“Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one
is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter
the kingdom of God.”
                                 ~John 3:5


Greenfield, MA 01301

Image of church

Baptismal Process

1) Contact Father Campoli at

2) Attend two baptismal classes

Call Laurie Tilton at 774-2918 for further information

Qualifications for Godparents

1) Must be Catholic

2) Must be 16 years or older

3) Must have been fully initiated into the Roman Catholic Church (having received the Sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation)

4) Must be in good standing with the Church (if married, must be validly married within the Church, and attend Mass weekly)

5) One female and one male may participate as godparents

The Sacrament of

Holy Baptism is the basis of the whole Christian life,

The gateway to life in the Spirit (vitae spiritualis ianua),

And the door which gives access to the other sacraments.

Through Baptism we are freed from sin and reborn as sons of God;

We become members of Christ,

Are incorporated into the Church and made sharers in her mission:

"Baptism is the sacrament of regeneration through water and in the word." (CCC 1213)

Important Forms

Pope baptising a baby