All posts tagged: Christening

Preparing for your child’s Baptism in Dubai

*Please visit St. Mary’s Catholic Church website for any changes. September 6 marked one of the important event in our lives, our daughter Chloe Isabelle received the Sacrament of Baptism at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. We were absolutely clueless on what are the procedures in having our daughter baptized here. Basic information on what you need to do is available here but I wanted to talk to someone who actually had it done here. Luckily my friend Lanie had their daughter Elise baptized here, so there I was bugging her everyday. Today I’m sharing with you what procedures/steps we did to have our child Baptized here in Dubai. 1) Attend Baptism preparation seminar. Visit church website for any changes. The Baptism preparation seminar is held on the Second Friday of every month from 8.30 am till 10.00 am in the mini hall. Parents and God-parents MUST attend this seminar before requesting Baptism for their child. It is recommended that parents attend the seminar before the birth of their child. (as of June 2014) You don’t need to get prior registration …