BaptismThe Sacrament of Baptism for infants and children who have not achieved the age of reason is celebrated on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month by appointment at 1:00 pm.  A Pre-Baptismal Preparation program is required for the mother and father of the child prior to the baptism of their child.  Parents must designate a godparent.


Any adult wishing to be baptized into the Catholic faith click here for more information.
Parents who would like to have a child baptized who has reached the age of reason click here for more information.


A Godparent must meet the following criteria:
  • Only one male or one female godparent or one of each sex is to be employed.

  • The godparent(s) must be practicing Catholic(s) leading a life in harmony with the faith

  • must be at least 16 years of age having been fully initiated into the Church having been baptized, confirmed and received the Eucharist.
  • A baptized person who belongs to some other non-Catholic ecclesial community may be asked to serve not as a godparent but as a Christian witness as long as a Catholic godparent is also present.

  • Catholics who have abandoned the Catholic faith are not to serve as Christian witnesses.

  • A godparent must not be bound by any legitimately imposed canonical penalty.

  • Godparents may not be the mother or father of the child.

  • An eligibility/sponsor certificate is required from all godparents from his/her current parish.

Godparent eligibility/sponsor certificate must be in the parish office two weeks prior to the baptism.
Please contact the parish office at 412-661-0187 for more information.