Religious Ed.


Thank you for taking this important step in you/your child's life.

Baptisms are scheduled at St. Basil the Great Parish on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month at 12:15 PM by prior arrangement.  There are occassional exceptions to this, so please confirm the date of your/your child's Baptism prior to inviting your family/friends.

Please be sure you contact us to register for Baptism.

To request Baptism at St. Basils, you will need to:

  1. Be a registered parishioner here at St. Basil's Parish.  If you are not registered at St. Basil's,   permission from your home parish is required. If you are not registered at St. Basil's, you may click here for more information on becoming a member.  If you wish to join at St. Basil's please do so prior to scheduling a Baptism.
  2. Complete and submit the Baptismal Request form either online or by mailing it to the parish office. 
  3. Sign up for  and complete pre-Jordan preparation. Registration required. You may contact the rectory at 610-933-2110 or to register. If you attended pre-Jordan other than at St. Basil's, proof of attendance is required. Upcoming dates for pre-Jordan classes are listed below. Plese register for Pre-Jordan in advance.
  4. Select godparents.  Catholic Godparents must submit letters of eligibility from their home parishes.  
  5.  Be sure to submit all necesary paperwork 2 weeks prior to your scheduled date of Baptism.

We will be in touch with you to confirm your request.

Upcoming dates available for 2015 Baptisms 

June 7, 14 and 21

July 5 and 19

Aug. 2 and  16         

Pre-Jordan Classes 2015

All  Pre-Jordan Classes are held in the Parish rectory, on the corner of  7 Stars and Kimberton Rds.

Registration for Classes is required.

May 24 - postponed - please call the office to arrange Pre-Jordan        June 28 - 12:15 PM

July 26 - 12:15 PM                                                                                  Aug 30 - 12:15 PM


If you would like to have a baptism at St. Basil's:

Please submit the form by clicking here or print out and mail in the form found here.
All documentation  must be received 2 weeks prior to hold the desired date.

Click here to review the Godparent Qualifications and Procedures

Click here for more information on The Sacrament of Baptism

Thank you.  We look forward to welcoming your child into the Catholic faith.