Baptisms normally follow the Sunday Noon Mass, at 1:15 p.m. but other
times can be arranged. One of the priests or deacons of the parish
usually officiates at baptisms but if your family has a priest or
deacon who is special to you, feel free to invite him and will be
happy to accommodate.
According to Church Law, each child should have a male and female
godparent or sponsor.
At least one godparent must be a baptized and confirmed member of the
Catholic Church and at least 16 years of age. If two Catholics are not
able to serve as godparents, a baptized Christian at least 16 years of
age may act as sponsor.
Parents may not be godparents for their own child’s Baptism.
No specific offering is expected for a Baptism. If parents wish to
make an offering to the Church or the priest or deacon, it will be
Please contact the parish office to schedule the Baptism of your child.
Sr. Lorraine Defebbo O.S.F.
Parish Office Assistant
314-487-7970 Ext 1215
CHILDREN AGES 5 - 14
If your child needs to be Baptized, receive First Reconciliation,
First Holy Communion, and/or Confirmation, please contact:
Miss Valerie Stringer
Director of Elementary Religious Education
314-487-7970 Ext. 2218
If you are interested in receiving Baptism, First Reconciliation,
First Holy Communion, and/or Confirmation, please call:
Miss Caitlyn Chickey
Youth Apostolate Coordinator
314-487-7970 Ext 1233
If you are interested in becoming Catholic, learning more about the
Catholic Faith or receiving a sacrament that you missed as a child
such as First Holy Communion, and/or Confirmation, please contact:
Deacon David Schaefer
314-487-7970 Ext 1254
To request a Baptismal record, please call the parish secretary at 314-487-7970, ext. 1215.