Sacraments

SacramentalPreparationUPCOMING IMPORTANT SACRAMENT MEETINGS:

Baptism:
For Catholics, the Sacrament of Baptism is the first step in a lifelong journey of commitment and discipleship. Whether we are baptized as infants or adults, Baptism is the Church’s way of celebrating and enacting the embrace of God.

Infant Baptisms are offered the third Saturday of each month (except during Lent).

Please register your child for Baptism by calling the Parish Office during business hours.

If this is your FIRST CHILD being baptized parents must attended a two hour workshop which can be scheduled by contacting Theresa Lisiecki, our Director of Religious Education, at 734-464-4435 or dre@stcolette.net.  Classes MUST BE SCHEDULED at least TWO MONTHS before baptism.

If your are interested in Baptism for yourself, as an adult, or for an older child please contact Theresa at the above number or email address for more information or click here.

First Communion:
Registration has begun for those children who are in 2nd grade or older and have had Sacraments1one complete year of  Religious Education classes.  You can register your child or for more information by contacting the Religious Education office at 734-464-4435 or by email at www.stcolette.net.

Calendar DATES for First Communion Preparation 2017

There will be three meetings that are mandatory before the celebration can be scheduled.  If, for whatever reason the family does not participate in any one or all of these meetings it MUST be made up before the child will be allow to participate in the sacramental celebration.

Meetings are scheduled for:        

  • Meeting #1:  February 8, 2017, 6:30-8pm.  This meeting is for both the Child and Parent.
  • Meeting #2:  March 8, 2017, 6:30-8pm.  This meeting is for both the Child and Parent.
  • Meeting #3:  March 25, 2017, 9:15-12:30pm.  This is a retreat morning for the children but parent help would be much appreciated

Celebration of First Eucharist 2017

    • Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 5:30pm Mass  Rehearsal: April 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm in CHURCH
    • Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 12:30pm Mass  Rehearsal: April 26 at 7:30 pm in CHURCH                                                                                                                                              Families will sign up for preferred Mass at the first meeting, (Feb 8th,).  Registration for First Communion dates are “first come, first served.”

First Reconciliation/Confession:praying hands
The Catholic Sacrament of Reconciliation (also known as Penance) has three elements: conversion, confession and celebration. In it we find God’s unconditional forgiveness; as a result we are called to forgive others.     Calendar DATES for First Reconciliation Preparation  for 2016-17 are:

Meetings are scheduled for:        

  • Meeting #1: Has already happened
  • Meeting #2:  January 9, 2017, 6:30-8pm.  This meeting is for both the Child and Parent.

Celebration of First Reconciliation 2017

    • Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 1:15pm in the Church Rehearsal: January 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm in CHURCH

 

holyspirit-flameConfirmation:
Confirmation is a Catholic Sacrament of mature Christian commitment and a deepening of baptismal gifts. It is one of the three Sacraments of Initiation for Catholics. It is most often associated with the gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Confirmation is typically conferred in the late fall.  Please click here to link to information regarding our present program.

      • If you are an adult who has never been Confirmed, please contact Theresa Lisiecki, our Director of Religious Education at 734-464-4435 or dre@stcolette.net.