To baptize means to "plunge" or "immerse" into water. In the Catholic Church infants are baptized to welcome them in the Catholic faith and to free them from the original sin they are born with.
We hope your preparation for your child’s baptism will bring you to a deeper level of relationship with God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit. We also hope that you will continue to grow in your understanding of our Catholic Faith and in your relationship with this community. Active and regular reception in the Sacrament of the Eucharist, the mass, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and attending bible studies and other workshops at St. Hubert’s are tangible ways to deepen those relationships.
Having our children Baptized invites us as parents to be as prepared as we can be to be the best of teachers about our Catholic faith for our children.
If you have not had a child baptized in this community before, you are asked to attend a baptism evening of reflection. If you have attended a class within the last five years, then this is not a requirement.
During this evening we will go through all of the specifics of the rite of baptism as well as answer any of your questions. Godparents and Christian witnesses are also welcome to attend.
Many parents attend this evening before the birth of their child knowing that time after becomes harder to control. Parents are also welcome to bring their children to this evening.
These evenings are generally offered once a month on a Tuesday night and are scheduled from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Please call Barb Cowan at 952-374-5055 toregister for this class.