Infant Baptism

Baptism Form
Baptismal Guidelines
Godparent Certificate
As parents and Godparents preparing for Baptism, we grow in a conscious awareness of the amazing love of God and the meaning of our Baptismal Promises. Passing on the faith to our children calls us to a renewed understanding of this sacrament. We begin to recognize that families are the "church of the home" and dwell on "holy ground". Parents and Godparents attend a preparation session prior to the baptism of their child (up to the age of 6). Together we come to understand the meaning of Baptism; its effect on our lives and the lives of our children and our faith community. We are called to Discipleship with Jesus through Baptism. Contact Michele Salcedo.
Preparation for children 7 and older
Children ages 7 years and older, enroll in RCIA adapted for children and youth which brings them into a faith formation process in preparation for their celebrating the Sacraments of Initiation. (Baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation.) Contact Kathy Lawson.
Parents and godparents are required to attend a Baptism Preparation Class prior to the baptism of a child. Baptism Preparation Classes will be held the last Thursday of every other month in the Parish Hall 7:00-9:30pm unless otherwise stated in the bulletin.   Class size is limited; therefore reservations are required.   Please contact the pastoral center at 817-927-5383 or email Michele Salcedo  to make a reservation.  This is an adult class.  Please do not bring children.   The Preparation Class dates are:
2018 Prep Classes
January 25
March 22
May 24
July 26
September 20
November 15
The following dates are scheduled Baptisms. They are held in the Church at 2:00pm. These baptisms are celebrated without a mass-- just the baptismal rite. If you prefer a private baptism contact the Pastoral Center for information
2018 Community Baptisms
January 21 & 28
February 11
No Baptisms during Lent
April 15, 22
May 13, 27
June 10, 24
July 8, 22
August 5, 12
September 9, 23
October 14, 28
November 11,  25
December 9, 23
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