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 2021 are:
Tuesday, February 2 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 25 from 1 - 3 p.m.
Sunday, June 13 from 1 - 3 p.m.
Thursday, August 26 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 17 from 1 - 3 p.m.
Sunday, December 12 from 1 - 3 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 Information and Godparent forms will be made available to families at the Discipleship Presentation.
Childcare is not provided during the presentation.
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 Presentation. If 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 call the church office or email with questions regarding this process and to register for the Discipleship Presentation.