The Archdiocese of Birmingham - The Parish of the Immaculate Conception


Baptism application form 2024

Courses will be held on Saturdays at 10.00 am at the St John Paul II Centre on the following dates:
13th April 
15th June 
5th October
Please allow 2 hours for the course. Refreshments will be available.
Parking available in the church car park.
Children, grandparents, and godparents are all welcome.
Please let us know in advance how many will be attending so we can prepare.
If you would like to arrange a Baptism for your child, please contact the Parish Office to book onto a baptism course beforehand.
Baptisms are held on Saturdays at 11.00 am, there are no baptisms during Lent and Advent.
Available baptism dates will be made available to you at the time of your enquiry, alternatively bring the baptism form with you to the course and a baptism date can be arranged at that time. 
Baptism form: please write all details clearly on the form as this information will be used on the certificate and entered into the Baptism Register. All details of any proxy godparents will also be required.
If you are not resident in this parish, you will need to seek permission from your local parish priest for the baptism to take place here at the Immaculate Conception/Hethe.
If you wish to speak to Canon John, please let the parish office know in advance, this can be arranged for immediately after the course. 
If you are to be a godparent and are required to attend a Baptism course, please also contact the parish office to book a place. There is a fee of £30 pp for this, and a certificate will be issued on completion of the course. 
For any further information contact the Parish Office.
Jesus came up and spoke to them. He said, “All authority in heaven and earth has been given to me. Go, therefore, make disciples of all nations; baptise them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teach them to observe all the commands I gave you.”
Matthew 28: 18-19

Your Baby's Baptism - a useful guide to all aspects of a Catholic Baptism - available from the Parish Office.