(Rite of Christian
Initiation of Adults)
For more information or to schedule an appointment,
call the Parish Office, 215-968-2262.
Fr. Wilson, 215-968-2262, ext. 43
RCIA is designed for those seeking to learn
more about the
Catholic faith, for adults who
have never been baptized and
those Catholics in special circumstances seeking Confirmation and/or Eucharist. RCIA needs volunteers who sponsor participants
in the program. Meetings are Mondays, 7:00-9:30PM, in the Children’s Room at the Main Church.
Celebrated most Sundays each month, 1:00PM, call the Parish Office to make an appointment to register for the Baptism. Pre-Jordan classes, required for parents and godparents,
are the 1st Wednesday of each month, 7:00PM,
Children's Room, Main Church.
Pre-registration is not necessary.
Confessions are heard Tuesdays, 6:30-7:00PM; Saturdays, 4:00-4:45PM and by appointment.
Arrangements must be made at least six months in advance.
Call the Parish Office for an appointment.
Dates, scheduling, rescheduling or canceling
cannot be done by Receptionists. Music Information
Visitation of the Sick or Homebound
Call the Parish Office to notify clergy of hospitalization and to receive the Sacrament of the Sick or Holy Eucharist.
Please call the Religious Education Office,
for more information on the following Sacraments.
Children who are in their second year of Religious Education prepare for this Sacrament of Healing. Parents, as the first teachers of their children, are asked to attend a seminar in October so that together we may guide the children to our loving and forgiving Father.
Children receive this Sacrament of Initiation in May at the conclusion of their second year of Religious Education. During classroom instruction and with take-home assignments, children are educated on the Eucharistic Meal as both a Sacrifice and a Celebration and the special gift it is to us. Information and details for this Sacrament are also covered at the parent meeting in October. Reflection on the Sunday readings at home is encouraged so that the children might come to know our Savior, Jesus Christ.
Confirmation is celebrated in the sixth year of Religious Education. As a reminder of their baptismal commitment, candidates serve their Church, family and community. Candidates study, pray, and reflect during their preparation for this Initiation Sacrament. Attendance at weekly classes and the completion of requirements are an essential part of preparation for Confirmation. An important parent meeting in October covers all necessary information and details pertaining to the preparation and reception of this Sacrament.