In this section you will find preparatory and other pertinent information about preparation for the following sacraments:
Baptism welcomes us into the Church and immerses us into Christian life. It marks out spiritual rebirth as daughters and sons of God.
Eucharist celebrates our life together as a community. It is the central act of worship for Catholics. In the Eucharist, Christ is most profoundly present in the Church, which gathers to hear the Word of God and to share the nourishment of Christ’s Body with on another. Eucharist is celebrated by the entire community at all mass times. Eucharist is also celebrated daily.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation, sometimes referred to as “confession” celebrates God’s mercy and helps us to experience divine forgiveness. It enables us to return to spiritual health in the family of God, to forgive ourselves and to become reconciled with others.
Confirmation is traditionally celebrated in the Fall of 9th grade. A minimum of two years of formal education prior to celebration of the Sacrament is required.
Matrimony joins two people in marriage for a lifetime of dedication to each other’s well-being and the well-being of their children and the community.
Holy Orders is a sacrament of service by which some are called by God to lead and serve the Church and the world as priests.
Anointing of the Sick
Anointing of the sick celebrates and reminds us of God’s compassion and helps us to experience spiritual — and sometimes physical — strengthening when we are ill.