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Sacrament of Baptism:
Please call the Parish Office to make arrangements for your child's Baptism

Sacrament of Marriage:
Couples contemplating marriage should notify the Parish Office at least 6-9 months before your date to allow for necessary preparations.

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a process to bring non-Catholics into our Faith. If you are seeking information or are interested in becoming part of our faith community please call the Parish Office for further information.

Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick:
Urgent calls will be attended to as soon as possible

Sick, Hospitalized, Homebound: "I am very concerned with attending to the spiritual needs of our parish family, and especially those members who are sick, hospitalized, in nursing homes, or homebound. Due to the privacy laws that now govern hospitals', release of such information, I am asking that you please notify the Rectory or the Parish Office of any family member or parishioners whose spiritual needs I can better serve.

As always, I would appreciate the names of anyone who can benefit from the program of our parish community and they will continue to be published in our bulletin. - Fr. Joe"

MASS INTENTIONS: You may request a Mass in memory of a loved one, for a special occasion or simply for a special intention. Call or come into the Parish Office to make your request. You may also drop it in the collection basket. If you want a secific date, please arrange at least 4-6 months in advance. Mass intention suggested donation is $10.00 each. Mass cards are also available.

PARISH MEMBERSHIP: You must be a registered member of the parish to receive Baptism, Holy Communion, Confirmation, Marriage and to receive Sponsor certificates/letters from Fr. Joe.
Anyone who is not registered is asked to contact the Parish Office. You will recieive a very warm and friendly welcome.

STEWARDSHIP: Envelopes have been issued to all registered families in the parish. To ensure proper credit to your account, please use your envelope. We can only credit those accounts for which we have an envelope. Loose checks, loose money, etc. are considered Loose Money and is counted as Loose Mone, meaning no one receives credit for it. Only parishioners who use their envelopes are credited with contributions to the parish.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION AND CONFIRMATION: Classes for Religious Education and Confirmation normally begin in the Fall. Please contact the Parish Office for further information

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