Sacraments

BAPTISM - Infants, Children 0—6 years

Baptism Preparation for parents must be completed prior to Baptism date. Arrangements for baptism are to be made at least two months before the Baptism date.
For more information, please call the Parish Office at 248-477-7470.

FIRST RECONCILIATION for Children

Preparation for children includes both home and classroom study processes. It is parish policy that children be enrolled in religious education for two years before the reception of the sacrament. The Coordinator provides details about the process for Elementary Education during the school year.
Call Mary Taylor at 248-476-7677 ext. 201, for more information.

FIRST COMMUNION for Children

Preparation for children is accomplished in the second grade and includes both classroom and home study work. It is a parish policy that children be enrolled in religious education for two years before the reception of the Sacrament. The Coordinator provides details about the process for Elementary Education during the school year. The Pastor on a case-by-case basis handles adult preparation for the sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist, Reconciliation and Confirmation.
Please call Mary Taylor if you require further information.

CONFIRMATION for School-aged Children

Preparation for 7th and 8th grade children includes both home and classroom study processes. It is a parish policy that children be enrolled in religious education for two years before the reception of the sacrament. The Coordinator provides details about the process for Confirmation during the school year Confirmation is celebrated for 9th grade in the fall of each school year.

SACRAMENT OF THE SICK

The Anointing of the Sick is celebrated communally every First Saturday of the month at the 9:15 am Mass. The sacrament is also available on an individual basis.
Please call the Parish Office for more information.

MATRIMONY

St. Gerald Parish is pleased to marry registered parishioners. Arrangements for preparation must be made at least six months in advance of the wedding date.
Please call the Parish Office for more information.

SACRAMENTS FOR RECEPTION BY ADULTS

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) - Adult Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist

Would you or someone you know want to become a full member of the Catholic Church?
The St. Gerald RCIA group meets each week on Thursdays.
For more information, please contact:
Timothy Westfall at 248-476-7677 ext. 202
or
Fr. Kris at 248-477-7470