Baptism for infants – contact Deacon Bill Vasquez at 619-818-0972 or email at deaconvasquez@gmail.com.

R.C.I.A.  (Baptism for adults) – contact Mike Conroy at 858-278-1507.

Information for Sponsors/Godparents – contact Deacon Bill Vasquez at 619-818-0972 or email at deaconvasquez@gmail.com.

This sacrament is primarily called Baptism because of the central rite with which it is celebrated. To baptize means to “immerse” in water. The one who is baptized is immersed into the death of Christ and rises with him as a “new creature” (2 Corinthians 5:17). This sacrament is also called the “bath of regeneration and renewal in the Holy Spirit” (Titus 3:5); and it is called “enlightenment” because the baptized becomes “a son of light” (Ephesians 5:8).

Compendium Catechism of the Catholic Church, 252