Sacraments

Baptism

Baptisms are celebrated on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at 1pm. Godparents are expected to be practicing Catholics who are able to present a certificate of eligibility from their parish. Parents and godparents are required to watch a preparation video in advance of the Baptism.

Please call Claire Harbeck, Pastoral Associate, to schedule a Baptism. 732 741 1714 Ext 20


First Penance, First Eucharist, Confirmation

Children are expected to receive a Catholic upbringing primarily within their families, to attend formal religious education classes, and to participate regularly in weekend worship in the church in the years prior to receiving these sacraments.

Please call Kristen Brindley, RE Administrator, to enroll your child in our Religious Education program. 732 741 1714 Ext 23


Reconciliation

This sacrament is celebrated every Saturday from 3:45pm-4:15pm or by appointment with the parish office.


Marriage

The sacrament of marriage requires a lot of spiritual preparation, planning and organizing. In accordance with the Common Policy of Marriage sponsored by the Bishops of New Jersey, engaged couples are asked to make wedding arrangements with a priest or deacon at least one year in advance of the wedding date. The bride or groom is expected to be a registered parishioner who is regularly practicing his or her faith.

Please call Claire Harbeck, Pastoral Associate, to schedule a Marriage. 732 741 1714 Ext 20


Ministry to the Sick

Please notify Carolyn McCarthy, Parish Secretary, of any elderly, homebound, or sick people who wish to receive Holy Communion and/or the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.

If you are a hospital patient, please notify the chaplain’s office or have a family member call Carolyn at 732 741 1714 Ext 10, indicating that you would like a pastoral visit.

On night or weekends, in case of an emergency requiring a priest, call 732-784-3127.