Sacraments

BAPTISM:

Baptisms are celebrated on Sundays at 1:30 pm. Please call Katie or Trish at the Rectory at 426-1014 or email at  parishadmin@strosechurch.com. Parents celebrating Baptism for the first time are required to attend a pre-Baptism class ; classes are held on the first Sunday of the month at 1:00 pm at the St. Rose Religious Ed office at 38 Church Hill Rd.

1ST COMMUNION, 1ST RECONCILATION

Religious education classes begin at age 4.  First grade is a pre-requisite for First Communion and First Penance. Attendance is required in each grade for reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation in grade 8.

CONFIRMATION: See the 7th/8th Grade or RCIA pages for information on Confirmation

 

MARRIAGE:

The couple is asked to contact one of the parish clergy to make arrangements for a wedding, which must be made at least six months prior to the wedding date. All couples must attend a diocesan sponsored Marriage Preparation Workshop. Weddings can be scheduled on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday at a time convenient to the parish schedule.

HOLY ORDERS:

Contact Rev. John Connaughton
Vocation Director, Diocese of Bridgeport
Rev. Paul Check  Rector, Saint John Fisher Seminary  203-322-5331

ANOINTING OF THE SICK:

Please call the Rectory Office if you wish to receive this sacrament or if you wish to have Holy Communion brought to your home.

An In-Depth Discussion of The Seven Sacraments of the Catholic Church can be found at http://www.catholic.org/prayer/sacrmnt1.html