Sacraments

Baptisms: We do baptisms every Saturday and Sunday, with a few exceptions.  On Saturday, we do baptisms at 11 AM.  On Sunday at 2 PM.  Parents must call the Parish Office to reserve a date and make arrangements to participate in a Baptismal Preparation session, which is offered in English and Spanish.

First Holy Communion: Children who are in first grade in school are encouraged to be part of our Religious Education Program.  It is required to have at least two years of religious education before receiving this sacrament.  Classes begin in September and end in May.  Registration is open during the summer.  Please call the Parish Office for details.

Confirmation:  Chidren who are in seventh grade in school are encouraged to be part of our Religious Education Program. It is required to have at least two years of religious education before receiving this sacrament.  Clases begin in September and end in May. Registration is open during the summer.  Please call the Parish Office for details.

IMPORTANT:  Children who are older and have not made their First Holy Communion or been confirmed can also be part of our program.  They do need to do two years of religious education before receiving a sacrament. Only exception is High School age. If you have children in this age group, please enrol them in our special High School Religious education for an intensive course that lasts one year and will end with the reception of the sacraments.

Older than 7 and not baptized? No problem. Our Rite of Christian Initiation is designed to work with children or adults who have not been baptized.  Please call our Parish Office for details.

Reconciliation:  We have a confessor available every Saturday from 4 PM to 4:45 PM. If you wish to speak with one of our clergy for counseling outside this time, please call the Parish Office.

Weddings: Couples intending to be married in the Catholic Church must call the Parish Office to make an appointment with one of our clergy at least 6 months prior to the intended date of marriage.  Whatever your situation is, just give us a call and we will assist you.

Anointing of the Sick:  anyone who is sick, homebound, in a hospital, getting ready for a surgery, or suffering from an emotional illness, is encouraged to call our Parish Office to arrange a visit by our clergy to receive this sacrament.  This is NOT a sacrament reserved for those with a terminal condition.  Please call us with any questions.

Holy Orders:  Do you think you have a call to serve the Lord and his people in a special way?  Do you feel called to the diaconate or the priesthood?  Please contact one of our clergy to get preliminary information on pursuing a religious life.  Our clergy is available through the Parish Office.