What preparation is required?
Parents are required to attend a Baptism Preparation Meeting which is to help them understand the sacrament, the process, the liturgy, and the covenant you are entering into with God. Any Parents seeking Baptism for their child are asked to speak to Fr Peter or Deacon Stephen to make arrangements to attend this meeting.
How many Godparents should there be?
Church Law says: “One sponsor [that is, godparent], male or female, is sufficient, but there may be two, one of each sex” (Canon 873). Godparents must be aged 16 or above.
What is the Church’s tradition about choosing a name?
For centuries it has been the practice to call a child after a Christian saint. Although parents are not obliged to do so, they are encouraged to give their child a name which reflects their Christian faith.