St. Michael Catholic Church

Baptism

Baptism

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Baptism is the first sacrament all Christians receive and is the first step towards full membership in the body of Christ. It along with confirmation and Eucharist are known as the sacraments of initiation they are the building blocks for every Christian life.

“The faithful born anew strengthened by the sacrament of confirmation and receiving the Eucharist are strengthened for eternal life” - CCC 1268​​​​​​​

How to set a Baptismal Date:

Parents:
  1. Print and Read Infant Baptism Information Sheet
  2. Must identify as parishioners by living within Parish Boundaries (as set by the Diocese of Fort Worth) and/or be registered members of St. Michael parish.
  3. At least one parent must be Catholic.
  4. Register and attend a Baptism Preparation class within 3 years prior to Baptism.
    • Register in person in the Parish office or contact the Formation Office at 817.510.2742.
    • Register online here.
    • Must be registered before attending Preparation Classes.
  5. Must have all necessary documentation:
    1. proof of attendance of a Baptism Preparation class
    2. a copy of the child’s birth certificate
    3. Letter of Good Standing or Certificate to Serve for the Godparent(s)
    4. Sacrament Information Sheet
The date of Baptism will be set once all of the requirements have been fulfilled and all documentation provided to the parish.
 
Have you been named a Godparent? Congratulations! This is an incredible honor and we are so exicted that you have sad "Yes" to this important role in this child's life both Spiritually and here on earth. Here is everything you need to know about being a Godparent!

 

Baptism Class Dates 2019:
Saturday 9 a.m. - noon                              
January 12                           
February 16                                  
March 9
                                      
April - No Classes                        
May 11                                          
June 8                             
July - No Classes                          
August 10                                   
September 14                                  
October 12                                     
November 9               
December - No Classes

To register online for class, please click here.