Congratulations! We believe that every child is a precious gift of God. It is truly wonderful that you wish to share your faith with your child, for Jesus Himself said: “Let the children come to me.” As you embark upon the difficult but important role of bringing up your child in the Catholic Church, you undoubtedly have many questions and concerns. We would like to share with you the rich depth and beauty of what it means to be a Catholic parent. Below are a few steps to help you prepare your child’s Baptism.
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We invite you to read carefully the following information which describes in part the perspective and teaching of the Catholic Church in regard to the celebration of Baptism.
Step 1: Reflect on the importance of faith in your life.
Step 2: Make a decision about where you are in your faith, and where you want to be… and ACT on it!
Step 3: Choose a Christian name for your child
Step 4: Choose good godparents.
Step 5: Contact the Church
After having read and reflected upon this information:
If you have any questions, please contact Deacon Michael Halbrook in the Parish office at 618-877-3300 ext. 1005, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org