ST. MARY

Catholic  Church and School 



Baptism

Baptism preparation is required. Please call the church office to make arrangements. Both parents are asked to attend. Godparents are also asked to make arrangements for preparation. Click the form below. 




Reconciliation

Confessions will be heard Wednesday evening at 5:00pm and Sunday Morning at 8:30am in the Chapel. Call the church office for appointments. Reconciliation services are held during Advent and Lent. All parishioners are encouraged to attend.


First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion

In accordance with Diocesan guidelines, participation in formal religious education for two years (usually 1st and 2nd grade) via St. Mary's Catholic School or Wednesday religious education classes is required. In addition, the child and at least one parent are required to attend Family Sessions once a month throughout the second year of preparation. Contact the DRE.


Confirmation

In accordance with Diocesan guidelines, participation in formal religious education for two years (8th and 9th grade) is required. In addition, the youth will receive a special prepartation and instruction in the Sacrament of Confirmation. Contact the DRE.


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults(RCIA)

Adults inquiring into the Catholic faith or Catholics needing the Sacraments of Confirmation and/or Eucharist gather to learn the basic teachings of the Catholic Church. If one feels called to be received fully into the Catholic Church, through the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism or Profession of Faith, Confirmation, and Eucharist). Contact the DRE.


Rite of Christian Initiation of Children (RCIC)

Prepares children over the age of reason (seven years of age), who have not been baptized or children baptized in another denomination and wish to become Catholic for the Sacrements of Initiation (Baptism or Profession of Faith, Confirmation, and Eucharist). Contact the DRE.


Marriages

If you are planning your wedding, you should contact the church office at least 6 months before the proposed date of marriage. 


Anointing of the Sick

If you need the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick please call the office. If you are home-bound and would like to receive the Sacraments please call the office.


Donations

Donation cards for memorials or special occasions (birthdays, anniversaries, graduation) are available at the church office. Gifts may be designated to St. Mary's Catholic School Fund or St. Mary's Catholic Church. For more information please call the church office.