BAPTISM FOR INFANTS
Baptism for infants is administered every Thursday (except on Maundy Thursday) at 4:00 pm and Saturday (except on Holy Saturday) at 1:00 pm in the Chapel of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Prior registration is not required; however parents and God-parents are required to attend the Baptism Preparation Seminar in advance.
Please note that there will be no Baptisms on Saturday 24 December 2016 and Saturday 31 December 2016.
PREPARING FOR YOUR CHILD'S BAPTISM
The Baptism Preparation Seminar is normally held on the Second Friday of every month from 8:30 am till 10:00 am in the Mini Hall. Please note that during December 2016, the Seminar will be held on the first Friday, 2nd December 2016. Parents and God-parents MUST attend the seminar before requesting Baptism of their child. God-parents MUST BE CATHOLICS (Canon Law:874.3). Copy of the Baptism and Confirmation Certificates of godparents must be produced at the time of Baptism. It is recommended that parents attend the seminar before the birth of their child.
Documents Required are :
- Copy of the Church Marriage Certificate of the parents
- Copy of the Birth Certificate of the child
- Copy of the Confirmation Certificates of the Godparents
NB: Parents, who have not married in the church and who wish to baptize their child after attending Baptism Preparation Seminar, will have to take an undertaking before the priest that they will rectify their marriage in the Catholic Church as soon as possible or during the Mass Wedding in St. Mary’s Church, Dubai.
For more details please contact parish office.
Online Registration Form: link here