Sacraments

Baptism

Baptisms normally takes place on Sunday, the Lord's Day, either at the 11:30 Mass or at 1:00 PM.  Parents should contact 
the Parish Secretary soon after the child is born to make arrangements (including participation in the parish's Baptism class). Please click here to review the Church's requirements for those who would serve as Godparents.

Confirmation

Each year, on Pentecost Sunday, the Bishop of Wilmington confirms Catholic adults who for various reasons were not confirmed as children or adolescents.  If you are an adult Catholic who has never been confirmed, please contact the Pastor.

In addition, each year young parishioners between the ages of fourteen and eighteen are given the opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation if they have not already done so.  Please contact the Director of Religious Education for more information. Also, please click here to review the Church's requirements for those who would serve as confirmation sponsors.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Every Saturday: 3:15 to 3:45 PM; Saturday mornings: 9:15 to 10:00 AM (Lent Only); the sacrament is also celebrated by appointment contact the Parish Office.  


Holy Eucharist

Click here for Schedule of Masses

First Holy Communion is celebrated on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi and is meant for children seven years of age and older who have not yet begun to receive Holy Communion.  Please contact the Director of Religious Education for more information.

Eucharistic Adoration

Adoration takes place on the first Friday of each month following the 8:00 AM Mass; Benediction takes place on those days at 9:15 AM.


Sacrament of the Sick

Please inform the Parish Office about Parishioners who need this sacrament as early in the illness as possible.  


Holy Matrimony

Please contact the Parish Office at least one year in advance of the date on which you wish to be married and prior to making any arrangements for a reception.  The Diocese of Wilmington has a twelve-month preparation program for engaged couples.


Holy Orders (Priesthood and Diaconate)  and Religious Life

If you believe you have a vocation to priesthood, religious life or the diaconate, please contact Fr. David Kelley, who serves as Director of Priestly & Religious Vocations for the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington.  Click here to visit the website of the diocese's Office of Priestly and Religious Vocations.