St. Bernadette's celebrates the Sacrament of Baptism on the last Sunday of each month (except December) at 1 PM, after 12 PM mass.
When you are ready to celebrate this Holy Sacrament...
Please contact the parish office for further details. 209-465-3081
For those who wish to take the baptism class ONLY at St. Bernadette's, please fill out and return the form below.
Baptism classes are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6pm.
The role of the Godparent is, "together with the parents, to present an infant at baptism, and help the baptized to lead a Christian life in harmony with baptism, and to fulfill faithfully the obligations connected with it." (Canon 872)
The Church has established the following norms governing the Qualifications Required to be a Godparent:
The Catechism of the Catholic Church states: "The Lord himself affirms that baptism is necessary for salvation [John 3:5]. . . Baptism is necessary for salvation for those to whom the Gospel has been proclaimed and who have had the possibility of asking for this sacrament [Mark 16:16]" (CCC 1257).