Baptism

Expecting parents are asked to contact the Parish Office (225/753-5750) early in pregnancy to initiate processing for the sacrament of Baptism.

PROCESS FOR PARISHIONERS SEEKING THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM FOR CHILDREN LESS THAN 7 YEARS OF AGE:
  1. Initial contact with Formation Secretary, Yvette Caillouet at the Parish Office.
  2. Parental Baptismal Interview with the Director of Religious Education, Lisa Trahan.
  3. Completion of a Baptismal Seminar by parents and godparents.
  4. Parents must contact the Formation Secretary following the seminar to affirm their decision to request Baptism.
  5. Signed and returned Godparent Affidavit form.
  6. Once all the above steps are completed, a written confirmation of date/time will be sent to the parents.
REQUIREMENTS FOR PARENTS AND GODPARENTS:
  1. At least one parent must be a practicing Catholic who attends Mass weekly.
  2. A godparent must be 16 years of age, attend Mass weekly, be Confirmed, and if married, must be married in the Catholic Church.