How do you get baptized into a Catholic Church?

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Talk to your nearest Catholic priest, he will talk to you and tell you what is necessary, in your circumstances, to be baptized.

If you get your son baptized Lutheran is he still recognized by the Catholic Church?

baptism . Short answer: Yes. Longer explanation: your son will be recognized as being baptized into the Christian community. All Christian baptisms are recognized by the Catholic Church.. Longer answer:. His baptism is recognized, as are other Trinitarian baptisms and church marriages, as well. ( Full Answer )

Do you have to be baptized to get married in a Catholic church?

Yes, a Catholic church is only to be used to perform the rites and witness a Catholic marriage. In order to receive a Catholic marriage, one must be a Catholic, which means you must be baptized and in communion with the Church. The Church believes that marriage is a sacrament, a bond that is formed ( Full Answer )

Can a Catholic marry a person who is not baptized in the Catholic Church?

Yes, and the mass may also be held in a Catholic Church, but the non-Catholic getting married may not receive the Eucharist. Answer Yes, if you want to marry someone, you should marry him/'s your life, you're the person getting married, your choice. According to the Catholic Church... ( Full Answer )

Do you have to be baptized to be married in a Catholic Church?

No that's not necessary. If one of the partner is not a Roman Catholic then too you can get married in Church but the matrimony wont be celebrated in mass and you need to promise that your children will be baptised and brought into faith. This is how a non baptized person can get married in a Roman ( Full Answer )

Can a child get baptized in the Catholic Church if the parents are not Catholic?

This is a complicated question which in particular cases should be referred to one's parish priest.. Generally speaking, baptism in the Catholic Church can only take place when the parents of the child are practicing Catholics will share and encourage the development of the faith in their children. ( Full Answer )

Can a non-Catholic become baptized in a Catholic Church?

. Catholic Answer Most certainly. If you are interested in becoming Catholic, you need to speak to the local priest and discuss this with them. You can always stop right after Mass and speak to him for a minute, or call the office during the week and make an appointment.

Does baby need godparents to be baptized in catholic church?

No........but the baby should have a sponsor IF POSSIBLE.. The Sponsor is appointed by the Parents (or Parent), or whoever stands in their place, or failing that, by the Parish Priest or Minister of Baptism. The Sponsor must be at least 16 years of age and a baptised catholic, but in an emergency s ( Full Answer )

Can a child get baptized in a Catholic Church without the mother present?

While it is possible, and while any attempted baptism which takes place outside of the presence of a mother is certainly valid, such an action is usually inappropriate. Usually the context of such a question would be a situation where the parents of a child are separated or divorced. While both par ( Full Answer )

Can you baptize your kids in a Catholic Church but not attend a Catholic Church?

i have a friend who does. no joke, but she has no personal religion, shes just plain christian. ANSWER : Actually, it's done all the time but it's WRONG b/c it's dishonest. On the other hand, Baptism infuses the baby/child's soul with REAL grace that strengthens our souls and DOES, in reality, ( Full Answer )

Can a child of one Catholic parent be baptized in the Catholic Church?

I would first determine is the Catholic party is attending Mass on a "regular" basis. If yes, continue.... ..... If no, ask the parents to delay the baptism until the Catholic party demonstrates a desire to communicate the Catholic faith to the child. One of the questions asked during the i ( Full Answer )

Can a baptized and confirmed Lutheran take communion in a catholic church?

No. The Lutheran church believes that Holy Communion is Christ's body and blood by Real Presence. RP is usually described as "in, with, and under". To overly simplify it: we're not sure how it works, but we're taking it on faith. Roman Catholics believe that the wafer/ unleavened bread miraculously ( Full Answer )

Can a Non Catholic be baptized in a Catholic church?

i am not sure but i don't think so. ANSWER : YES, of course. . .providing he/she has not already been baptized in another Christian Church. The Catholic Church recognizes baptism of most non-catholic Christian churches, except the LDS and Jehovah's Witnesses and maybe a few others.

Can a child be baptized in church of England AND a catholic church?

Yes, but there is no real reason to. Some Catholics do not regard the baptism of a person as valid unless it is carried out in the Catholic church. However, as long as the baptism of a person is carried out in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit (as instituted by Jesus himself at th ( Full Answer )

Can a Catholic baptize someone in the Greek orthodox church?

If a Christian from another denomination decides to be Catholic, he doesn't need to be baptised again because it is pretty much the same baptism in all the denominations, they all follow the same words which Jesus gave. A priest should be the one baptising. Regular people can only baptise in an e ( Full Answer )

Can a child get baptized in the Catholic church if the godparents to be are not Catholic?

