Sr. Sonia Mancuello, sctjm
Pastor Assistant/Ministry Assistant
Ext: 288

Baptism Guidelines

To register a child for Baptism the following is required:

  • Baptism Application Form
  • Parents are to request the baptism directly, in person, and both ought to provide a valid government issued picture I.D.
  • Original or Certified Copy of the child's Birth Certificate
  • Only Original Documents will be considered fax, e-mail, photocopies and/or facsimiles are NOT accepted.
  • If the parents are not registered parishioners, and wish that their child be Baptized at St. Agnes Church, they need a Letter of Permission from their home parish signed by the pastor and containing the parish seal/stamp.
  • If one of the parents professes another faith, is not Catholic, or will be absent at the Baptism, a notarized letter (affidavit) giving St. Agnes the authority to Baptize the child is required.
  • Godparents must be adults at least 16 years of age, and they have to be fully initiated in to the Catholic Church (i.e. Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist) and practice their faith.
    • Godparents ought to provide a Recent Copy of their Baptismal Certificate with Notations or,
    • Godparents ought to provide a Recent Copy of their Baptismal Certificate and a Recent Copy of their Confirmation Certificate.
  • Baptismal talks are given twice at month on the 1st and 3rd Monday at 8:00 PM Pastoral Center Room #401. To register for the talk in St. Agnes, please call the main office the same day of the talk, from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Space is limited. Parents and Godparents must attend Baptismal classes, and provide certificate of completion.
  • The date desired will not be confirmed and is Tentative unless the file has been completed and all the requirements met! Only the officiating priest has the authority to approve the file and confirm the date, once it has been completed.
  • A donation is required when reserving the date.
  • Please arrive Thirty (30) minutes before the time of the celebration. If you are late the baptism may be postponed at the discretion of the celebrating priest.

Baptisms are celebrated in English the 2nd Sunday of the Month, in Spanish the 4th Sunday of the Month

Thank You and God bless your Family!

Suggested Donation
Parishioners Non-Parishioners
Communal Baptisms $100.00
2nd (English) and 4th (Spanish) Sunday of each month
2nd (English) and 4th (Spanish) Sunday of each month
Private Baptisms
(date to be arranged with priest)
$350.00 $500.00