(Canons 849 - 878)
"Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you....."
All persons, without exception, are candidates for the reception of the Sacrament of Baptism. Infants and children, younger than seven years of age will be initiated using the Rite of Infant Baptism. Call the Parish Office at (956) 464-3331 for more information.
Children, age seven and older (minors), who are requesting the Sacrament of Baptism need to be initiated through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults as adapted for children. Adults, nineteen and older, must be initiated through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Completion of the required preparation for this sacrament through the RCIA process is necessary.
Requirements for entering the RCIA for CHILDREN (this is a two year program):