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BAPTISM FOR CHILDREN OVER 7 YRS OLD

So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. Galatians 3:26-27

For children over the age of 7yrs, whose parent(s) are Baptised Catholics, or whose parents are currently enrolled

in the programme of preparation for Baptism, we offer a 6 week course of preparation for Baptism.

If neither parent is Catholic please follow this link to book an appointment with our Parish Priest to discuss Baptism further.

When a child over the age of 7yrs is Baptised, they make Baptismal Promises themselves (unlike an infant whose parents make the promises on their behalf) as such it is important that they go through a process of learning, so as to understand what these promises mean.

The course has been developed and is offered by our Children's Sacramental Co-ordinator Sarah Shefford who is a registered teacher.  It is offered on Monday afternoons after school three times a year. The course is interactive and experiental and we invite at least one parent to take part in the sessions with their child.

If you are interested in your child taking part in this course please fill out the form below and someone will get back to you with details of the next available course.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information Contact Sarah Shefford (03) 348 6100 or sarah@christchurchwest.org.nz

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