Baptisms are held every
Sunday after the 12:00 noon Mass. Parents are expected
to attend an information and instruction session before
the Baptism of the child. The instruction is held the
second Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the
School Library. Godparents must be practicing
Catholics, age 16 or older, have already received the
Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist, and,
if married, married in accord with Catholic Church Law.
Click here for the Baptismal Registration Form.
Click here for more info on baptism.
Penance is administered on Saturdays, 9:00-9:30 a.m.
and 3:30-4:30 p.m.. Also, one can make an
appointment with one of the priests.
Matrimony: Diocesan Common Policy requires nine to
twelve months advance notification of the priest or
deacon and attendance at marriage preparation.
Anointing of the Sick: Please notify the Church Office
when a member of the Parish is in the hospital or if
someone is unable to attend Mass and wishes to receive
After their general annual meeting in 1991, the
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued the following decree on December
In addition to Sunday, the days to be observed as holy
days of obligation in the Latin-rite dioceses of the
United States, in conformity with Canon 1246, are as
- January 1, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.
- Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter, Solemnity of
- August 15, Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed
- November 1, Solemnity of All Saints.
- December 8, Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.
- December 25, Solemnity of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus
Whenever January 1, August 15 or November 1 falls on a Saturday
or on a Monday, the precept to attend Mass is abrogated.
This decree of the USCCB was approved and confirmed by
the Holy See and became effective January 1, 1993.