Sacrament of Baptism

Baptism of Children at St. Francis Xavier Church

Baptism Schedule – January 2015 to December 2015

BaptismIn January 2015 through December 2015, with the exception of the time of Lent, there will be a communal Baptismal Service on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the church on dates listed below.  It is the full baptism liturgy.

For parishioners who regularly attend a particular Mass, it is possible to have your child baptized at that Mass in consultation with the Pastor or Associate Pastor.

Private baptisms are possible if you bring your own priest, or if one of the resident priests is free to preside. Contact Fr. Peter to arrange.

Please, fill out the Baptism Form indicating the baptism service date you select (see schedule below) and bring or send it to our offices along with a copy of your child or children’s birth certificate.

Do you prefer to fill out online the Baptism Form? Online Baptism Information Form


Baptisms Services 2015 (Saturdays at 10:30 am)

No Baptisms will be celebrated during Lent except in an emergency.

February 14

April 11

May 9

June 20

July 18

August 15

September 19

October 17

November 21

December 19

Please contact Fr. Peter [212-627-2100 ext. 211; pfink@sfxavier.org] or Dr. Luz Marina Diaz  [ext. 207; lmdiaz@sfxavier.org],  giving your name, telephone and e-mail address.  Thank you.

For adults, the Rite of Christian Initiation as Adults (RCIA) invites women and men to baptism in the Catholic Church, and all baptized Christians seeking confirmation and full communion as Catholics.

Please refer the RCIA page for complete details.