A Sacrament is a visible sign of an invisible grace, instituted for our justification.
~The Roman Catechism
To receive the First Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Eucharist, please contact the church office.
For infants to be baptized, parents and godparents must attend classes prior to their child receiving the Sacrament of Baptism. Please contact the church office by using the pull-down menu on the navigation bar.
For older children, please contact the church office to arrange for preparation classes.
For adults seeking Baptism, completion of preparation classes are required.
The Sacrament of Confirmation for Youth is a two-year process. Please register with Mrs. Dianne Young to enroll. Comprising weekly classes, weekly attendance at Mass, prayer, Holy Hour, and mandatory retreat, the youth along with their parents and sponsors are required to participate. Sponsors must be Catholics in good standing, age 16 years, confirmed, validly married in the Church, and practicing the Catholic Faith. Each sponsor must fill out a diocesan form confirming their eligibility to be a sponsor.
For Adults, preparation through RCIA is required.
First Holy Communion
For children who have reached the age of reason (7 years), the normal process is to attend a year of formation through Sunday Faith Formation or through the OLPH School taught in Second Grade.
For adults, preparation classes through RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is required. The classes run from June to end of April. Usually, adults receive the First Sacraments at Easter Vigil, the night before Easter Day.