At Sacred Heart Parish, Baptisms are celebrated every 1st and 3rd Sunday at 11:15am. Baptism ceremonies are approximately 30mins in duration and may be held in groups of 3 or 4 families.

Parent/Guardians – Parents/guardians are required to attend a Baptism information meeting with the Parish Priest or Assistant Priest prior to the Baptism.

Godparents – At least one Godparent must be a practicing Catholic. You may have more than two godparents if you wish, however only 4 names can be written in the Register.

To Book a Baptism at Sacred Heart Thornlie

  1. Download and complete the Baptism Enquiry Form.
  2. Email the completed form to
  3. The Priest will then contact you to arrange an appointment to discuss your child’s Baptism.

The normal place for a Baptism is your local Parish, however, if you wish to have a Baptism at Sacred Heart, as a courtesy, your local Parish Priest should be informed.