The Archdiocese of Birmingham - The Parish of the Immaculate Conception


Application form for Holy Baptism


Baptism Courses

Saturday 25th June & Saturday 8th October at 10.00 a.m.

at the St John Paul II Centre.

If you are planning a baptism in the near future, you are welcome to come along.

Please inform the Parish Office

Baptisms will continue to be held on Saturdays at 11.00 am.Unfortunately there will not be any group Baptisms, or Baptisms within the Mass or indeed on a Sunday until further notice.

If you would like to arrange a Baptism for your child, please contact the Parish Office to make an arrangement to meet with Canon John to discuss further and to arrange a Baptism date. Please download the Baptism Application form and bring it with you to your appointment.

Further details: 

  • A compulsory Baptism course will have to be attended once restrictions are relaxed. The Parish Office will contact you regarding this in due course.
  • Face coverings are not compulsory, however for large groups mask wearing is preferred.
  • The Church will be closed immediately after the Baptism have taken place.
  • A candle will be provided.
  • Please bring a white shawl for your child.
  • Time will be allowed for photograph.
  • Offerings/Donations can be placed in the casket/collection box at the entrance or exit.
  • Do not congregate either inside or outside of church before or at the end of the Baptism.
  • There is a charge, detailed on the application form, to cover the cost of administration and the baptismal candle.
  • It is requested that at least one of the names given to the child be that of a recognised Christian Saint.
  • It is customary, although not obligatory, to give an offering to the minister performing the Baptism on the day.

Please download complete the Baptism application form and send to 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.