St. Ann’s offers 2 programs for those seeking to enter the Catholic Church: Infant Baptism and Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

Infant Baptism Preparation Classes

(For Children up to 6 years of Age)

The Church requires parents and godparents to attend preparation classes so that they are well-prepared for this first sacramental encounter and celebration with their child. Click on the link below to view the schedule for 2018-2019 Classes.

To Sign up for Baptism class and Baptisms please fill out an application at least one month before the date of your child baptism.

JULY 2018 THRU JUNE 2019 Prep & Baptism   

*Please Note – Preparation Class dates are subject to change, please call Veronica Matias 561-832-3757 to register for the class.

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Qualifications

Child’s Qualifications: 6 years old or younger who has not been previously baptized

Parent’s Qualifications: At least one parent must be a baptized Roman Catholic

Godparent’s Qualifications: Being a godparent is truly a ministry in the Church and not simply an honor. They must commit to serve as lifetime spiritual mentors to their godchild, nurturing his/her Catholic faith and practice through their own regular attendance at Mass and active participation in parish life.

A child must have at least 1 godparent but may have up to 2 godparents (godfather and godmother) that meet the following:

  • Over 16 years of age
  • baptized Catholic and have received their First Communion and Confirmation
  • If married, the prospective godparent must be in a marriage recognized as valid by the Church.