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 National
Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB) of the United
States issued the following decree on Dec. 13.
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
- Jan. 1, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.
- Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter, the Solemnity of
- Aug. 15, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed
- Nov. 1, the Solemnity of All Saints.
- Dec. 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.
- Dec. 25, the Solemnity of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus
Whenever Jan. 1, Aug. 15 or Nov. 1 falls on a Saturday
or on a Monday, the precept to attend Mass is abrogated.
This decree of the NCCB was approved and confirmed by
the Holy See and became effective Jan. 1, 1993.