The Sacrament of BaptismThe basis of the whole Christian life and the gateway to life in the Spirit
Becoming A Member of God’s Family and Church
Baptism is an unbelievable gift instituted by the Lord Jesus to welcome us into God’s own life. We believe that through Baptism, we are freed from original sin and reborn as sons and daughters of God. We are washed and cleansed in these living waters and given a new identity in Christ. Indeed, we are entirely “new creations” through the power of the Holy Spirit (2 Corinthians 5:17). This is what it means to be “born again!” (John 3:3)
The sacrament of Baptism is the first of the “Sacraments of Initiation,” which include both Eucharist and Confirmation. This makes Baptism the “door which gives access to the other sacraments.” (CCC #1213)
Getting Your Child Baptized
Our parish is ready to help you and your family prepare for this new journey of faith!
Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.Romans 6:4