Baptismal Information and Forms



Contact should be made at any time during pregnancy or following the birth of your child.  The sacrament is normally celebrated at one of the Sunday (or Saturday Vigil) liturgies. 

However, Baptisms are currently being scheduled privately on Saturday afternoons. 

Parent Preparation classes are required with the Baptism of your first child and are scheduled monthly throughout the year.  Please complete and return the BAPTISMAL REGISTRATION FORM to the parish office to schedule a date for the celebration. Likewise, please contact the parish office for the date of the next scheduled Baptism preparation class. For more information, please read the Baptism Information document . If an intended Godparent is not a member at St. Thomas the Apostle, please have them complete the Godparent Information document.

Please contact the parish office for information or to register for the upcoming Baptism Preparation Class conducted by Deacon Nate Haney.


Contact should be made as soon as Baptism is desired.  The process of preparation is dependent on the age and background knowledge of your child.  Normally, if your child is younger than age six, preparation is similar to that of infant Baptism and the sacrament is celebrated at one of the weekend liturgies.  For children over the age of six, they will receive instruction and preparation for the sacrament.

Please contact Joyce Hollowell if the child to be baptized is older than 6 years.


Adults wanting to be baptized will participate in the Order of Christian Initiation of Adults (OCIA). 

Sessions begin in the Fall, however, contact should be made whenever one is led by the Spirit to become a member of the Catholic community.  Preparation is generally a year, but varies depending on each individual’s experience, and the time of year when first initial contact is made.  Adults will recieve the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and First Holy Communion) at the Easter Vigil Mass.

Visit the OCIA page to learn more, click here.

Please contact the OCIA Director, Mindy Sadler, at [email protected] for more information.