Baptism

Step One – Make Contact

Contact Fr. Jeff Lorig by phone at 402-509-3909 or email at jplorig@archomaha.org.

Step Two – Make Connection

Fr. Lorig will arrange a time to meet and fill out the baptism registration form. 

Step Three – Learn Requirements

Godparent Requirements

  • Have completed the 16th year
  • Be a Catholic who has been confirmed and has already received the Sacrament of the Eucharist
  • Leads a life in harmony with the faith and the role to be undertaken
  • Not be bound by any canonical penalty legitimately imposed or declared (i.e.: divorced & remarried and no annulment received);
  • Not be the Father or Mother of the one to be baptized
  • A baptized person who belongs to a non-Catholic ecclesial community can be witness, but not a Godparent

Baptism Class Requirement

  • First child – Required
  • More than two years since previous class – Required 

Skip to Step Four if…

  • It’s been less than two years since a previous class was taken
  • Family has three or more children 

Step Three-Register Baptism Class

Only register for the class after filling out the Baptism Registration Form with someone from the parish.

Classes are offered several times throughout the month.

Classes last no longer than 90 minutes

Step Four – Schedule Baptism

If a Baptism Class was required, then the Baptism will be scheduled at the end of the class otherwise they’re scheduled when the Baptism Form is filled out.

Baptisms can be scheduled to take place after any weekend Masses (Saturday evening and Sunday Mornings)

Whoever the priest was for the Mass will perform the Baptism – unless

  • There is a preference for a deacon
  • There is a scheduling conflict for the priest