Baptism - St Stephen Protomartyr

St Stephen Protomartyr Parish
Phone: (847) 824-2026/ Fax:(847) 824-3842
Parish Office: 1880 Ash St. 60018
Church: 1280 Prospect Ave
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Worship & Sacraments
Baptism is the first step in our initiation into the Christian Community. please call the parish office (847) 824-2026 to begin the registration process.

Baptism Dates
Our baptisms are usually scheduled each month on the First Saturday for
English and the Third Saturday for Spanish at 11 AM.  
Note: Following Archdiocesan policy, we do not baptize during Lent.

The following are the requirements for someone to serve as a godparent:
  1. Must be 16 or older
  2. Has received the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist).
  3. Must have a letter of good standing from their parish.
  4. If married, must have been married in the church.

Baptism Preparation Class
The Baptism Preparation Class is two hours long and, with the aid of videos, covers the natural symbols of life that the Church uses in baptism: water, oil (Sacred Chrism), sponsor, white garment,            and candle. The goal is to increase understanding of those symbols and why they are used. We also discuss the roles of parents and godparents after the baptism. Babies are welcome!

Class Dates
English classes are held on the 1st Monday of the month at 7:00 PM
Las clases de español se llevan a cabo el segundo lunes del mes a las 7:00 PM

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