Our Lady of Grace Parish – Baptisms



The process begins with a call, an email olgoffice@wavecable.com or a visit to the Parish Office (916) 371-4814 to register your child for Baptism.


At least one parent must give consent for the baptism.  The parents must have a personal commitment to helping their child grow spiritually within the Catholic community.

It is customary to have godparents for each child, one male and one female.  The godparent must be at least 16 years of age and have been confirmed, received First Communion and lead a life in harmony with the faith and the role to undertaken.  The godparent may not be the father or the mother of the one to be baptized.  If the godparents are not registered members of Our Lady of Grace community, they will need to have: A letter of recommendation from their parish priest confirming that they are active members of their parish, and have attended the baptismal instructions, or have the letter from their pastor and attend the instructions here at Our Lady of Grace.

All paperwork must be turned into the parish office one week prior to attending the class. Classes are held every first Wednesday of the month at 7pm in the Church Rectory.  Must be registered and have completed paperwork  before attending class.

Please print, fill out and bring these forms.

  1.   Baptism Info&Registration Form
  2.   Choosing Godparents&Sponsors
  3.   Baptism General Information
  4.   Baptism-Godparent-Sponsor Commitment