Sacraments


BAPTISM
Call the Parish Office to make arrangements. It is preferred that baptisms take place during the 5:30 pm Saturday Mass or 9:00 am Sunday Mass. Parents must be registered parishioners of St. John Evangelist Parish for at least three months. First-time parents are to meet personally with Fr. Joe.

EUCHARIST
Preparation for school aged children is done through the Religious Education Program. If the candidate is older, please contact the Parish Office for more information.

RECONCILIATION
Opportunities for Reconciliation are available the 3rd, 4th and 5th Saturday of the month at 3:00 pm, by appointment and according to the special scheduling for the Advent and Lenten seasons as published in the bulletin.

CONFIRMATION
This sacrament is available after one reaches the age of 16. Preparation is done through the Religious Education Program. If the candidate is older, please contact the Parish Office for more information.

MARRIAGE
Arrangements are to be made by the couple at the Parish Office at least six months prior to the proposed wedding date. Either the bride or groom must be a registered member of the parish.

ANOINTING OF THE SICK
Catholics who are hospitalized, confined to home or are in nursing homes or assisted living residences are visited and anointed on a regular basis. Parishioners who are ill or elderly may call the Parish Office to be anointed. Communal Anointing of the Sick for those ill or of an advanced age is scheduled after the 5:30 pm Mass on the second Saturday of each month.