“Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.  And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.” Matt. 28:19

The Sacraments: Baptism

Baptism makes us “members of one another.”  Since the time of early Christianity, Baptism has been the rite of initiation into the Christian community of the Church.  In Baptism, the “one Spirit” makes us members of the Body of Christ and of “one another”

Baptism preparation class is required for all parents.  These classes provide parents with an awareness of the responsibilities and role of the parents and godparents in educating children in the Catholic faith. This class is held the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Clunan Center Meeting Room.

Baptism (for infants up to six years of age)
For first time parents: The Baptismal Preparation Program consists of one session for parents requesting Baptism at the St. Louis Catholic Church for the first time.  Please contact the church office to register for the baptismal preparation class.  The session is required before a Baptism may be scheduled.

For subsequent children, please contact the church office to schedule the Baptism. At least one month notice is required for scheduling Baptisms.

Baptism (for Children seven years and older)
Baptism of adults and school-age children is scheduled through participation in the “Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults” program.

Baptisms are held on Sundays beginning at 1:15 p.m. or by appointment.

Please complete the form below to register. Contact Angela Arnoult at or 901-255-1951 for more information.



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