Sacraments

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION

Baptism: Parents wishing to have their child baptized are asked to call the Parish Office to register to attend a pre-baptismal instruction held the second Sunday of February, April, June, August, October and December after the 12:00 noon mass. Parents must be registered parishioners for at least 2 months prior to baptism. Baptisms are available on Saturday after 5:30 Mass, and Sunday after 8:30, 12 Noon, and 5:30 pm Masses.

Marriage: The Catholic party registered in the parish must notify one of the pastoral staff at least six months in advance of the anticipated wedding date. Non-registered couples wishing to be married must register and be actively involved in the community for a minimum of two months before instruction may begin. Once begun, the process takes six months. Click for more information http://www.saintchristopherparish.org/index.php/faith-formation/marriage-preparation/

First Eucharist and Reconciliation: Candidates must have completed at least one year of religious education prior to receiving the sacrament. Families must attend all meetings and regularly attend Sunday Mass and religious education classes. Children prepare for First Eucharist and First Reconciliation in second grade.

Confirmation: Preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation is available for youth in grades nine through twelve. Candidates must have regular attendance at classes, attend one retreat, and regularly attend Sunday Mass. Class begin in early November. Under attachments at the bottom of the page we have attached the Confirmation calendar and registration form.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA): Adults wishing to learn more about becoming Catholic should call the Parish Office to schedule an appointment with one of our pastoral associates.

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