Celebrating our catholic life

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION

INFANT BAPTISM:
Requirements:

Parents and godparents must attend one preparation session. Godparents must be confirmed, practicing Catholics, according to Church regulations.

Additional Information:
Parents should be attending Mass regularly. They should see Fr. Herman or Ed Nolan to schedule the preparation session. The date for the Baptism will be set at this time. Only one godparent, of the same gender as the child, is required.

BAPTISM OF CHILDREN 7 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER (RCIA):
Requirements:

Children must be enrolled in the appropriate grade level of the parish religious education program for two years. Godparents must be confirmed, practicing Catholics, according to Church regulations.

Additional Information:
Parents and children should be attending Mass regularly. Children will receive Baptism, Confirmation, and First Communion at the Easter Vigil or on Easter morning. Parents, godparents, and the children must attend all rites and ceremonies leading up to the reception of these sacraments. Only one godparent, of the same gender as the child, is required.

BECOMING A CATHOLIC (RCIA):
This program is for adults who have not been baptized in any faith, or who were baptized in another Christian religion, and for those adult Catholics who have only been baptized.

Requirements:
Baptized Catholics must bring a baptismal certificate.

​Additional Information:
Those over age 18 should contact Edward Nolan, to begin preparations. Classes begin in August. Adults will make the sacraments needed in order to be received into the Church at the Easter Vigil Mass or on Easter Sunday morning.

FIRST EUCHARIST (COMMUNION):
Requirements:

For children baptized in another parish, a baptismal certificate is required. All children must be enrolled in the appropriate grade level of the parish religious education program for two years.

Additional Information:
Children will usually make their Penance (Confession) and First Communion in the 3rd Grade. Children beginning the program in the 3rd Grade or later will receive these sacraments after their second year of preparation.

YOUTH CONFIRMATION:
Requirements:

For those baptized in another parish, a baptismal certificate is required. Youth must be enrolled in parish youth confirmation program for two years. Service hours and attendance at the Confirmation retreat or at special workshops are required. Youth must sign a commitment pledge. Sponsors must attend certain sessions and the rehearsal.

Additional Information:
Youth are confirmed between their sophomore and senior years. Parents should contact Fr. Herman or Natalie Kostos. Only one sponsor, of the same gender as the youth, is required.

ADULT CONFIRMATION:
Requirements:

For those baptized in another parish, a baptismal certificate is required.

Additional Information:
Those over age 18 who have not been confirmed should contact Fr. Herman or Ed Nolan to begin preparing for this sacrament. Classes begin in August. Confirmation is in the spring of each year.

MARRIAGE:
Requirements:

For those baptized in another parish, a baptismal certificate is required. Any previous marriages must be dealt with by the Church. Preparations must begin at least nine months prior to the wedding date.

Additional Information:
Contact Fr. Herman at least nine months ahead of the wedding date.

ANOINTING OF THE SICK:
Requirement:

Please contact Father Herman for anointing.

Additional Information:
​The Sacrament of the Sick is intended for all those who are ill, who are suffering from a chronic condition, who will be hospitalized, or who need prayers for any physical, spiritual, or emotional healing. This sacrament can be received many times.

SACRAMENTS

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​Lakeside, CA  92040-1502 

​Phone: (619) 443-3412
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