Baptism is a sacrament that celebrates our faith in Christ. Obviously, infants are in no position to make a faith decision to accept Christ's salvation. They cannot and do not choose to become members of the church. Parents who present their children to be baptized, therefore, accept the responsibility for their child to learn about God and to develop a sense of the holy through their involvement with a faith community. The rite of baptism makes it very clear that parents present their children to Christ and to the church. In turn, the church blesses the parents as the child's first Christian teachers. In reflecting on this awesome task, parents should remember that they have received God's special call and God's special grace to help to form their children in the faith.
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Sacrament of Baptism
Baptism is celebrated on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month (except during the Lenten Season). Parents are required to attend a Baptismal Preparation session.
Please call Sr. Kathy (847-679-1202) to make arrangements for a Baptism and to register for the preparation session.