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BAPTISM INFORMATION

St. Anthony Claret Catholic Church

Requirements for Baptism

 

PARENTS and GODPARENTS must attend Baptism Instruction:

  • Classes are held almost every month on the 1st Tuesday and Thursday.
  • The classes begin at 7:30 pm and are approximately an hour long.
  • Parents and Godparents need to attend both classes.
  • Classes are held in Hubertus Hall.
  • You need to call the office to register for the Baptism classes.
  • No child care is provided.  You must make other arrangements for your children.  One parent may attend both sessions of class one month and the other parent may attend both sessions of class the next month.

PARENTS:

  • Must be registered members of St. Anthony Claret Catholic Church. If you are not currently registered members, you must submit a permission letter from the parish you are registered at to have your child baptized here.
  • Must submit a copy of the child’s State Birth Certificate.

GODPARENTS:

  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Must have received the Sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation.
  • If the Godparents are married to each other or someone else, it must be a marriage through the Catholic Church.
  • Must not be the father or mother of the child to be baptized.
  • Must be registered members of St. Anthony Claret Catholic Church. If you are not currently registered members, you must submit a letter from the parish you are registered at stating that you are practicing Catholics and have permission to be Godparents at our church.
  • Must be only one male and/or one female.

AFTER COMPLETION OF THE BAPTISM CLASSES

 

Required Documentation to be Submitted:

  1. Baptism Data Sheet (front completed through #8 and back completed with at least one parent signature). See Attached.
  2. Baptism class attendance verification for Parents and Godparents.
  3. A copy of the child’s State Birth Certificate.
  4. Letter of permission for Parents and Godparents from the church you are currently attending if you are not registered parishioners here at St. Anthony Claret Catholic Church.
  5. Godparents who are single should submit a Confirmation Certificate. Godparents who are married should submit a Confirmation Certificate and a copy of their Catholic Marriage Certificate.

After all the above documentation has been received the Baptism can be scheduled.

The Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated at St. Anthony Claret Catholic Church:

  • ENGLISH ONLY: Saturday after the 5:00 pm Mass at 6:30 pm.
  • ENGLISH ONLY: Sunday after the 12 noon Mass at 1:30 pm.
  • SPANISH ONLY: Sunday after the 3:00 pm Mass at 4:30 pm.

There are NO BILINGUAL Baptisms. We provide the Baptism Candle.

Once the Baptism is scheduled, please call the Parish office the Friday before to confirm the Baptism.