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Baptism

Baptism Preparation Classes

To inquire about Baptism, call at 303-428-3594 ext. 14 and ask for Catalina or e-mail at REassistant@htcatholic.org

Parents and Godparents would need to attend two preparatory sessions of approximately 1hour and 45 minutes each. Unfortunately, there is no babysitting available; therefore, you will have to find a babysitter.

Baptisms take place after the 5:00 pm Mass on specific Saturdays.

Church requirements for the parents are as follows:

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1.You must either live within the boundaries of Holy Trinity Parish or be a member of our parish.

2.If you attend another parish or live within the boundaries of another parish, we need a letter from the Pastor of that Parish, granting permission for your child to be baptized at Holy Trinity.

3.You must be attending Mass regularly on Sundays.

4.You must bring the child’s original birth certificate.

5.Complete the Baptism Registration form.

6.You must attend Baptism Preparation classes at least one month before the date of Baptism.

Church Requirements for Godparents are as follows:

1.The Godparent is the representative of the Catholic Church in the life of your child. Therefore, it is essential that the Godparents be practicing Catholics.

2.At the parents’ choice, you can have one godparent, but no more than two. If two, they must be one man and one woman.

3.The Godparent must be at least 16 years of age and have received the Sacrament of Confirmation.

4.If the Godparents are married, they must be married in the Church. They cannot be living with a partner or significant other.

5.Godparents must attend the preparation classes at least one month prior to the date of Baptism.

6.The godparents must sign the “Certificate of Eligibility” provided by Holy Trinity, and ask the Pastor of the Parish that they attend to certify it.

The Parents cannot be the Godparents of their children.

If the parents or Godparents attend classes at a different parish, they must bring a letter from that parish, certifying the attendance.

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Forms:

1.To register for baptism and class fill out this form (Bapt. Reg. Form English) and take it to the rectory office.

2.To register for class only, fill out this form (Bapt. Class registration form class only) and take it to the rectory office.

3.The duties and responsibilities of the sponsors/godparents are listed here (Duties and Responsibilities of Godparents).

4.Each sponsor/godparent needs to fill out this form (Godparent Cert Form. EN). The priest of the church they go to needs to sign it.

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