The Sacrament of Baptism

Holy Baptism is the basis of the whole Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit, and the door which gives access to the other sacraments. Through Baptism we are freed from sin and reborn as sons of God; we become members of Christ, are incorporated into the Church and made sharers in her mission.

-Catechism of the Catholic Church 1213

"Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you." - Mt 28-19-20

Parents, thank you for your interest to have your child baptized at St. Rose! Please read the Baptism Information Form document attached below. This will answer 99% of your questions concerning having a baptism at St. Rose's Parish. Next, please print 1 copy of the Baptism Registration Form & 2 copies of the Baptism Godparent Form, and return them completed to Annie Brill in the Parish Office. A baptism cannot be scheduled until these three forms are returned to the office and until after the parents attend the Baptism Class. For any further questions, please contact Fr. Barlett at (816) 324-5700. Thank you. 


Serving the Savannah Missouri area since 1858.  Our parish has a rich history spanning many generations and several church buildings.

The mission of St. Patrick has been caring for the souls of the Forest City area since 1869.


St. Rose of Lima

207 S Hall Ave.

Savannah, MO 64485

Office: (816) ​324-5700

Fax: (816) 324-5726

St. Patrick Mission

303 Grand Ave.

Forest City, MO 64451

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