Baptism

Through Baptism we are made members of the Church, belonging to the one Body of Christ, adopted children of God. In Baptism the gates of heaven are opened as well as all other Sacraments of the Church. 

 If you would like to have your child baptized, please contact the cluster parish office at 319-648-2331.

 Adults who wish to be baptized in the Catholic Church do so through a process called the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). Through reading of the Scriptures, participation in the community, and works of service, catechumens grow in their faith in Jesus Christ and discern their call to become Catholic Christians.  The process is tailored to each person's own faith journey, but usually culminates in baptism, Eucharist and confirmation on Easter Vigil. Contact the cluster parish office at 319-648-2331 for more information.