptism

Parents seeking baptism for infants or children under the age of seven should follow the steps below and contact the church office to obtain additional information.

Step 1 - Parents and/or godparents should register for a baptism class.

Step 2 - Attend the baptism class and prepare paperwork needed to schedule the baptism date.

Step 3 - Once the baptism class is completed, return the following paperwork to the church office to set the date for the baptism. (NOTE: You may choose to set a date via email by emailing evelyn.mcnair@st-louis.orgAll forms must be attached to the email):

  • Copy of the official state birth record of child.
  • Godparent Covenant Form  – to be filled out by godparent (See form below).
  • Proof of Baptism Class attendance. 
  • Completed Baptism Application (See form below).

Godparents

The godparents for baptism are chosen by the parents, according to the Code of Canon Laws 873 and 874 that establishes that there is to be only one male sponsor or one female sponsor or one of each.

 
 


 

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