Sacraments


SACRAMENTS


 

 

BAPTISMS
Held the third Sunday of each month at 1:30 p.m.  Families are asked to arrive at the church no later than 1:15 p.m. Prayers and blessings will take place as a group.  As each child is baptized, parents, family and guests will gather around the baptismal font.
Please schedule your baby’s baptism by contacting the parish office. Read More...

 


RECONCILIATION
In the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation, also called confession, we meet the Lord, who wants to grant forgiveness and the grace to live a renewed life in him. In this sacrament, he prepares us to receive him free from serious sin, with a lively faith, earnest hope, and sacrificial love in the Eucharist. Read More...

 


EUCHARIST
The Holy Eucharist is a true sacrament, instituted by Christ. Christ is really present in the Holy Eucharist, even when not being received. It is therefore to be honored and adored. The whole Christ is present in either kind and is received by the communicant. For the wheat bread and grape wine are transubstantiated by the ordained priest into the flesh and blood of Christ so that only the appearance of bread and wine remains. Read More...


CONFIRMATION
The Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown chooses 8th grade as the appropriate time for the reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation. All parish eighth graders are invited annually to prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation. If you have any questions, please contact Michele Blate at the Church office. Read More...

 


MATRIMONY
For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and cling to his wife, and the two shall be made into one.” (Ephesians 5:31)
Marriage Preparation: Diocesan law requires a six-month period of preparation for a wedding. This preparation will include the following: Read More...

 


ANOINTING OF THE SICK
Administered by anointing one with blessed oil accompanied by prayer. Only a priest can validly administer the sacrament. Anyone who is experiencing physical, emotional or spiritual health issues, or is gravely ill is encouraged to receive the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick.  Its effect is the strengthening of the soul, often of the body as well, and in the necessary conditions remission of sins. Read More...