Infant Baptism Infant Baptism is celebrated on the first or second Saturday of the month for infants through children age 6. The baptism celebration will be at 9 am or 10 am depending on whether the rite will be in English or Spanish. Infant baptism instructions are given on the Wednesday before the Saturday celebration at 6 pm in the church office and are required for parents and godparent(s). The child's state birth certificate is required and godparent(s) sacramental certificate. For more information or to register, please call the parish office.
Religious Education Religious Education sessions for children in grades Kinder though high school are offered on Sunday mornings from 10:30-11:30 am in the school building. The sacraments of First Penance/Reconciliation/Confession and First Eucharist/Holy Communion is offered to children beginning in third grade who have been baptized and have attended faith formation sessions the previous year (consecutive). Confirmation is offered in high school and is a two-year program with the celebration in their second year. The candidate for Confirmation must be baptized, has celebrated First Reconciliation and Holy Communion. Saturday Vigil/Sunday Mass attendance is the primary sacrament preparation.
Preparation for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist may require additional session times. 2021-2022 Registration for Religious Education Sessions to include on-going faith formation, sacrament preparation, and Christian Initiation for children, youth, and adults will begin on Sundays, August 1st, 8th, 15th, & 29th after the 8 am, 9:30 am, & 12 pm Masses under the church patio depending on weather conditions. At these registration times, we will be asking if you live in our parish boundaries (Zip code 78212), if you belong to our parish, and the reason for your coming to this parish for the religious education of your child.
2021-2022 La inscripción para la Educación Religiosa que incluye las clases regulares de los diferentes grados, la preparación sacramental y la Iniciación Cristiana para los niños, los jóvenes y adultos comenzará en los domingos, 1, 8, 15 de agosto y 29 después de las Misas de 8 am, 9:30 am y 12 pm. Estaremos en el patio de la iglesia, dependiendo de las condiciones climáticas. Cuando se registren, nos gustaríamos preguntar los a ustedes si viven en nuestra parroquia (el Zip code 78212), si pertenecen a nuestra parroquia y la razón por la que vienen a esta parroquia por la educación religiosa de sus niños.
Adult Confirmation Adult Confirmation is offered on Thursday evenings, ten sessions in total, from 6-7:30 pm in the church office for adults 18 and older. Contact the church office for more information.
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is offered on Thursday evenings from 6-7:30 pm in the church office for the unbaptized, baptized Catholic wanting to complete their sacraments of initiation (Holy Communion and Confirmation), and for the baptized Christian wanting full communion into the Catholic Church. These sessions are also available to the baptized Catholic who wants to know more about their faith. Contact the church office for more information.
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a process adapted for children age 7 through adulthood with different days and times depending on registration. Contact the church office for more information.
Sacrament of Matrimony Sacrament of Matrimony: contact the church office six months prior to the date of wedding.
Quiceañeras Young ladies must be faithfully attending Religious Education sessions. Contact the church office six months prior to the celebration.