Baptism

The Sacrament of Baptism

For Catholics, the Sacrament of Baptism is the first step in a lifelong journey of commitment and discipleship. Whether we are baptized as infants or adults, Baptism is the Church's way of celebrating and enacting the embrace of God.

 

Baptism for Infants

For an overview of our baptism rite, please read the following summary.  Baptism Procedures

If you would like to have your child baptized, please contact Zoltan Abraham at 425.391.1178, ext. 117 or adulted@mqp.org. 

The baptism preparation process has four steps:

  1. Schedule an interview with Zoltan Abraham. Interviews are held at the Parish Office.

    Directions to Parish Office: If you are looking at the church building from the main parking lot, enter through the right-hand-side bell tower doors. The Parish Office will be immediately to your right. 

  2. Attend the Baptism Class, held on Sundays. Please see the baptism class schedule below

    Directions to Fr. McGivney Room: If you are looking at the church building from the main parking lot, enter through the right-hand-side bell tower doors. Go downstairs, taking the stairs immediately to your right. Follow to the corridor to the faux stain glass window. The Fr. McGivney Room is to the left of the stain glass window. 

  3. Turn in necessary documents: 
    • Interview Intake Form
    • Baptism Information Sheet
    • A photocopy of the birth certificate of your child
      Please note: We will not be able to perform the baptism until the birth certificate is turned in.
    • If both godparents are from outside of the parish, we need a letter of good standing from the home parish of at least one of the godparents. 
      Click here for a sample form.  Other parishes might have a different form or might simply write a letter.
    All documents should be turned in no latter than two weeks before the scheduled date of baptism. 

  4. Schedule date of baptism 
    Baptisms are celebrated one weekend each month at all Masses, except during Lent.  Baptisms may be scheduled for other times by appointment, subject to availability. 

    Upcoming Baptism Classes -  
    • August 19, 2017 (9:30-11:30am)

Baptism Classes are held in the Parish Library.  Please note the time change from prior classes.  We ask that you do not bring children to the Baptism Classes.  Child care is offered in the parish nursery during the classes.

The Baptism Class covers a lot of material in a relatively short time.  We ask that you arrive punctually so that we can get through all of the material in a timely fashion.  

Please contact Zoltan Abraham if you have any questions.

 Upcoming Baptism Dates - July 2017- June 2018 

    • July 15-16, 2017
    • August 12-13, 2017
    • September 16-17, 2017
    • October 14-15, 2017
    • November 26, 2017 -all baptisms outside of Mass at 1:30 pm
    • December 30-31, 2017
    • January 20-21, 2018
    • February 10-11, 2018
    • No baptisms during Lent
    • April 7-8, 2018
    • May 12-13, 2018
    • June 16-17, 2018