Sacramental Information

Celebration of the Sacraments

Bible

Eucharist:

See Home page for Mass Schedule.

Reconciliation:

Saturday at 9:00 - 9:30 am, or call for an appointment. January - June at St. Joseph. July - December at St. Mary’s.

Marriage:

Active parish membership of 6 months is required before a wedding date may be set.

Baptism:

Please call the parish office 2 months in advance.

Anointing of the Sick:

Please call the parish office anytime.

Initiation

Infant Baptism:

Celebrated both in and outside of the weekend Eucharistic Liturgies. Parents participate in one baptismal preparation class and a home visit by a member of the pastoral team.

First Eucharist:

The family-focused formation involves a combination of at-home preparation, parent preparation and child classroom preparation taking place normally when the child is in 2nd grade. Children celebrate the Sacrament in their parish of membership regardless of the day school they attend. Contact IPRF

Confirmation:

Students in grades 11 and 12 participate in a process of discernment which includes information, community involvement, reflection and prayer. Sponsors play an active and vital role. Children celebrate the Sacrament in their parish of membership regardless of the day school they attend. Contact IPRF

RCIA:

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is open to all adults who are unbaptised, those who want to become Catholic, and those who have received baptism but have yet to receive the other initiation Sacraments. The RCIA process is pastorally implemented by a team of parishioners and pastoral team members, sponsors and parish companions. Those to be fully initiated and received into the Church celebrate the Sacraments at the Easter Vigil.

Healing

First Reconciliation:

The family-focused formation involves a combination of at-home preparation, parent preparation and parish celebrations. Families of Grades 2-5 children are welcomed into the process each Fall. Children celebrate the sacrament in their parish of membership regardless of the day school they attend. Contact IPRF

Anointing of the Sick:

The Sacrament is celebrated per a personal or family request. Also, the Sacrament is celebrated within the context of Liturgy once a year.

Vocation

Marriage:

The process of marriage preparation includes approximately two sessions with a pastoral team member as well as several sessions with a FOCCUS couple (married couples from the parish who process the FOCCUS instrument with the engaged couples). The engaged couple also participates in a marriage preparation day titled "Two Lives Really Do Become One" sponsored and implemented by married couples of the parish.

Holy Orders:

Please see the Diocese of Green Bay.