Sacraments are special signs of God's love, they represent an outward sign of an inward reality.

The seven sacraments touch all stages and all important moment of Christian life: they give birth and increase, healing and mission to the Christian's life of faith. The whole liturgical life of the Church revolves around the Eucharistic sacrifice and the sacraments.

Sacraments are organized into three groups

Sacraments of Initiation

  • Baptism
  • Confirmation
  • Eucharist

Sacraments of Healing

  • Penance
  • Anointing of the sick

Sacraments of Service

  • Holy Orders
  • Matrimony


ALL Sacrament Preparation

takes place at St. Michael Parish Hall

on Wednesday evenings

 

First Reconciliation: 

Registration for Fall 2018 First Reconciliation Classes start October 3rd, 2018. Please contact Jeanne Mckay-Rowan at the Parish Office for more information.

 

 First Communion: Spring

Classes resume next Spring 2019.

Classes are for children in grades 2 or 3  only.  Parents of older children are asked to call  the parish office.  First Reconciliation is required  before  First Communion. For more information please call Jeanne Mckay-Rowan at the Parish Office.
 

 

Confirmation: Spring

Classes are complete for 2018. They resume Spring of 2019.

In addition to the above classes Children are required to participate in a Saturday retreat, complete 10 hours of service work. Children must be the minimum age of 11 or in grade 6. For more information please call Jeanne Mckay-Rowan at the Parish Office.

 


Sacraments at St. Michael Parish

Baptism:  Baptisms are celebrated once a month, approximately 8 times a year. Baptisms are always celebrated during mass.  Baptism of Adults and Baptism of Older Children (7 +) see RCIA.

 

First Reconciliation:  Preparation for  First Reconciliation (also called First Penance or First Confession) takes place at St. Michael Parish in the fall.

This Sacrament is usually celebrated when children are 7 years of age, or in Grade 2.

 

 First Communion:   Preparation for First Communion takes place at St. Michael Parish in the new year after Easter on Wednesday evenings.  

This Sacrament is usually celebrated when children are 7 years of age, or in Grade 2.

 

Confirmation:  Preparation for Confirmation takes place at St. MichaelParish in the new year Wednesday evenings. 

This Sacrament is usually celebrated when children are 11 years of age or in Grade 6 .

 

Marriage: Please click on the Marriage link for more information.

 

Anointing of the Sick: Please click on the Anointing of the Sick link for more information.

 

Office Hours:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday to Friday:

   8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. -

   1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Email: stmichael.leduc@caedm.ca