Baptism and Baptismal Preparation


Parents are invited to attend Baptism Preparation either before or after the birth of their baby.

The current schedule is shown below.

Please book  with Canon David by email at

Dates for Baptism Preparation 2020

Baptism Preparation takes place in the Parish Centre, Dorset Road after 11.00am Mass at 12.15 pm on these dates and will last for approximately 45 minutes.

Sunday 5 January 2020 for January/February Baptisms

Sunday 8 March 2020 for March/April Baptisms 

Sunday 3 May 2020 for May/ June Baptisms

Sunday 21 June 2020 for July Baptisms 


Dates for Sundays for Anointing and Baptism 2019/20

Anointing takes place at 11:00 Mass at St Edward’s

Baptisms take place after Mass at  12:30 at St Edward’s

Sunday 17th November – Anointing

Sunday 24th November – Baptism
Sunday 12th January – Anointing

Sunday 19th January – Baptism
Sunday 9th February- Anointing

Sunday 16th February- Baptism
Sunday 19th April- Anointing

Sunday 26th April- Baptism
Sunday 10th May- Anointing

Sunday 17th May- Baptism
Sunday 7th June- Anointing

Sunday 14th June- Baptism
Sunday 28th June- Anointing

Sunday 5th July- Baptism
Sunday 19th July- Anointing

Sunday 26th July- Baptism