Baptism

Baptisms are celebrated during mass on set dates once a month.
All baptisms take place at St Peter Julian Eymard Church, Mooroolbark.
Please phone the parish office on 9723 4275 to confirm availability on these dates.

Times:

• 6.00pm Saturday
• 9.00am Sunday
• 11.00am Sunday

Dates for 2018
(Please note dates are subject to change and availability)

Sat & Sun. 6th & 7th January
Sat & Sun. 3rd & 4th February
Sat & Sun. 3rd & 4th March
Sat & Sun. 7th & 8th April
Sat & Sun. 26th & 27th May
Sat & Sun. 9th & 10th June – Visiting Priest
Sat & Sun. 14th & 15th July
Sat & Sun. 4th & 5th August
Sat & Sun. 8th & 9th September
Sat & Sun. 6th & 7th October
Sat & Sun. 3rd & 4th November
Sat & Sun. 1st & 2nd December

 

Requirements:

  • At least two[2] months notice is required.
  • Either one or both parents must be Catholic and live within the parish boundary.
  • A Baptism certificate or a letter from the Parish Priest where you were baptised, must be provided.
  • Parish policy when choosing Godparents requires that at least one Godparent must be a Confirmed Catholic, and minimum 16 years of age.
  • An administration fee applies.
  • Families are asked to call into the parish office to book a date, and pay the administration fee.
  • No Baptism date will be confirmed until a booking & payment is made in person at the parish office.
  • Once a suitable date is booked, one or both parents and at least one godparent will be required to attend a Baptism Preparation Meeting two[2] months prior to the Baptism date.
  • Office Hours: 9.30am to 4.oopm Mon, Tues, Thurs & Friday.