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8912 South Gate Avenue, South Gate, CA 90280, United States             (323) 563 - 3522          info@sthelencc.org

2018
Baptism Dates
Pre-Baptismal
Class Dates
January 27, 2018
January 25, 2018
February 17, 2018
February 15, 2018
March 17, 2018
March 15, 2018
May 05, 2018
May 03, 2018
June 16, 2018
June 14, 2018
July 21, 2018
July 19, 2018
August 11, 2018
August 09, 2018
September 15, 2018
September 13, 2018
October 13, 2018
October 11, 2018
November 17, 2018
November 15, 2018
December 08, 2018
December 06, 2018


CLASSES ARE 2 HOURS LONG

Pre-Baptismal Class Registration

IF YOUR CHILD IS NOT BEING BAPTIZED AT ST HELEN AND YOU ONLY NEED TO TAKE THE CLASS:

IT IS REQUIRED FOR YOU TO REGISTER A WEEK PRIOR TO THE CLASS

Minimum $35.00 Donation per person is required

Infants and Children Baptisms

Infant Baptisms are for newborns and children up to 6 years of age.  If your child is 7 years old or older, please contact the office of Religious Education for special guidelines that need to be followed in order for the child to be baptized.  Their telephone number is (323) 569-9550

Pre-Baptismal Information


Baptismal Requirements

English baptisms are celebrated once a month at 9:00 am. The next available baptismal and corresponding pre-baptismal class dates are shown to the right.  The child must be registered at least two weeks prior to the selected baptismal date.  Please bring the following to the Parish Office:


  1. Child’s birth certificate or hospital certificate showing parents’ names 
  2. An official picture identification from either parent
  3. A minimum donation of $80.00


If the Godparents are a couple, they must have been married through the church.  If they are single, they must be practicing Catholics who have received the sacraments of initiation. Parents and Godparents must attend the mandatory pre-baptismal class on the date and time specified.  If you do not attend the class, you will not be on the baptismal eligibility list.

Pre-Baptismal Classes

English pre-baptismal classes will be held at the office of Religious Education on the date indicated to the right at 6:30 pm.The office of Religious Education is located at:


9314 Madison Avenue
South Gate, CA 90280