The Seven Sacraments

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The Sacrament of Baptism

The sacrament of Baptism is the beginning of life-supernatural life … The Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated each month on the second and third Sunday at 1:30pm.  Baptism class is the last Friday of the month at 7pm. YOU MUST CALL THE CHURCH OFFICE TO MAKE A RESERVATION FOR THE CLASS. To have your child baptized at Saint Francis de Sales Click HereIf you are an adult seeking the Sacrament of Baptism, please visit our RCIA page, and contact James Blankenship.

 

The Sacrament of Reconciliation

Christ, knowing the frailty of human nature, instituted the sacrament of penance to restore to his friendship those who might lose it by sin. Christ said: “Those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do. I did not come to call the righteous but sinners.”
[Confessions are heard in the Parish Education Center in Rooms 107 & 113]
Friday – 10:30 AM*
Saturday – 8 AM* and 3:30 PM*
And anytime by appointment
*Confession time ends when the last person in line is finished.

 

The Sacrament of Confirmation

There is a close relationship between the sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation.While Confirmation is a distinct and complete sacrament in its own right, its purpose is to perfect in us that which was begun in Baptism. We might say-in a sense-that we are baptized in order to be confirmed…
If you are an adult seeking Confirmation, click here for more information, and contact James Blankenship.

 

The Holy Eucharist

The Holy Eucharist is the greatest of all sacraments. The Eucharist is not merely an instrument for the giving of grace-here is the actual Giver of grace Himself, Jesus Christ our Lord truly and personally present… If you are an adult seeking 1st Communion, click here for more information, and contact James Blankenship.

 

The Sacrament of Holy Orders

“I remind you to rekindle the gift of God that is within you through the laying on of my hands” (2 Tim 1:6). “If any one aspires to the office of bishop, he desires a noble task.” (1 Tim 3:1). “This is why I left you [Titus] in Crete, that you amend what was defective, and appoint presbyters in every town, as I directed you” (Titus 1:5)…

 

The Sacrament of Holy Matrimony

Matrimony is defined as “the sacrament by which a baptized man and a baptized woman bind themselves for life in a lawful marriage and receive the grace to discharge their duties.” …
Parish couples must make arrangements at least six months prior to the intended date of marriage. Click here for more information, and Contact James Blankenship

 

The Anointing of the Sick
The Catechism defines the purpose of the sacrament as “the conferral of a special grace on the Christian experiencing the difficulties inherent in the condition of grave illness or old age” (CCC 1527)…
We are privileged to bring Holy Communion and administer the Holy Anointing to the sick and homebound upon request.  Please call the office. 540-338-6381

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