We baptize at Saints Peter & Paul each Sunday of the month at 2 PM. Because baptism is meant to be a celebration of the community, we DO NOT schedule private baptisms. Also, we make every effort to limit the number of children baptized at our group ceremony to four. Please check with the Parish Office to make certain the date you want is available before making plans with your family. The offering to the church for a Baptism is $20.00. Couples may pay when they attend the Baptismal Preparation class or they can send the offering to the Parish Office.
Saints Peter & Paul offers a Baptism Preparation Class for parents on the 1st Monday of each month beginning at 7:30 PM in the Ministry Center Building, upstairs in room U217/218. If this is your first child, you MUST attend a class before receiving a date for your baby’s baptism. (Both mom and dad are asked to attend. Godparents are also encouraged to attend.) Please sign up for the class by calling the Parish Office, 630-355-1081. (Your family should be registered with the parish in order to to have your child baptized.) If you have attended a class within the last 10 years (at any parish) you need not re-attend. Simply call the office to schedule your baby’s baptism.
Required paperwork MUST be submitted to the parish office no later than ten (10) business days prior to the baptismal date or your date will be rescheduled. This includes all necessary information regarding family records and godparents. Please read the baptism planning information provided before selecting a godparent. A sponsor certificate must be provided by each godparent . The proper sponsor certificate for Saints Peter & Paul will be distributed at our preparation classes (or downloaded above). Christian witnesses are most welcome to celebrate with the family and community, but please note they are not recorded as sponsors on the Baptismal Certificate or in the Baptismal Register.