What we believe about baptism

Baptism initiates us into the Catholic Christian community. We believe that the waters of baptism commit us to dying to our old way of life and being reborn into a new life in Jesus Christ.

Becoming a part of the Church means believing that God the Father sent his Son Jesus Christ to live among us, so that, filled with the gifts of the Holy Spirit, we can live in harmony with each other and enjoy eternal happiness in heaven.

How can I have my child baptised at the cathedral?

Baptisms take place on Saturdays at 1pm.

At present we are only taking baptisms for children who live in parish.

If you want to have your child baptised at St Peter’s, please contact the parish office and arrange a time to call and fill in an application form. 

We require that the child's long birth certificate is brought along when coming to fill in the application form.

If you live outside St Peter's parish and wish to have your child baptised here you will need to bring your own priest or deacon.

Here to help

Our office is here to help everything to go as smoothly as possible, so if there’s anything we can do to help, just let us know.