Anointing of the Sick

The Church teaches that the Anointing of the Sick is one of the Seven Sacraments of the Church. In the Christian Testament, the Letter of James states that “The sick are to be anointed in order to raise them up and save them.” Anyone who is seriously ill, facing surgery, near death, or even advanced…

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Baptism

Baptism is the door to life and to the kingdom of God. Christ offered this first sacrament of the new law to all that they might have eternal life. He entrusted this sacrament and the gospel to his Church when he told his apostles: “Go, make disciples of all nations, and baptize them in the…

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Confirmation

Confirmation, together with Baptism and Eucharist, form the Sacraments of Initiation that are all intimately connected. In the Sacrament of Confirmation, the baptized person is “sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit” and is strengthened for service to the Body of Christ. The prophets of the Old Testament foretold that God’s Spirit would rest…

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First Eucharist

First Eucharist is normally celebrated in the second grade but children in grades 3 or 4 might also celebrate the sacrament. The Parent Meeting for children in grades 2nd, 3rd, & 4th will be October 5th, 2015. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated prior to First Eucharist. Children will celebrate this sacrament during class time…

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Reconciliation

Good Teacher, What Must I Do? One day a wealthy young man approached Jesus (cf. Mk 10:17-22; Mt 19:16-22; Lk 18:18-23). He asked, “‘Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ Jesus said to him, ‘Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. You know the commandments: “you…

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Weddings

Marriage arises in the irrevocable consent which each partner freely bestows on and accepts from the other. This intimate union and the good of the children impose total fidelity on each of them and argue for an unbreakable oneness between them. Christ the Lord raised this union to the dignity of a sacrament so that…

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