The Sacrament of Baptism
As with all things, one must start at the beginning. Such is the importance of the Sacrament of Baptism, for it is the gateway to all other Sacraments.
To learn more about Baptism, and which program towards this Sacrament is right for you, choose one of the following:
Baptism of Children Ages 0 - 7 years.
Baptism of Youth Ages 8 - 17 years.
Baptism of Adults 18+
A special note for parents: First and foremost, congratulations on your decision to have your child baptized in the Catholic faith. Parents who are seeking to have their child baptized at Co-Catehdral of the Sacred Heart, are required to be properly prepared for both living out the commitment they are making to raise their baptized child in the Catholic faith and for being able to celebrate the Sacrament of Baptism with a clear understanding of the Sacrament.
A special note for adults seeking to enter the Catholic Faith: You have made a beautiful decision in your personal and spiritual journey. You will gain preparation and enrichment through a process known as RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) and this will be of importance in preparing you to live out your commitment to the Catholic faith.
Follow one of the two links, listed below, to learn more about this Sacrament and its role in your spiritual journey through the Catholic faith:
Baptism of Children & Youth (Preparation for Parents)
Baptism of Adults (Redirects to our RCIA section)