|Second and fourth Sundays at 2:00 PM. Preparation required. Contact the Parish Office at 540-347-2922x201
Mandatory Sponsor Info:
What are sponsors?
Sponsors are witnesses to the Catholic faith who will
pledge support of those who are to be baptized into the faith or who are
seeking full membership into the Church through the sacrament of
What do sponsors do?
They are to see that the person baptized or confirmed in
the faith of the Catholic Church acts as a true witness to Christ and
faithfully fulfills the obligations connected with this membership.
What are the requirements to be a sponsor?
must be sixteen years old or older.
must belong to the Catholic Church and have received
the sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation.
They must be a Catholic in good
standing and obtain a statement of eligibility from the pastor of
their parish. (i.e., a lapsed Catholic or Catholic married outside
the Church may not be a Baptism or Confirmation Sponsor.)
may be either a male or female; one can choose two but
the two must be male and female (e.g. Godparents).
those who were baptized Catholic, but not confirmed, your sponsor
may be one of your Godparents.
may accompany the candidate to special preparation
liturgies and classes.
cannot be your parents.