Sacraments

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Baptism: Are celebrated monthly on Sunday afternoon at either parish. Please contact the inter-parish office at 568-8280 for more information.  At OLGH: Baptisms are celebrated at 1 PM, At St. Theresa, following the 11:30 AM Mass (12:30 PM).


Confirmation:  Confirmation is celebrated once a year, usually during the Easter Season. OLGH & St. Theresa offers a two year program, beginning in Grade 8. 


Penance: This sacrament is offered on Saturday afternoon from 3:30 until 4:15 PM at the church where the Saturday Vigil Mass is offered. OLGH: October- May, St. Theresa: June- September.  


Anointing of the Sick / Last Rites:  The sacrament may be celebrated at any time for someone who is seriously ill. Call the rectory at 568-5272.  


Sacraments of Vocation - Marriage:  The sacrament of marriage is celebrated throughout the year. In order to properly prepare for this sacrament, a couple must contact the parish nine to twelve months prior to the anticipated date.  Required preparations include a “Pre-Cana” conference and interviews with the pastor or deacon.


Holy Orders:    Any man interested in discerning the call to the sacred priesthood should contact the Diocesan Office of Vocations (831-8011) or speak with Father McMahon.