SACRAMENTAL DATES AT A GLANCE
2017-2018


INFANT BAPTISM
Baptism is celebrated each month following a formation program. Call the parish office to begin the preparation process.

ADULT INITIATION
Adults wishing to become Catholic are asked to contact the parish as soon as possible, preferably in the early fall of the year.

INITIATION OF CHILDREN
Catholic Initiation of Children includes children in Grade Three and above who are either a) not baptized or b) were baptised in a different Christian denomination. Parents are asked to contact the parish as soon as possible, preferably in the early fall of the year.

FIRST RECONCILIATION
Parent & Candidate Catechetical Meeting:
            Tuesday, October 24th 2017 at 6:30 pm in the church
Registration deadline:
            Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 4:00 pm
Reconciliation Catechetical Session:
            Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the church
Retreat & Rehearsal
            Saturday February 3rd, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the parish hall
First Reconciliation Celebrations
            Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the church

FIRST COMMUNION
Parent and Candidate Catechetical Meeting:
            Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the church
Registration deadline:
            Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 4:00 pm (with First Reconciliation)
First Communion Enrollment Celebration
            Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the church
Parent and Candidate Catechetical Session
            Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 6:30 pm in the church
First Communion Rehearsals at 10 a.m. Sundays
            April 15, 2018
            April 22, 2018
            April 29, 2018
            May 6, 2018
First Communion Celebrations (at 5p.m. and 11 a.m. parish Masses)
            April 21-22, 2018
            April 28-29, 2018
            May 5-6, 2018
            May 12-13, 2018

CONFIRMATION
Parent & Candidate Catechetical and Information Meeting:
            Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the church
Registration deadline:
            Friday, October 13th, 2017 at 4:00 pm.
Enrollment Liturgy:
            During all weekend Masses Nov 4th & 5th, 2017
Preparation Sessions: Wednesday Evenings from 7:00 - 8:45 pm in the parish hall.
            October 25, 2017
            November 1, 2017
            November 8, 2017
            Novermber 15, 2017
            November 22, 2017
            November 29, 2017
            December 13, 2017
Retreat
            Sunday, November 26, 2017 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm in the Hall
Confirmation Liturgy:
            Wednesday, December 6, 2017
            7:00 p.m.

MARRIAGE
Couples are asked to contact the parish at least eight months prior to marriage.


ANOINTING OF THE SICK
Anointing of the sick in home or hospital can be arranged by calling the parish office. Whenever possible, please call before any situation becomes critical. A Catholic priest is always 'on call' for the Brantford General Hospital for emergencies.


Last updated August 19, 2017
Page designed to be viewed at 1024 x 768 pixels
Copyright 2005-2017 St. Pius X Parish, Brantford, ON