Anointing of the Sick

  • Administered any time, upon request
  •  On First Friday at 5:00 p.m. Mass

First Communion

  • The child must be at least in 2nd grade, registered in the parish and attending regular CCD classes.  Starting 9 weeks before communion date they should attend 9 classes.
  • First Communion is on Mother’s Day (the second Sunday in May)

First Confession

  • Scheduled before First Communion


  • Parents need to register for Baptism in the parish office (and be registered in the parish as well.)  Parents should make an appointment to meet with the pastor prior to the Baptism.
  • Godparents (as well as parents) should be practicing Catholics and receiving the Sacraments of the Church.  If Godparents are not from this parish or area, they need a note of permission from their pastor to act as Godparents.


  • A couple wishing to get married at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish must meet with the pastor and attend Diocesan preparation classes.
  • A Catholic Couple: The couple must be active, registered members of the Parish.  They need to have made their First Communion, First Confession, and Confirmation and provide proper documentation.
  • A Mixed Marriage: The Catholic party must be an active, registered member of the parish and needs to have received the Sacraments of Communion, Confession, and Confirmation.  The Bishop of the Diocese, through the Parish Priest, gives permission for a catholic to marry a non-Catholic.
  • All Couples: The couple will need to have an interview with the pastor, a prenuptial inquiry, and at least (4) discussion sessions about marriage with the pastor or a delegate.  The wedding rehearsal is normally the evening before the wedding, but other arrangements may be made. Weddings at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church are usually scheduled between 11 am and 2 pm on Saturdays, but other arrangements may be made.


  • A two year program of study is required with confirmation the second Sunday after Easter.