The Sacraments

Reconciliation

Fridays 7:15 PM (Spanish).
Saturdays 4:30 PM (English).
Sundays before 1:30 PM Mass (Vietnamese).
Sundays 5:00 PM (Spanish) and (English) or by appointment.


Baptism

Baptism may take place during Saturday Evening or Sunday Mass or be scheduled for other times. Baptism preparation classes are required. To make arrangements for a baptism contact a priest or deacon.

Baptismal Requirements

(Newborns – 6 years of age)
  1. REGISTRATION. The family must be registered -form on file- in St. Mary’s for no less than 2 months.
    • If parents are registered somewhere else, they must present a permission letter from their parish priest in order for the child to be baptized here.
  2. PRE-BAPTISMAL TALK. The Parents and godparents (sponsors) must have attended the pre-baptismal talk before the date of baptism.
  3. SPONSORS. Sponsors must be practicing Catholics and must have received the Sacraments of Baptism, First Holy Communion, and Confirmation. If any of the Sponsors are married, he/she must have been married in the Roman Catholic Church.
  4. DOCUMENTS. Bring COPIES of:
    • Child’s Birth Certificate
    • Sponsor’s Sacramental Certificates:
      • Baptism
      • First Communion
      • Confirmation
      • Marriage (in case he/she is married)


Marriage

Diocesan regulations require that couples must make arrangements with the priest or deacon at least six months in advance. Pre-Marriage instruction is required.


Anointing of the sick

If ill or infirm, please contact the parish office to make arrangements to receive the sacrament.