Sacraments

Reconciliation (Confessions) & ADORATION of the Blessed Sacrament:

  • Reconciliation is available Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 noon, or Tuesday to Friday 30 min. prior to Daily Mass, or by appointment.

BAPTISM:

  • Baptisms are celebrated every 5-6 weeks. Please contact the parish office (403) 932-2944.
  • For the Baptism REQUEST FORM please click here.
  • We recommend couples take the Baptism Preparation Program prior to the birth of their child. Click here for more information.

MARRIAGE:

  • Please contact the parish office at least six months in advance. For Wedding Guidelines, click here.

VISITS TO THE SICK:

  • We will be happy to visit parishioners who are sick or homebound. Contact: Jim Ward 403-981-8882

FUNERALS:

SACRAMENTS for CHILDREN and YOUTH 2018 - 2019 (See more info for EACH sacrament further down this page):

  • First Reconciliation: Grade Two or older
    ** REGISTRATION: a short Parent Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 19th from 6:30 to 7:00 pm with Registration to follow. Or, if anyone is unable to attend on Sept. 19th, then they may register their child on Saturday, September 29 or Sunday, September 30th following Mass . . . NOTE: Baptismal Certificate (copy or original) MUST accompany the registration form along with $25.00 fee.

    ** CANDIDATES' RETREAT: Wednesday, November 28th from 6:30-8:00 pm

    ** PENITENTIAL SERVICE (First Reconciliation): Wednesday, December 12th at 7:00 pm

  • First Eucharist: Grade Two or older
    ** NOTE: Children starting grade 3 in 2018, who did not receive their First Eucharist in grade 2, will have an opportunity to prepare for and celebrate this sacrament early in 2019.

    ** REGISTRATION: Wednesday, January 30th from 6:30-7:30 pm . . . NOTE: Baptismal Certificate (copy or original) MUST accompany the registration form along with $25.00 fee.

    ** DATES for FIRST EUCHARIST: April 27/28, 2019 or May 4/5 2019 or May 11/12 2019 during the weekend Masses

  • Confirmation:
    ** REGISTRATION: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 6:30-7:30 pm . . . NOTE: Baptismal Certificate (copy or original) MUST accompany the registration form along with $25.00 fee.

    ** COMMITTMENT CEREMONY: TBD
    ** CANDIDATES' RETREAT: TBD

    ** SAINT'S ESSAY due : Thursday, March 7, 2019

    ** WITNESS PROJECT/ESSAY due: Thursday, April 4, 2019

    ** LETTER to the BISHOP, plus Confirmation NAME and SPONSOR'S NAME due: Thursday, April 18, 2019

    ** DATE of CONFIRMATION with Bishop McGrattan: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 7 pm.

ADDITIONAL INFO for FIRST RECONCILIATION (Confession):

ADDITIONAL INFO for FIRST COMMUNION (First Eucharist):

ADDITIONAL INFO for CONFIRMATION:
NOTE: For more information or for questions about any of these sacraments, email: sacraments@stmaryscochrane.ca


SACRAMENTS for CHILDREN 7 Years and Older, Not Baptized:


ADULTS THINKING about JOINING the CHURCH:

NOTE: If you'd like to become involved as a VOLUNTEER on one of the SACRAMENT TEAMS, please visit the "MINISTRIES" page and check out the "EDUCATIONAL" category. We are always looking for help with St. Mary's sacramental preparations: Baptism, First Communion, First Reconciliation, Confirmation, RCIC and RCIA.

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