Norms to Baptism at St. John Paul II Parish
Infant Baptism: Baptized and parish practicing parishioners may request the sacrament of baptism for their child through the Director of Religious Education.
Prior to Baptism:
You must be a registered and participating member of the parish. If you do not have a parish affiliation then you will be required to be a registered member of St. John Paul II Parish prior to baptizing your child.
Complete the following prior to Baptismal Preparation Sessions:
Please note: In the selection of godparents, it is required that at least one of the godparents is a practicing Roman Catholic. When considering godparents, one should take into account:
Both parents and sponsors are required to attend the pre-baptism session. Sessions are the first Monday of the month in the at St. Helen Church at 6:00 pm
If the parents have attended verifiable pre-baptismal session in the last 3 years, direct arrangements with the Director of Religious Education can be made. However, Record of Baptism Form, as well as Sponsor’s eligibility form must be in order prior to the chosen date for Baptism.
After all the forms are completed and returned to the Director Religious Education; your date of Baptism will be scheduled.
The Day of Baptism: