The Sacrament of Baptism is performed the

first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m.

All parents who desire baptism for their child

must attend a Discipleship Presentation in advance. 

Upcoming presentations in 2019 are: 

Tuesday, October 15 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 8 from 4 - 6 p.m.

Current parishioner registration and a Discipleship Renewal form must also be on record with Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church prior to baptism.  Baptism Preparation and Godparent forms will be made available to families at the Discipleship Presentation. 

Godparent Requirements:

One man and one woman, at least 16 years old, may be godparents.

There must be at least one Catholic godparent.

Catholic godparents must have received the Sacraments of Baptism, Reconciliation, Holy Communion, and Confirmation

and consistently attend Mass on Sunday.

Godparents, if married, must have a valid Catholic marriage.

Catholic godparents from Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Emporia, must attend a Discipleship PresentationIf godparent is from a parish other than Sacred Heart, they must provide proof of attendance of a baptism preparation class in their own parish.

Please contact the church office with questions regarding this process and to register for the Discipleship Presentation.

ABOUT US

From the 1870's, Sacred Heart has served Catholics in the Emporia area, first as a church and then through an elementary school, and now through various ministries and good works.

ADDRESS

620-342-1061

Parish Office

27 Cottonwood St

Emporia, KS 66801

emporiacatholics@shemporia.org

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