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About Catechesis & Sacraments

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Sacrament of Penance:  Temporarily unavailable due to COVID-19.

Sacrament of Baptism: Celebrated in private ceremony during COVID-19 pandemic. Parents and god-parents must complete a pre-baptism course, prior to baptism. Please call the office during regular office hours to register.

Sacrament of Marriage: At least six month notice is required. Couples preparing for marriage are asked to speak with the priest before any plans are made.

Sacrament of Confirmation, Eucharist and Reconciliation: These sacraments are usually celebrated during the Spring (Confirmation & Eucharist) and Lent (Reconciliation) every year.  Preparation for the sacraments usually takes places after mass, with meetings starting around the Fall.

This year, because of COVID-19, the 2019-2020 celebrations will take place during the Fall (before Advent). The registration for 2020-2021 is now open, and the 2020-2021 classes will begin mid-November.

For more information, please contact us at sacraments@holyrosarynl.ca.