Baptism

logo

Baptism

We are delighted that you are inquiring to have your child baptized at Saint Paul Church. Parents and godparents accept the responsibility of training your child in the practice of the Catholic faith. You are not alone in this responsibility. The Saint Paul Community is here to support you. We recommend you begin the registration process at least 3 months prior to the date you are requesting. You can call before your child’s birth. Since more than 100 babies are Baptized each year at Saint Paul Church please wait for confirmation of the date from the Parish Staff before you make plans.

It is recommended that you carefully read the “Frequently Asked Questions” which are on this website. Please register using the “on-line” link on the parish website.

  1. To register on-line on the Parish website (www.stpaulrcchurch.org) follow these steps:
    1. Click on “Faith Formation”
    2. Click on “Sacrament Prep”
    3. Click on “Baptism”
  1. The “Baptism” page has an overview of the ministry. At the bottom of the page there is a link for “On-line Registration”. There are “Frequently Asked Questions”
  1. One Parent Preparation Session is required. See dates below; Sundays at 11:30AM. The Parent Session is for all parents (attended the same month as the ceremony)
  1. Baptism Ceremonies are held once a month on a Sunday at 1:30PM for 8 families maximum.

2020 Parent Session and Ceremony Dates

After you register on-line with the ‘requested’ date please wait for confirmation from the Parish Center prior to making plans

baptism dates

Direct questions to John Nunziata 201-327-0976 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

General Information:

  • Begin the registration process at least 3 months prior to your requested Baptism date. You can call prior to your child’s birth.
  • Parents are required to attend 1 Parent Preparation Session prior to the Baptism. The Session is held in the month of the Baptism. Parental Sessions are typically held on the second Sunday of the month 11:30AM. You will receive confirmation of the specific date and location via email.
  • St. Paul Church has one Baptism ceremony each month. (Check with the Parish Center staff to confirm specific dates).
  • Due to holidays the dates may be changed some months.
  • Group Baptism ceremony at 1:30PM accommodates 8 families.
  • All questions on the form must be answered.

The Saint Paul Baptism Ministry Team is comprised of more than 30 dedicated volunteer parishioners who ensure that your family’s experience is spiritual and comfortable. This team and the parish staff work together to lead the Parental Preparation Sessions, coordinate the registration process, create your child’s Baptismal Certificate, support you at the ceremony, sew the white garment with your child’s name embroidered on it, host our annual Mass and Buffet Breakfast Reception held every January.

Register Online | Download the Printed Form | Download the Baptism FAQs

Baptism Ministry Team

The Saint Paul Baptism Ministry Team is comprised of more than 30 dedicated volunteer parishioners who ensure that your family’s experience is spiritual and comfortable. This team and the parish staff work together to lead the Parental Preparation Sessions, coordinate the registration process, create your child’s Baptismal Certificate, support you at the ceremony, sew the white garment with your child’s name embroidered on it, host our annual Mass and Buffet Breakfast Reception held every January.

MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday Eve: 5:00 PM
(Sunday Obligation)

Spanish Mass - 7 PM
(2nd Saturday of the month)
Sunday:
7:30 AM
9:00 AM

10:30 AM
12:00 PM
7:00 PM

Monday-Friday:
7:30 AM
12:00 PM

Holy Days: See Mass Schedule in the Bulletin
National Holidays: 9:00 AM
Penance Saturday: 1 - 2 PM
or by Appointment

Eucharistic Adoration Schedule

Eucharistic Adoration is held on the First Friday of each month, from 7-8pm

Extended Eucharistic Adoration is held on the third Monday of each month, from 12:30-7:30pm.  Within this “third Monday” Adoration schedule, a Holy Hour for Life is held from 6:30-7:30 pm.  Please join this prayer effort so that all life is both protected by law – and welcomed in life – from conception to natural death.