Thank you for considering St. Viator for your child’s Baptism.
Our Catholic Community view Baptism as the beginning of a journey of faith for you and your child. We want to be as helpful as possible in acquainting you with a deeper understanding of Baptism; this will be the beginning and first step in your child’s faith journey.
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As followers of Christ, we recognize Baptism as being accepted into God’s family. If you choose to have your child baptized, we want to help you, as parents, fully understand the extent of your responsibility, as well as the need for the commitment necessary to help your child start a lifetime friendship with Jesus Christ. The St. Viator Baptism Preparation Program has been designed to help Parents and Godparents understand their role in the child’s faith journey.
Our Program is designed for Two Sessions – 1st Tuesday of every month
at 6:30 PM in the Parish Center. The January 2018 class will be on Wednesday January 3rd due to the New Years holiday.
Session 1: An informal meeting with other parents wishing to have their child baptized. Ideas and practices are exchanged to help us put into practice Christian principles in our everyday living.
Session 2: This group meeting will build on Session I and discuss the theology of the Sacrament.
Please contact the Baptism Coordinator at the Parish Office, in advance, to sign- up for the Baptism Preparation Sessions.Beth Schill, email@example.com or (702-733-8323 at Ext. 302)
If the parents have attended Baptism preparation previously, please contact our Coordinator, to discuss your modified preparation requirements.
Baptisms are usually held the fourth Saturday of the month at 9:00 AM The dates vary depending on Holy Days and Weddings. Please contact our Coordinator to check on specific dates. If there is a unique family situation and you cannot attend a Saturday Baptism all efforts will be made to accommodate your request.
The suggested offering for a baptism is $40.00 and is collected when scheduling your child's baptism.
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St. Viator Baptism Prep Team
Requirements for Baptism of an Infant or Young Child
Children entering 1st grade or older, please contact our Religious Education Director
Rosy Hartz, firstname.lastname@example.org or 702.733.0392
Infants through Kindergarten please contact our Baptism Coordinator’
Beth Schill, email@example.com or 702.733.8323 ext. 302
The items below are required prior to scheduling your child’s Baptism
*Please contact the Parish Center (702)733-8323, to register or update your family information
Sponsors for the Sacrament of Baptism must be suitable for this honored position, selected by the candidate’s family, and having the intention of fulfilling this privileged role. One of the prospective Sponsors must be a Roman Catholic in “good standing” which means:
St. Viator Catholic Community
2461 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday Vigil: 4:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm, 5:00pm