Phone: 704.536.6520 | Fax: 704.837.8243
8451 Idlewild Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28227

The Sacrament of Baptism


Thank you for making the decision in Baptizing your child!
We cannot wait to make them official members of the Catholic Church!

The following information is to help guide you through this exciting process:

Step 1: Make sure you are registered at Saint John Neumann Catholic Church for at least six months

Step 2: Call the Office or visit the office to sign up to attend a Baptism Preperation Class

Step 3: Pick up or download a copy of the Baptism Register

Step 4: Complete Baptism Register and Turn in to Parish Office or Email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
* Minimum ONE MONTH prior to baptism

Step 5: Attend the Baptism Prep Class

Step 6: Arrive early the day of your child's Baptism

Welcome to the Body of Christ!

Baptism Class Curriculum

For our Baptism Classes we use's "Reborn" Series.

You are more than welcome to sign up on to see the complete series.

Membership for FORMED is FREE using our Parish Code: HVZR7X

Downloadable Forms

Baptism Requirements Form

Baptism Register Form

Godparent Qualification Form

Godparent Baptizing at another Church form

Download, Print, Complete, Turn Into the Office
Download, Print, Complete, Scan, and Email to Office

Information about Classes

The following information is for children ages 0-6 years old. Once the child is 7 years of age he/she must go through one full year of Faith Formation classes before receiving the Sacrament of Baptism. For information on registering your child for Faith Formation classes please contact the Faith Formation Office or check out the Faith Formation page for more information.

Baptism classes are held, in English, on the first Saturday of the month, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon in Austin Hall. Advance registration is required through the Parish Office at 704.536.6520

Baptism celebration is held, in English, on the Second Sunday of the month, at 2:00 p.m.

Baptism classes are held in Spanish, on the third Friday of the month, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in Austin Hall. Advance registration is required through Glenda Lliguicota in the office. Forms can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. More information regarding Spanish baptisms and Spanish forms available here. *No kids are allowed during the Baptism class*

Baptism celebration is held, in Spanish, on the fourth Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. or on the fourth Sunday of the month, at 1:30 p.m.

Please complete the Electronic Form to sign up for an English Baptism Prep Class and English Baptism Celebration.

Godparent Requirement: At least ONE Godparent must be at least 16 years of age and a Practicing - Confirmed - Catholic and provide a Sponsor Qualification Form or Letter from his or her parish stating their eligibility to be a Godparent.

Mass Schedule

Saturday Anticipated Mass (Vigil): 5:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm (Spanish), 5:00pm

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: 9:00am
Wednesday: 6:00pm
Friday: 6:30am
Holy Days: Call Parish Office


Wednesdays: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Saturdays: 4:00pm-4:45pm
And by appointment

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesdays: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Fridays: 7:00am through
Saturday at 8:45am



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St. John Neumann Catholic Church

8451 Idlewild Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28227
Phone: 704.536.6520
Fax: 704.837.8243



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