"Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." - Matthew 28:19-20
The Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated at St. Rose on Sundays at 1:30 PM or by special arrangement.
Register: In order to celebrate the baptism of your child at St. Rose, you must be a registered member of the parish. If you are asking to celebrate your child's baptism at St. Rose and are not registered at the parish, you must present a letter of permission from the pastor of the parish in which you are registered.
Pre-Baptism Class: Parents are required to attend a pre-baptism class prior to their child's baptism. Classes are held on Sunday afternoons beginning at 12:00 noon. Dates will be provided when you register for the baptism.
Godparents: Godparents must provide a sponsor certificate from the parish in which they are registered. The qualifications for a godparent include:
- Must be at least 16 years of age
- Have received the Sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation
- Attend Mass regularly on weekends and holy days
- If married, must be married according to the laws of the Catholic Church