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Baptism

Baptisms are done in English and Spanish every 3rd Saturday of the month in Fontana or Rialto except in the month of May due to 1st Communions; the English Baptism is at 9AM and the Spanish Baptism is at 10:30AM. There is no fee for a Baptism or Class. For more information you may call (909)822-4732 the Fontana Center.

Private Baptism Fee: $200

Baptism Requirements

The parents must be Parishioners at least 1 month prior to signing up for a Baptism. If the parents are not parishioners and do not live within parish boundaries, the parents must get a permission letter from the nearest parish in order to baptize at our Parish. If the parents of the child are not married by the Roman Catholic Church; they can still have their child baptized God parents, if married, MUST be married by the Roman Catholic Church. If the Godparents are single and are not a couple then they MUST have their Confirmation. After all requirements are made, both Godparents and Parents must take a pre-baptismal class. Classes are offered once a month in the Fontana center only. The address of the Fontana Center is 7650 Tamarind Ave. Fontana Ca. 92336. The English class is offered the first Wednesday of every month from 6:30PM to 9:00PM and the Spanish class is offered the first Saturday of the month from 9:30AM to 4:00PM. In order to sign up for the classes you must have already signed up for a Baptism date and met all prerequisites. Sign-ups for the Baptismal classes are made with the Parish Secretary: Mayra Tranquilino at the Fontana center. Please contact her at (909)822-4732.

Required Documentation

  1. Birth certificate of the child
  2. Marriage certificate of the parents (if Married through the Church)
  3. Marriage certificate of the Godparents (if Godparents are a married couple)
  4. Confirmation certificates of the Godparents (if the Godparents are single and not together)
  5. Certificate of Baptismal class from both Godparents and Parents

**All required documentation must be turned in to the Parish office at least two weeks prior to the Baptism date**