Baptism Ceremony in Kilbrittain

Baptisms can be arranged individually with Fr Cremin. Sunday baptisms take place only after the 10.30 am Mass. Apart from that, there is no restriction on day or time provided Fr Cremin is available. You are also welcome be bring your own priest — contact Fr Cremin to arrange the date.

You will need to bring:
A white shawl or Christening Gown. This is worn by the baby to signify that his/her soul has been made white again through the removing of the stain of Original Sin
A candle. Special Baptism Candles can be bought in most newsagents, though an ordinary candle will do as well. This candle will be used again for your child’s First Holy Communion and Confirmation.
The child’s Birth Certificate. This will be returned to you at the end of the ceremony after checking the information and noting the serial number.
(The Baptism Information Form (see below) must have been submitted at least a week before the ceremony, either in paper form or electronically.)

The full text of the Baptism Ceremony can be read in a new tab here: Rite of Baptism or by clicking the MSWord icon on the right. You may choose to have family members take part by doing the scripture reading and/or by sharing the Prayer of the Faithful. There is no obligation or expectation with regard to this.

There is an Information Form to be filled in before the Baptism. The information sought is necessary for updating the Baptism Register of the Parish. All information provided is treated in strict compliance with data protection laws and practices.
This form must be submitted at least a week prior to the ceremony.

– You can obtain a copy from Fr Cremin, either at his house or in the sacristy OR

– You can open a PDF of the form in the new tab displayed by this link Baptism Register Data for printing. OR

– You can fill out the online form and submit the information electronically by using this link: Web Form.


Registration Form

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Baptism Ceremony

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Go to Webform for Electronic Submission

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