Sacrament of Baptism
All parents presenting a child for Baptism are to attend a one-evening preparation program. This program offers an opportunity to meet other parents and to understand more fully the choice you are making in sharing the gift of faith with your children. Classes are held on the second Thursday of January, February, March, May, June, July, September, October, and November. To attend a class and for class times, call Jeanne Clifton at the Parish Office (661-6565).
Sacrament of Eucharist
The reception of First Eucharist is open to all students in 2nd Grade and older. Parish celebrations are held in the spring of each year. Registration for preparation and celebration is available through the Parish Religious Education Office, Kim Abele (661-6565)
Sacrament of Penance
Children in 2nd Grade and older participate in a special First Reconciliation/ Confession Service in November. Registration for preparation is available through the Parish Religious Education Office, Kim Abele (661-6565)
Sacrament of Confirmation
Each year students in 7th Grade through 18 years of age are invited to enroll in the preparation program for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Candidates will share in class instructions, spiritual formation, and Christian witness. Candidates are required to participate in service projects. For more information about preparation and for service opportunities call the Parish Office (661-6565).
Sacrament of Marriage
Engaged couples are to contact the Parish Office as soon as they begin to plan for their marriage and at least six months in advance of their desired wedding date. No date should be set or reception hall reserved until the couple has met with a priest or deacon of the church. Couples are expected to participate in the Marriage Preparation Program.
Sacrament of Holy Orders or Vocations to the Consecrated Life
Persons interested in becoming priests, deacons, sisters, or brothers should contact the Pastor (661-6565), the pastoral associate (661-6565), or the Archdiocesan Vocation Office (421-3131) for more information.
Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick
Please contact the Parish Office to receive the Anointing of Sick. This sacrament is for anyone who is seriously ill or anticipating surgery. Each fall the Sacrament is administered at the weekend masses for those experiencing ill health due to advanced age, long-term physical illness, or emotional difficulties. Healing Masses/Services in the Roman Catholic Charismatic tradition are held the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 pm.