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Baptism is the first sacrament all Christians receive and is the first step towards full membership in the body of Christ. It along with confirmation and Eucharist are known as the sacraments of initiation they are the building blocks for every Christian life.

“The faithful born anew strengthened by the sacrament of confirmation and receiving the Eucharist are strengthened for eternal life”. CCC 1268​​​​​​​​

Infant Baptism

All documents/requirements must be completed in order to reserve a Baptism date at St. Michael Catholic Church. We request that parents collect all documents at home, and bring them personally to the MainOffice when ready to discuss Baptism dates. 

Please contact Deacon Tom Doran with any questions or concerns at 817-510-2745 or tdoran@smcchurch.org  We look forward to assisting you in getting prepared for your child or godchild’s Baptism.

Member Requirements for Parents:

+ At least one of the parents has to be Catholic.

+ Be a registered member of our parish or provide a Letter of permission from your current parish.

+ Live in our parish boundaries, as set by the Diocese of Fort Worth, or have a Letter of permission from the parish you were assigned by your address.

Parents and Godparents Baptism Class:

+ Register and attend a Baptism Preparation Class. Material fee at St. Michael is $10 per person. Register online here or in the Main Office at 817 283 8746 in office hours.

+ Provide a letter or certificate of attendance to Baptism Preparation Class at another Parish.

Parents Documents:

 Copy of Birth Certificate for child to be baptized and any other legal required documents that are necessary for the Baptism.

 Complete the online Infant Baptism Inquiry Form or click here to download

 Bring the documents needed for sacraments registry to the Formation Office, located in northeast corner of campus (download campus map). Parish Formation Office hours are Monday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Godparents Documents:

+ Proof of attendance to a Catholic Baptism Preparation class for both of the Godparents.

+ Complete Certificate to serve as Godparent or Letter of Good Standing from their parish. The document must be signed by the appropriate clergy (or their delegate) and marked with the parish seal.

+ Give both documents to the Child’s parents so they can take it to the Formation Office along with the rest of the documents and set a date for the Baptism.

Permission to Baptize elsewhere:

– Complete the form Request for Sacrament at another Catholic Church.

– Reason for request.

– Name of the parish where baptism will take place and address.

– Date of the Baptism.

– Name of contact person at the parish.

– Bring the documents to the Formation Office. Please, allow up to 14 days for permission to be granted..

Baptism Preparation Classes

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Video del Baptismo