Arranging a Baptism

baptism1To arrange a Baptism in Rathvilly/Kiltegan Parish please contact Rathvilly Parish Office – Phone (059) 916 1114





Preparation Meeting for Parents
Rathvilly Parish requires parents to attend a preparation meeting before registering a child for Baptism.

Baptismal Ministers
Baptism Ministers have been established in the Parish for over twenty years. They welcome the child on behalf of the Parish.
At present there are about twelve people on the team.Families are contacted by one of the ministers the week before their Baptism is due, to arrange a home visit, to help in the immediate preparation for Baptism.

Dates for Baptism Ceremonies
Please ensure booking is made 4 weeks in advance. Preparatory meeting will take place with parents and Baptismal Group.

Baptismal Certificates
Baptismal Certificates can be obtained from the Parish Office. To facilitate us in our search for your Baptismal Certificate we need the following details as accurately as possible. Please give as much information as you can.

  • First Names
  • Family Name
  • Father’s First Name and Family Name
  • Mother’s First Name and Maiden Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Parish in which you were baptised
  • Your full postal address

The above information can be posted to us at: Parish Office, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow or emailed to: [email protected]