Sacraments

Sacrament of Baptism:

Baptism Classes are offered for the parents of a child on the first Wednesday of each month in the Rectory at 7:00 p.m.  Godparents are also welcomed to attend the meeting.  Please call the Rectory at 228-875-5419 to register.

Baptisms are performed on the fourth Sunday after the 9:00 a.m. Mass. Baptism class must be attended before scheduling a Baptismal date.

If an older child or adult would like to be baptize, they should call the church office to arrange an appointment to discuss their desire with the priest.

Sacrament of Reconciliation / Confession:

First Reconciliation is offered to children between the ages of 7 & 8 years of age.  The child must have attended preparation instruction prior to receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

First Reconciliation ceremony is celebrated each year during the month of February.

A priest is always available for confessions on Saturdays from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m., after each Mass or  by appointment by calling the church office at 228-875-5419.

Sacrament of Communion:

First Communion is offered to children between the ages of 7 & 8 years of age. The child must have attended preparation instruction prior to receiving the Sacrament of Communion.

First Communion ceremony is celebrated each year on the Saturday before Mother’s Day.

Sacrament of Confirmation:

Confirmation is offered to young adults between the age of 17 & 18 years of age.  Preparation classes begin in the 9th grade at age 14 or 15.  Candidates must attend the preparation classes in order to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.

The Sacrament of Confirmation is celebrated in accordance to the Bishops calendar each year.

Adults interested in the Catholic Faith and possibly being confirmed may attend RCIA classes to help them make that decision.  RCIA classes meet each Thursday at 6:00 p.m. from September through May.

Sacrament of Marriage:

Sacrament of Marriage is arranged between a priest and the couple planning to receive the Sacrament of Marriage.  The couple must contact the priest at least six months in advance of the wedding date.

Couples planning to receive the Sacrament of Marriage must attend a six week marriage preparation class.

Sacrament of the Religious Order: 

Contact your pastor.

Sacrament of the Last Rites:

Contact your pastor to arrange a time by calling the Church office phone number is 228-875-5419.