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   Although just about every parish in the diocese offers baptism preparation, there is a considerable range among programs in terms of length, coverage, and approach. Nearly every parish can add something to its baptismal prep program that would increase its impact.

    Baptism preparation is one of the few times when we are able to reach a wide range of young adult Catholics whom we otherwise might not see for a while. Because of this, any effort we make at this time can have real benefit. Along with the baptism preparation program and the liturgical event itself, other outreaches and connections can take place in and around the time of infant baptism. 

    During this seminar, which takes place at the Blanchette Catholic Center from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, Dr. Jim Healy will offer the rationale for increased attention to baptism preparation ministry, an overview of the most common baptism programs, and a variety of ideas for enriching your current baptism program. The $10 per person cost covers all refreshments and materials.

    Please pre-register by November 5 by registering Online at https://conta.cc/2vgjQNi 


You may select the link below - Registration Form and either Email, fax or Mail to The Office of Family Ministry:

Upgrade Your Baptism Preparation Program Registration Form

EMAIL:                   familyministry@dioceseofjoliet.org

FAX:                      (815) 221-6089

MAIL:                    Office of Family Ministry

                            16555 Weber Road

                            Crest Hill, IL 60403

   If you have any additional questions, please call The Office of Family Ministry at (815) 838-5334.