BAPTISMS of infants are normally celebrated at noon on Sundays after the 11:00 AM Mass. Please call the Parish Office to make the necessary arrangements. Adult Baptisms normally take place at the Easter Vigil Mass, at the conclusion of a period of teaching, learning and formation.
HOLY EUCHARIST The Mass is celebrated daily and brought periodically to shut-ins upon request. Children’s FIRST COMMUNION and RECONCILIATION take place in Second Grade after a two year preparation period beginning in Grade One and ending with First Communion in May of Grade Two.
RECONCILIATION Confessions are heard on Saturdays from 4:30PM to 5PM and anytime upon request.
CONFIRMATION is a five semester program starting with Pre-Confirmation sessions in 8th grade and culminating with the celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Fall of tenth grade. Preparation includes classes, guest speakers, field trips, retreats, liturgical participation and parish service.
MATRIMONY Weddings are normally celebrated on Saturdays, are preceded by Marriage Preparation Workshops (Pre-Cana Classes) and informational, planning and documentation meetings with the priest or deacon officiant. These requirements should be taken care of well in advance of the wedding date, no less and preferably more than six months before the scheduled wedding.
SACRAMENT OF THE SICK Anointing with the oil of the sick and/or Last Rites is administered by the parish priest upon request for those terminally or seriously ill, those about to undergo serious surgery, and those chronically ill and weakened by reason of advanced age.
HOLY ORDERS is normally conferred by the Bishop of the Diocese once a year upon those who have successfully completed the required years of seminary education and formation. Eligible men considering the vocation of Priesthood should speak to their parish priest or contact Fr. John Connaughton, Vocation Director at (203) 322-5331 at the Catholic Center. View the diocesan vocation website at Diocese of Bridgeport Vocations or check out the St. John Fisher Seminary Residence on Newfield Avenue in Stamford located on the Trinity Catholic High School campus.