Baptism

GUIDELINES:

 

Newborn - 6 years old
A legal guardian must attend the Baptism preparation course, Instruction materials are provided to parents and godparents.

Ages 7 - 10
The child must be enrolled in the PSPA program if he/she is attending a public or non-Catholic school or he/she is attending a Catholic grade school.  
The child must also attend special Baptism preparation classes and the legal guardian must attend a Baptism preparation session in the parish prior to the Baptism ceremony.

Ages 11 - 17
The young person must enroll in the Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (RCIC) program in the parish.

Age 18 and Older
The person must enroll in the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) program in the parish.

Because of the communal nature of Baptism, and all the sacraments, we celebrate Baptism in community on selected Sundays.

Please call Sharon Cooney-Smith Director of Religious Education at (314)533-0304 ext. 1001 or via email for additional information, to register for a Baptism preparation session.

scooneysmith@stalphonsusrock.org