Congratulations on making the important decision to have your child baptized!
What do we ask of parents bringing their child for the sacrament of Baptism?
Download and fill out the Baptismal Information Form.
Return this form to the parish office.
Call the parish office so that we can help you schedule a time to meet with our clergy.
Both parents are expected to attend the baptismal preparation session.
The godparents are also invited to attend along with you.
2014 Preparation Sessions
Tuesdays-6:30pm (Room 1) Sundays-10:30am (in church at the baptismal font)
April 29th March 23rd
June 24th May 25th
All forms (Baptism Information Form & Parish Registration Form, if new to the parish) must be turned in before attending the preparation session.
Parents are also expected to be registered members of St. Catherine of Siena parish.
Become a member of the parish by completing the Parish Registration Form.
Celebration of the Sacrament
Baptisms are normally celebrated on the last weekend of each month, either during Mass or that Sunday at 12:30pm.
~Further reading on the sacrament...
Baptism: First But Forever
Godparents & Sponsors: What is Expected?
Contact: Michelle Szczepanski: 727-531-7721 ext 129 at the parish office.
"For all of us, our journey of faith begins with the sacrament of Baptism.
Baptism forms the basis of the Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit,
and the door which gives access to the other sacraments."
(Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1213)