Baptism Preparation

Baptism Preparation at SJA

Pre-baptism classes for families wishing to baptize their children.

With the ongoing difficulties in scheduling meetings, due to Covid 19, Baptism Classes are being scheduled on an "as needed" basis. 
These classes can be conducted either on Zoom or in person. Inquiries about the classes, Baptism, or to schedule a class can be directed to Diana Guritza at 440-552-1046.
 For adult baptism, please visit the Becoming Catholic (RCIA) page.

What is the Sacrament of Baptism?

"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 in the word" (Catechism of the Catholic Church 1213). 
To learn more about how the Sacrament of Baptism incorporates us into the Body of Christ to be sent on a mission, download and read the Baptism Handout from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Contact Us

Baptismal Prep Coordinators 
Deacon Denny Guritza
& Diana Guritza

St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church

496 East Washington Street
Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022
P: 440-247-7183
F: 440-247-2327

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