Notre Dame de France - 5 Leicester Place - London WC2H 7BX - charity nr 1177995                English | Français


“To be baptised is to become a child of God and enter the great family of Christians.”

Baptism certificate: need a copy? Please click here.
We will ask for a minimum of £10 contribution towards expenses.

Baptism of Infants (under 4’s)

Different steps of the preparation for the parents:
• Register with Notre Dame de France.

• First session
a group meeting with the preparation team and a priest, (either Saturday 10.30-12.00, or Wednesday 19.30-21.00).

• Second session one-to-one meeting personalised.
• Baptism celebration
Baptism taking place at Notre Dame de France are celebrated at the dates and times shown below.

REGISTRATION (Please allow 3 months for the preparation.)

Step 1: register on our list, (parents + children) by following this link

Step 2: choose a date for the group meeting preparation (one booking per family):

Wednesday 2 September
Saturday 19 September
Wednesday 7 October
Saturday 10 October

Baptism preparation fees £30

Step 3: Date of the celebration

–> Option 1. the celebration will take place in another church

–> Option 2. the celebration will take place at Notre Dame de France, please choose a date below:
(Several of your children will be baptised the same day? Please register each one of them.)

Suggested offering: £50-100 (payment online, and GiftAid, visit our site)

From 1st July 2020, baptism celebrations in the UK are restricted to 30 people per family (celebrant included 30). If the restrictions are still in place in September we will organise one celebration per family and will confirm as soon as possible the time and recommended numbers. 

Saturday 5 September
Sunday 6 September
Saturday 13 September
Saturday 19 September
Sunday 20 September
Saturday 26 September
Sunday 27 September
Saturday 3 October
Sunday 4 October
Saturday 10 October
Sunday 11 October
Saturday 17 October
Sunday 18 October
Saturday 24 October
Sunday 25 October
Saturday 31 October
Saturday 7 November
Sunday 8 November
Saturday 14 November
Sunday 15 November
Saturday 21 November
Sunday 22 November
Saturday 28 November
Sunday 29 November
Saturday 5 December
Sunday 6 December
Saturday 12 December
Sunday 13 December
Samedi 19 December
Saturday 20 December

Baptism of school-aged children

Preparation takes place in 2 possible places:

Aumônerie francophone de Londres
Contact Florence Blagburn
T. 020 7584 3006

• Notre Dame de France – Sunday School
Pour les enfants scolarisés dans des écoles anglaises.

Baptism of adults

Preparation takes a little less than 2 years at Notre Dame de France:
Two meetings a month on Thursday evenings 19.30-21.00 in Maison Pierre Chanel parish centre.

Celebration: Easter Vigil Mass