Baptisms at both St Francis of Assisi, Paddington or St Joseph, Edgecliff:

To have your child baptised please contact the Parish Office via email (please click on the contact us button) or by calling 9331 4043 and provide the following information:

1. Your current residential address
2. Best contact phone number
3. The age of your child
4. Your parish church
5. The religious denomination of both parents

All baptisms will be celebrated on an individual basis on a commonly agreed date and time, this can be any day of the week as agreed with the officiating priest. A priest will be assigned once the above details are received.

Bookings must be made no later than six (6) weeks prior to the baptism.  Parents are expected to attend preparation before the Baptism ceremony which will be organised with the priest.

Please note that at least one of the Godparents must be Catholic, the other needs to be Christian.

If you live in another parish you will need to provide written permission from your local Parish Priest to proceed.

Live-streaming is permitted however you must supply your own phone/camera.