Sacraments Overview

Sacraments are an experience the grace of our Lord. We, at St. John, are excited to help on your journey to the reception of those sacraments.



We look forward to celebrating the Sacrament of Baptism with your family and welcoming a new member to our faith community! Please complete the Baptism registration form below and return it to the Parish Office to get started. We will be in touch to walk you through the process. Frequently asked Baptism questions

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Confirmation strengthens us to defend the faith and to spread the Gospel courageously. – Pope Francis Confirmation preparation begins in 9th grade with a year of faith formation in the parish High School Youth Ministry or in a Catholic high school. The immediate preparation for confirmation the following year is traditionally in the 10th grade in conjunction with an additional year of faith formation.

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Anointing of the Sick

“Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and have them pray over them, anointing them with oil in the name of the Lord.” James 5:14 Thus, from the earliest years of the church, we have called upon the Lord through the community to assist those who are ill …

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First Reconciliation

“Confession is an act of honesty and courage–an act of entrusting ourselves, beyond sin, to the mercy of a loving and forgiving God.” -Saint John Paul II–September 14, 1987 Homily Preparation for youth grades 2-12 We support parents as the primary catechists of the children in our sacrament preparation, which is completed independently from faith …

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Congratulations on your decision to commit yourselves to each other in holy matrimony! May the Lord bless and sustain your love for each other. “The intimate partnership of married life and love has been established by the Creator and qualified by His laws. It is rooted in the conjugal covenant of irrevocable personal consent.

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Holy Orders

Becoming a priest or a man or woman religious is not primarily our own decision…. Rather it is the response to a call and to a call of love.” —Pope Francis, Address to Seminarians and Novices July 6, 2013 From the moment of Jesus’ conception in the womb of Mary until his Resurrection, he was …

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First Eucharist

The celebration of First Eucharist is a great joy for families and the parish. The preparation for children begins after their preparation for First Reconciliation. Please contact Amy Spessard to inquire about the preparation for this sacrament. Learn more about the Faith Formation bundle.



Our prayer in your loss. May the love of God and the peace of the Lord Jesus Christ bless and console you and gently wipe every tear from your eyes; In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, Amen! Please know that our prayers are with you, especially …


Becoming Catholic

Discover a beautiful faith in the Catholic Church To talk to someone at St. John please contact Joe Swiss Frequently asked questions about becoming Catholic What is OCIA? OCIA, or Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, is the process by which interested adults undertake a journey of conversion leading to initiation into the Catholic …