Im guessing it would depend on the stance of the parents, godparents or other relatives. ANSWER No. Per RCC Canon law, at least ONE of the Godparents must be a Catholic in good standing (and provide documentation from his/her parish confirming that fact). The role of a Godparent is to assist ( Full Answer )

Can a Catholic single mother have her baby baptized in the Catholic Church?

YES! The Catholic Church would NEVER refuse an innocent child that wishes to become a child of God! Sometimes a priest may DELAY (NEVER deny) a baptism if there is concern about the child being raised in the Catholic faith, but that should not be the case if the mother is Catholic.

Can your baby be considered catholic if baptized in a Methodist church?

I'm afraid not. The Catholic church will consider the baby as a 'Christian' and not a 'Roman Catholic' since they were baptized. It's a valid sacrament in the eyes of the Catholic Church. However you need to talk to the parish priest in the Catholic Church and they'll guide you with more informat ( Full Answer )

Why does the Catholic church no longer baptize by immersion?

Sometimes, nowadays, the Roman Catholic Church actually does baptize by immersion. It has been an option since liturgical reforms after the Second Vatican Council, and many churches built or remodeled since then have rather large baptismal fonts precisely for Baptism by immersion. Nonetheless, in mo ( Full Answer )

Where can you find a Roman Catholic Church that baptizes by immersion?

They are all over the place in the United States. Look for a church that has been built or remodeled since the Second Vatican Council and the liturgical reforms that came afterward, roughly since 1970. Call the rectory and ask, and the priest or other staff at that church will probably be quite happ ( Full Answer )

How long does it take to get baptized in the Catholic church?

assuming that you are baptizing a child, you and the godparents will have to take the necessary classes required by your parish. If you are an adult you will have to attend these classes yourself, and you can expect at minimum four or five classes.

Do you have to be baptized in the Catholic Church to be Catholic?

yes, you have to be baptized in a catholic church in order to be catholic Roman Catholic Answer No, you must be baptized or received into the Church by a priest, if you have received Baptism previously in a protestant denomination and it is valid. If they are not sure of the validity of it, the ( Full Answer )

Does it matter if you are baptized in the catholic ore in the orthodox church?

Act 19:3 NIV - So Paul asked, "Then what baptism did you receive?" "John's baptism," they replied. Act 19:4 NIV - Paul said, "John's baptism was a baptism of repentance. He told the people to believe in the one coming after him, that is, in Jesus." Act 19:5 NIV - On hearing this, they were bapti ( Full Answer )

Do you have to be baptized into Catholic Church to be Catholic?

No, you can be baptized in another church, but will have to attend classes to be received into the Catholic Church ----------------------------------- All people validly baptised by water and by word are made Catholics. They are expected however to receive tuition in the faith of the apostles a ( Full Answer )

Do you have to marry in the Catholic Church to baptize your children?

If you are going to contract a marriage with a person who is not Catholic, and you wish to marry that person in the Church they belong, you may do so provided you have a dispensation. It is not necessary, therefore to marry in the Catholic Church to baptize your children. But it IS necessary to rai ( Full Answer )

Are baptized Catholics responsible for the mission of the Catholic Church?

Yes. According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church 873, people who are baptized have their own part for the mission. CCC 905 states that, "Lay people also fulfill their prophetic mission by evangelization, "that is, the proclamation of Christ by word and the testimony of life."

Why do you have to get baptized in the Catholic Church?

Baptism is the initiation ceremony into the Catholic Church. Our Lord told His apostles to "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit . . . "

Can a child be baptized in the Catholic Church if the parents are gay or lesbian?

Catholic Answer This is a complicated question that can only be answered by theparish priest in charge of the parish in which the child resides.To be baptized there MUST be a well-founded hopethat the child will be raised as a Christian. If the the mother orfather raising the child is a practicing ( Full Answer )

Can a child be baptized in a Catholic Church without parental consent?

No, not under normal circumstances, which is not to say that there might not occur extraordinary circumstances under which it might happen, but that would be up to the pastor, and would be most rare. Church teaching says that parents are the first educators of their child, and that there must be a r ( Full Answer )

What is required for someone to be baptized in a Catholic church?

if a child, under age 8, all that is required is one of parents tobe catjholic and desire to raise child cathiloic, and one godparentwho is catholic and confirmed and at least 16 years old If between 8 and 18 you wouold need to take some religion classesand then be confirmed at some point If over ( Full Answer )

Who can baptize in the Catholic Church?

The Sacrament of Baptism is ordinarily conferred by a bishop,priest, or a deacon with the faculties to do so; however, in thecase of an emergency laypersons (with the right intentions) maybaptize provided an infant or adult is in danger of dying before apriest can be procured, any other person, whet ( Full Answer )