Below are some Frequently Asked Questions that we receive concerning Baptisms at Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi. If you don't find the answer to your question, please call our parish office at
The celebration of all our sacraments are community events and our community is our parish where we live. If you are a Catholic parent living with the boundaries of Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi, you have the right to have your child baptized here. If you live in another city, but for family or other reasons would like to have your child baptized here, that is a possibility with approval. Please talk to your priest or deacon about your situation.
The typical time for baptisms at Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi is immediately after the 11:30 am Sunday Mass. Other times and days may be available with the approval of one of our priests or deacons and if there are no other conflicts.
It is good to note the no baptisms are to be performed at Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi during Lent.
To be a sponsor, you must:
- Be at least 16 years or older
- Have received Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation
- Be an active Catholic and be registered at a Catholic parish
- Not be the parent of the one being baptized
- Show evidence of being a registered, active member of a parish, if needed
We support your decision to commit to each other in a civil marriage and would like to discuss the benefits to you and your relationship of inviting God into your life together by having your marriage “blessed” in the Church. Every situation is a little different, so please discuss this with your priest or deacon.