Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Baptism and Christening Attire
- A baptism or christening garment should be white which signifies purity.
- If the child is to be baptized by immersion, the baby begins the ceremony in clothes that are easy to remove (a gown works well) and then the white baptismal garment is put on the child after the immersion. Don’t worry, your baby’s head will not be immersed during the ceremony.
- Many baptism and christening gowns are selected to be handed down from generation to generation, so selecting a quality garment with timeless styling is important.
- Other heirloom items to consider: a white knit blanket, white bonnet, white socks and booties.