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To help provide our parents with a deeper understanding of your child's first sacrament, and to better prepare for your baby's Baptism, we invite you to read the following documents and watch the Baptism videos below reflecting on the questions provided.
“You have asked to have your child baptized. In doing so you are accepting the responsibility of training him (her) in the practice of the faith. It will be your duty to bring him (her) up to keep God’s commandments as Christ taught us, by loving God and our neighbor.” (the Rite of Baptism)
How does faith fit into this?
What reasons do you have for wanting your child baptized in the Catholic Church?
Reflect on your relationship with God over the course of your life. Think of the ups and downs in that relationship. What areas of your own practice of faith will you need to strengthen in order to teach your child well?
What are three ways you can fulfill the commitment to “train your child in the practice of the faith”?
What do you believe Baptism means, and what role can Godparents play in your child's faith?
What made you choose the godparents you have chosen for your child?