Sacramental Program –Restored Order of the Sacraments of Initiation SAINTS AMONG US Reconciliation/Confirmation/Eucharist “The world needs saints. Even as our society becomes more distant from faith and more forgetful of God, it still hungers for joyful witnesses who have been transformed by Christ. At the same time, new generations of Catholics need grace to sustain them in a non-Christian environment. To answer these needs, I have decided to restore the Sacraments of Initiation to their original order, that is, Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist. This will make available every sacramental

The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, based on the Letter of St. James in the Bible, is an anointing with oil and laying on of hands to invoke God's healing grace on the sick. You may receive this sacrament many times as needed. This not the "last rites." People do not die because they've received this sacrament. Please contact Fr. Ron Cattany or call the Parish office for further information (970)535-0721.

The Sacrament of Marriage requires about 8 months of preparation for the couple. The Catholic Church invests in the sanctify of Catholic Marriage by a FOCCUS Inventory, Pre-Marriage Retreat, and an introduction to Natural Family Planning. You will also prepare for your wedding liturgy with the priest. In order to secure the date and place of the wedding events, it is really important to begin this far in advance. The process is designed to enrich the couple's relationship, love, self-understand, and

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text] The sacrament of Confirmation is one of the seven Catholic sacraments of which successful candidates receive the gift of the Holy Spirit Requirements 3rd Graders who have been Baptized and have received their Sacrament of Reconciliation & First Holy Communion. The family must be registered members of the parish. The candidate attends all confirmation preparations classes. Confirmation class Wednesdays 6:00-7:30pm in the church hall. For information please contact Angie McCann [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] The seven sacraments are outward signs instituted by Jesus Christ to impart grace. The Sacrament of Reconciliation continues Jesus' ministry of forgiveness through this celebration of repentance, conversion, and reconciliation with God, with the community, and with one's self. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is a visible sign of God's forgiveness. First Holy Communion is the third of the seven sacraments received after receiving Baptism. At the heart of the Eucharistic celebration are the words of Christ and

Baptism is the first Sacrament celebrated by our Catholic faith. Through the initiation of baptism, all are welcomed into the Catholic faith and receive the gifts to free one from original sin. Requirement: Infants – 7 years old Must be registered members of either Guardian Angels or another Catholic Church for at least three months prior to the Baptism. Attend a Baptism Preparation Interview with our Priest. Attend a Baptism Preparation Class for Parents and Godparents here or in your home parish. Please have that parish send notification that