Baptism for Infants (Newborn to 6 years old)
- You must be a registered parishioner of Holy Spirit Catholic Community for three months prior to the baptismal date. To register for the parish click here.
- Complete the online Baptism Registration Form.
- Attend a Baptism Preparation 2-part Workshop at Holy Spirit within the past three years and at least two weeks prior to the Baptism Ceremony Date. Classes are held three times a year, and meet on Friday nights from 7:00pm - 8:30pm and on Saturdays from 10:00 am to noon. Both parents are expected to attend both sessions of this adult’s only workshop. To register complete the online Baptism Preparation Workshop Registration.
- Baptisms are celebrated on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month except during Lent. Up to eight children are baptized at one celebration.
- One male sponsor or one female sponsor or one of each according to canon law.
- Must have received the sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation.
- At least 16 years old and a practicing Catholic. Click here for eligibility form. Must be received in Liturgy Office 2 weeks prior to baptism.
- Must submit a copy of confirmation certificate 2 weeks prior to baptism.
- Neither parent of the child may be a godparent.
- A baptized person who belongs to a non-Catholic ecclesial community can be a Christian witness to the baptism provided there is one Catholic godparent who meets the above requirements. Click here for Christian Witness form. Must be received in Liturgy Office 2 weeks prior to baptism.
NOTE: A Catholic who does not meet all of the above requirements may not be a godparent or a witness.
For questions regarding infant baptisms please contact the Parish Office by phone 630.922.0081 ext 230 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Available Baptism Dates in 2021
October 10, 24
November 14, 28
A Fee of $100.00 should be made out to Holy Spirit Catholic Community. This will help offset the costs of the church cleaning and disinfecting supplies. A Free Will offering is suggested for the the officiant of the Baptism.
Non-Infant Baptism (7 years and older)
Please contact Roberta Balsewicz at 630.922.0081 ext 234 or by email email@example.com for more information so that we can personally connect with you to create an individualized plan to welcome you into the Church!