ARRANGING A BAPTISM OF YOUR CHILD AT ST COLUMBA’S?
Please give at least One Month’s Notice before the date of Baptism to the Parish Priest of St Columba’s/ Our Lady and St John the Baptist church.
Attend Sunday Mass with the child to be baptised for at least four Sundays preceding the date of the baptism and introduce yourself to the parish priest.
Complete a Baptism Application form at the bottom of this page and summit it and the parish priest of St Columba Church, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen will contact you as soon as possible.
Attend a Baptism preparation course to be arranged before the date of the child’s baptism.
If you are not a regular member of St Columba’s Parish, you will be expected to make a minimum donation of £50 for the baptism of your child.
Please endeavour to read the short passage on the significance of the Sacrament of Baptism on this page.
OBTAINING A COPY OF BAPTISM CERTIFICATE?
Please supply us with the full name (including the surname as it was on the date of baptism) of the baptised, and the date of baptism.
Supply us with the full names of parents and Godparents of the baptised. This information will enable us to supply you with the correct record of your baptism from the baptism register.
If you are not a regular member of St Columba’s Parish you will be expected to make a donation to the parish to cover the cost of acquiring the document for you.
SEEKING PERMISSION TO BAPTISE YOUR CHILD IN ANOTHER PARISH?
Please contact the parish priest of St Columba’s Parish in person for a written permission to have your child baptised in a different parish.