How to have your child baptized:

St. Hilary Parish is pleased to welcome new additions to our parish community. Congratulations and may God’s blessings continue to fall upon your growing family!

This page is designed to help you with the procedures for having your child baptized at St. Hilary Parish.

Please follow the steps that are outlined below.

    • Please read the entire page and the documents found below, under Helpful Links (Pre-Baptism Registration Form and How to Choose Godparents)
    • Contact Beth Rado at 330-867-1055 ext 206 or to schedule an appointment.
    • Once the completed Pre-Registration Form and Sponsor Certificates are received in the parish office, you will be contacted to schedule a date for baptism.
    • Attending a Baptism Preparation Session is required for parents with the addition of their first and second child.


Sessions are from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in Meeting Room 1 of the Spiritual Center. Upcoming dates are:

August 7, 2017

October 2, 2017

February 5, 2018

April 23, 2018

June 4, 2018


Note:  During Lent we do not baptize as a sign of our solidarity with the Catechumens who are moving toward the Easter Vigil when they will be baptized.