Baptism

Baptism

What do I have to do to baptize my child at St. Boniface?

Parent seeking to have their children Baptized here at St. Boniface must be a registered member of at least three months prior to Baptism.

Community baptisms at St. Boniface take place on 3rd Saturday of every month at 9a.m.

Please make arrangements in the Parish Office between 9:00am and 6:00pm to complete the baptismal request form and provide us with a copy of the child’s birth certificate.When you complete the baptismal request form, you will be asked to select a date on which the parents and godparents of the child will be able to attend the Baptismal Catechesis. 

Both Parents and Godparents are required to attend a 2 hour Baptismal Catechesis. These courses are offered once a month in English and in Spanish. 

As an expression of your gratitude to God for the gift of life of your child, and the well-being of the church, you are asked to make a contribution in an envelope which should be turned in with the baptismal request form.  Please call the office for more information.

Godparents

According to Canon Law # 872; 873; 874:
The parents of the child may NOT be godparents for their child’s baptism.
At least one godparent must be a member of the Catholic Church.
He/she must be at least sixteen (16) years old and fully initiated into the Catholic Church, having received Baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation. If married, he or she must have been married in the Catholic Church.
He/she must live a life of active faith in the Catholic Church.

The community of St. Boniface rejoices with you in this blessed event. We welcome the opportunity to share in a very important time in the life of your family.

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” Matthew 28:19 

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8330 Johnson St. Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Parish Phone (954) 432-2750