Catholic Sacraments are milestones in our lives, where God reveals to us His great love and especially who He is. Baptism is the First of the Three Sacraments of Initiation in the Roman Catholic Tradition. Confirmation and Holy Eucharist are the other two. The word baptism in its origins is Greek and means "immersion" and "bath." Immersion in water is a sign of death and emersion out of the water means new life. To bathe in water is also to undergo cleansing. Saint Paul sums up this truth when he says, "You were buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the power of God, who raised him from the dead" (Col 2:12).
Steps for having your child Baptized.
1. Be registered with the Church.
2. Call the parish office at 765-742-2107 to schdule the Pre-Baptism meeting. We will go over the Baptismal process with you.
3. All first-time parents and parents who have not done Baptismal Formation after 18 months of the last child that was baptized will need to take part in formation process.
4. When you have copleted the formation and got pack the godparent forms call the parish office to schdule the final Baptismal meeting. This meeting you meet with a priest to finalize and discuss the baptism (set date, turn in forms and formation workbook). These will be done typical held on the last Sunday of the month in the parish office.
5. Day of Baptism!
If you have any more questions, please call the parish office at 765-742-2107.