The day of Baptism is a day for the whole family to celebrate! For your child, Baptism is the day in which she/he is reborn in Christ Our Savior. For the parents, godparents, and family, it is a day of great happiness for their child is to receive the faith, which has been handed down from their family members. For the Christian community, it is a day of promise, welcome, and hope as a new member of the Church received the faith and we reaffirm our Christian heritage. Baptism is the first step in initiation into the sacramental life of faith.
In order to have your child baptized at St. Didacus, parents must fulfill the following requirements:
--Registration: Parents must be registered parishioners of St. Didacus for at least 3 months. If you live outside the Parish boundaries you must be practicing your faith and be registered here for at least at least 3 months prior to the date of baptism.
1. A copy of the child(s) Birth Certificate must be turned into the parish office.
2. Registration in Parish.
3. Letter of Permission from Godparents not registered in the parish.
--Interview: An interview with the pastor or deacon is required before scheduling a date for baptism.