Building a Catholic Community of Faith, One Person at a Time

 

Established July 1, 2012

Sacraments

 

Baptism

 

Sessions to prepare parents for the Baptism of their child are scheduled individually.  To make arrangements for a Baptism call the Parish Office at 330-393-9766.

 

RCIA - Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

 

If you are interested in joining the Catholic Church or an adult who was baptized but not raised in the faith or who did not complete the sacraments of initiation (Confirmation and Eucharist), please contact the Parish Office at 330-393-9766.

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation

 

Reconciliation (Confession) is every Saturday before Mass from 3:15-3:45 pm at St. Cyril & Methodius Church, October through March and        St. James Church, May through September..  A Parish Reconciliation service, with individual confession, is held twice a year - Advent and Lent.  Check the bulletin for the date and time of this seasonal service.

 

First Reconciliation (First Penance)

 

First Reconciliation (First Penance) is ordinarily celebrated in mid-January for children in second grade.  Children must have a minimum of one year Religious Education (CCD) Faith Formation sessions.  Contact the Parish Office for more information at 330-393-9766.

 

First Eucharist (First Communion)

 

Children preparing to receive First Eucharist (First Communion) must have a minimum of one year Religious Education (CCD) Faith Formation Sessions.  First Eucharist is ordinarily celebrated in the beginning of May for children in second grade.  Contact the Parish Office for more information at 330-393-9766.

 

Confirmation

   

Students preparing to be confirmed are ordinarily in the eight - ninth grades. Previous Religious Education is required. For information about the Confirmation Program, contact the Parish Office at 330-393-9766.

 

Marriage

 

Couples planning a Catholic wedding should contact the Pastor at least six months to one year in advance.  Please contact the Parish Office at 330-393-9766 for an appointment and to coordinate a date for your wedding. Dates are only scheduled through contact with the priest of the parish.

 

Sacrament of the Sick

 

The Sacrament of the Sick is administered to those weakened by serious illness, prior to a special operation or because of the immediate possibility of death. Please contact the Parish Office at 330-393-9766 for the Pastor.

 

Communion to the Sick

 

Those who are homebound, as well as those at a local hospital, local care facility or hospice facility are visited on a regular basis by parishioners who are specially prepared and commissioned to take Holy Communion to the sick.  Please call the Parish Office at 330-393-9766 to arrange a visit.

 

Orders/Vocations

 

Do you feel that you are being called to serve Jesus as a Priest, Deacon, Brother or Sister?  Call the Diocese of Youngstown Vocations Office at 330-744-8451 or visit their website at www.doy.org.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

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