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Sacraments

Sacraments

Baptism

This Sacrament identifies us and sanctifies us with Christ.  We offer preparation for parents of children,
as well as preparation for adults to receive this sacrament of initiation. 
Please contact the parish at least three months before the baptism of your child.  

See also:  RCIA program for adults.

 


 

First Eucharist

The preparation process for First Eucharist consists of grade-level Faith Formation sessions starting in
September and completing sessions both at the parish level and at home. Children must be in at least
the 2nd Grade. Preparation also includes attending a parent/child retreat scheduled in March on a
Saturday from 9-noon, completing 5 hours of service in the community, attending Mass weekly. 
First Reconciliation is celebrated at the end of the Retreat.

The Sacrament will be celebrated as a group in early May.

 


 

First Reconciliation

The preparation process for First Reconciliation consists of participating in the grade-level
Faith Formation starting in September and completing sessions both at the parish level and
at home. Children must be in at least the 2nd Grade. Preparation also includes attending a
parent/child retreat scheduled in January on a Saturday from 9-noon, completing 5 hours of service
in the community, attending Mass weekly, and attending the First Reconciliation Celebration in February.

 


 

Confirmation

The preparation process for Confirmation consists of having participated in and completing the 7-8th Grade program, or the equivalent thereof, starting in September and attending the twice monthly sessions at the parish, and the required sessions at home with their sponsors. Youth must be in at least the 9th Grade.

Preparation for Confirmation is held on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month from September through April. Completing 20 hours of service in the community, attending Mass weekly, completing 2 home assignments with their sponsor, and attending the Confirmation Rite in March/April are all a part of the process of preparation for Confirmation.

 


 

Marriage

Couples are asked to call the parish at least six months prior to a proposed wedding date. 
There are also various engaged retreat opportunities available.

For information about retreats for engaged couples, click here.

 

 


 

Anointing Of The Sick

In this Sacrament we pray that the sick be healed in body, in soul, and in spirit. 

We offer Anointing of the Sick and/or Elderly after Masses on the first weekend of the month.
Persons who are seriously ill or injured are invited to call the parish office to arrange for an anointing. 
Family members are encouraged to be present.

 

 


 

Holy Orders

For those discerning a call to ordination as a priest, visit http://www.10000vocations.org
For those discerning a call to ordination as a permanent deacon, click here.