Parish Baptisms are offered for children ages Newborns to 5-year-olds. If the child (or children) has reached 6 years of age, they must complete the sacrament of Baptism through the Parish Religous Ed. Program. Please refer to our 'CCD/P.R.E.P' page under 'FAITH FORMATION'. For adults looking to complete the sacrament of baptism, please refer to our 'R.C.I.A' page under 'FAITH FORMATION'.


Due to the ongoing situation concerning COVID-19 in the state of New Jersey and for the safety and well-being of our parish community, BAPTISM sign-ups will be changed. To sign a child up to receve the sacrament of BAPTISM, please call the PARISH OFFICE to speak wth a PARISH SECRETARY.


For future updates on BAPTISMS, please continue to visit the parish website under the News & Bulletins page, the Baptism page, or by contacting the Parish Office and speaking with a Parish Secretary


It is recommended to call 3 months in advance to schedule an appointment.

When coming in for your appointment, please remember to bring all the required documents. Missing documentation may result in your appointment being rescheduled.

Once the assigned Pre-Baptismal classes have been completed (or a letter of class completion is handed in), you will be given a date for the Baptism Ceremony.

Classes must be completed in advance of the Baptism Ceremony date.


The required documentation includes:


- Birth Certificate of Child (or children).

- Godparent(s) Certificates ( This includes Catholic Marriage Certificates for married godparents/ Communion & Confirmation Certificates for godparents who are single and live alone/ Sponsorship eligibility letters/ Baptismal Class completion letters)

- Parish Permission Letters ( This includes permission letters to attend classes in our parish if you come from outside of O.L.G Parish and Permission letters to have your child's baptism in this parish if you come from outside of O.L.G Parish) 


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Parish Office Hours

Parish Office: St.Mary of the Lake
MON- FRI : 9AM – 4PM

(732) 363-0139
43 Madison Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Parish Office: St.Anthony Claret
MON- FRI : 9AM – 5PM

(732) 367-8486
780 Ocean Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Religious Education Office: Holy Family
MON – FRI : 9AM – 5PM

(732) 363-0139  Ex.(241)
(732) 363-3043
1139 E County Line Rd, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Cemetery & Mausoleum Office:
MON – FRI  : 9AM - 3PM

1 Honey Locust Drive, Lakewood, NJ 08701

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43 Madison Ave. & 780 Ocean Ave.

Lakewood, NJ 08701

732.363.0139 & 732.367.8486

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