For your first child, if he/she is seven years old or younger you are required to attend a baptismal preparation session.  The classes are Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm to 9:00 pm at St. James Church. The cost for the preparation session is $20.

If your child is older than 7, please see our RCIC or RCIT programs.

You are encouraged to take classes prior to your child being born.

A Baptism Registration Form must be handed into the parish office before the start of the session.

*NEW* as per Diocesan guidelines ~ Additional documents required:
> Child’s birth certificate
> Mother’s and/or Father’s Baptismal certificate
> Godparent(s)’ annotated Baptismal certificate (includes Confirmation information)

The dates of the sessions are as follows:

  • Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 @ 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, January 20th, 2018 @ 1:00pm (special date/time)
  • Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 @ 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 @ 6:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 @ 7:00pm

Baptisms are held on the second and fourth Saturdays (5:30pm mass) and Sundays (11:00am mass) of every month at St. James, Okotoks and during the 9am Mass at St. Michael’s, Black Diamond.


Please contact the Parish Office for further details.