The Seven Sacraments of our Faith
From the Catechism of the Catholic Church...1213 Holy Baptism is the basis of the whole Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit (vitae spiritualis ianua), and the door which gives access to the other sacraments. Through Baptism we are freed from sin and reborn as sons of God; we become members of Christ, are incorporated into the Church and made sharers in her mission: "Baptism is the sacrament of regeneration through water in the word.". To learn more about Baptism, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church or the Catholic Encyclopedia . (see also Chrismation in the Catechism of the Catholic Church .... 1242 .... 695 ... 1289 )
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From the Catechism of the Catholic Church...1422 "Those who approach the sacrament of Penance obtain pardon from God's mercy for the offense committed against him, and are, at the same time, reconciled with the Church which they have wounded by their sins and which by charity, by example, and by prayer labors for their conversion.". To learn more about the Reconciliation, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church or the Catholic Encyclopedia .
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From the Catechism of the Catholic Church...1285 Baptism, the Eucharist, and the sacrament of Confirmation together constitute the "sacraments of Christian initiation," whose unity must be safeguarded. It must be explained to the faithful that the reception of the sacrament of Confirmation is necessary for the completion of baptismal grace. For "by the sacrament of Confirmation, [the baptized] are more perfectly bound to the Church and are enriched with a special strength of the Holy Spirit. Hence they are, as true witnesses of Christ, more strictly obliged to spread and defend the faith by word and deed.". To learn more about Confirmation, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church or the Catholic Encyclopedia .
Daily Mass: Tuesday to Friday - Check the Bulletin
English Sunday Mass: Saturday 5:00 PM, Sunday 9:00, and 10:30 AM
Polish Mass Sunday at 12:00 noon
Holy Day Mass: see Bulletin
Communion to the Sick: Please contact our Pastor if you or someone is ill and requires communion to be brought to them.
From the Catechism of the Catholic Church...1322 The holy Eucharist completes Christian initiation. Those who have been raised to the dignity of the royal priesthood by Baptism and configured more deeply to Christ by Confirmation participate with the whole community in the Lord's own sacrifice by means of the Eucharist.
1323 "At the Last Supper, on the night he was betrayed, our Savior instituted the Eucharistic sacrifice of his Body and Blood. This he did in order to perpetuate the sacrifice of the cross throughout the ages until he should come again, and so to entrust to his beloved Spouse, the Church, a memorial of his death and resurrection: a sacrament of love, a sign of unity, a bond of charity, a Paschal banquet 'in which Christ is consumed, the mind is filled with grace, and a pledge of future glory is given to us.'". To learn more about the Holy Eucharist, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church or the Catholic Encyclopedia .
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From the Catechism of the Catholic Church...1601 "The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring; this covenant between baptized persons has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament.". To learn more about Matrimony, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church or the Catholic Encyclopedia .
Anointing of the Sick
Please contact our Pastor if you or someone you know is in hospital, elderly or chronically ill and requiring the Sacrament.
From the Catechism of the Catholic Church...1499 "By the sacred anointing of the sick and the prayer of the priests the whole Church commends those who are ill to the suffering and glorified Lord, that he may raise them up and save them. And indeed she exhorts them to contribute to the good of the People of God by freely uniting themselves to the Passion and death of Christ.". To learn more about Anointing of the Sick, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church or the Catholic Encyclopedia .
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From the Catechism of the Catholic Church...1536 Holy Orders is the sacrament through which the mission entrusted by Christ to his apostles continues to be exercised in the Church until the end of time: thus it is the sacrament of apostolic ministry. It includes three degrees: episcopate, presbyterate, and diaconate. To learn more about Holy Orders, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church or the Catholic Encyclopedia .