Parents and godparents must attend one preparation session. Godparents must be confirmed, practicing Catholics, according to Church regulations.
Parents should be attending Mass regularly. They should call Beth Glasco at (619) 820-6880 to schedule the preparation session. The date for the Baptism will be set at this time. Only one godparent, of the same gender as the child, is required.
BAPTISM OF CHILDREN 7 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER (RCIA):
Children must be enrolled in the appropriate grade level of the parish religious education program for two years. Godparents must be confirmed, practicing Catholics, according to Church regulations.
Parents and children should be attending Mass regularly. Children will receive Baptism, Confirmation, and First Communion at the Easter Vigil or on Easter morning. Parents, godparents, and the children must attend all rites and ceremonies leading up to the reception of these sacraments. Only one godparent, of the same gender as the child, is required.
BECOMING A CATHOLIC (RCIA):
This program is for adults who have not been baptized in any faith, or who were baptized in another Christian tradition, and for those adult Catholics who have only been baptized.
Baptized Catholics must bring a baptismal certificate.
Those over age 18 should contact Edward Nolan, to begin preparations. Classes begin in August. Adults will make the sacraments needed in order to be received into the Church at the Easter Vigil Mass or on Easter Sunday morning.
FIRST EUCHARIST (COMMUNION):
For children baptized in another parish, a baptismal certificate is required. All children must be enrolled in the appropriate grade level of the parish religious education program for two years.
Children will usually make their Penance (Confession) and First Communion in the 3rd Grade. Children beginning the program in the 3rd Grade or later will receive these sacraments after their second year of preparation.
For those baptized in another parish, a baptismal certificate is required. Youth must be enrolled in parish youth confirmation program for two years. Service hours and attendance at the Confirmation retreat or at special workshops are required. Youth must sign a commitment pledge. Sponsors must attend certain sessions and the rehearsal.
Youth are confirmed between their sophomore and senior years. Parents should contact Fr. Herman or Ed Nolan. Only one sponsor, of the same gender as the youth, is required.
For those baptized in another parish, a baptismal certificate is required.
Those over age 18 who have not been confirmed should contact Fr. Herman or Ed Nolan to begin preparing for this sacrament. Classes begin in August. Confirmation is in the spring of each year.
For those baptized in another parish, a baptismal certificate is required. Any previous marriages must be declared and addressed by the Church. Preparations must begin at least nine months prior to the wedding date.
Contact Alyssa Parada (619) 990-1036 at least nine months ahead of the wedding date.
ANOINTING OF THE SICK:
Please contact Father Herman for anointing.
The Sacrament of the Sick is intended for all those who are ill, who are suffering from a chronic condition, who will be hospitalized, or who need prayers for any physical, spiritual, or emotional healing. This sacrament can be received many times.
ADVENT RETREAT – 12/10-12/12/23
Sunday, Dec. 10 – 5:00 PM with anniversary dinner for Mark Price served, followed by retreat with Mark Price as Saint Joseph.
Dec. 11 – 6:30 PM retreat
Dec. 12 –6:30 PM retreat and Reconciliation service after retreat
Saturday, Dec. 23: Anticipated Masses for 4th Sunday of Advent
5:00 PM – Sycuan
7:00 PM – Viejas
Sunday, Dec. 24: Sunday Mass
8:00 AM – Barona
Sunday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Masses
5:00 PM - Sycuan
7:00 PM – Viejas
10:00 PM – Barona
Monday, Dec. 25: Christmas Day Mass
8:008:00 AM Mass
Sunday, Dec 31: Holy Family Mass
8:00 AM - Barona
10:30 AM – Viejas