Baptism - helping your child get the most from life

This flexible short course is designed to inform, inspire and stir discussion amongst parents.

Each session lasts approximately 45 minutes (including short times of sharing) and can be, if necessary, incorporated into a single session.

The course includes input from David Payne (Director of CaFE), Archbishop Vincent Nichols and numerous parents and children.

Session 1

Wanting the best for your child
Naming your child
The signing of the cross
Celebration of God's Word
The intercessions
Prayer for exorcism and anointing

Session 2

Profession of faith
The baptism
Chrism and the white garment
The lighted candle
The Lord's Prayer
The blessings
After the baptism

Suitable for: Sacramental Preparation and Parenting.




    • Faith Formation

      The Joy of Hope
      The Gift Course
      Strength to Strength - the practical benefits of daily prayer
      Saints - helping us today
      Believe - Reflections on the Creed
      Boxset - RCIA
    • Sacraments

      The Sacraments - Marriage
      The Sacraments - Holy Orders
      The Sacraments - Initiation
      Baptism - helping your child get the most from life
      First Holy Communion and Reconciliation
      This is My Body - experiencing the power of the Mass
    • Youth

      Boxset - Youth
      Deeper: Why Jesus?
      Plugged In - Youth CaFE
      Amazing Gift: An Instructional Mass
    • General Resources

      Let It Be
      Global Healing Course
      Beloved Disciples
      The Big Picture Course
      A Touch of Heaven
      Bargain Courses
    • Single Items

      Let It Be Book
      Strength to Strength Book
      Head to Heart
      Dare to Believe Book
      Alive Book
      GoodNews (quarterly) Magazine