Sacramental Formation

Sacramental Formation includes Baptism Classes, First Reconciliation, First Eucharist, Confirmation, Pre Cana, Marriage and R.C.I.A.

 

Baptism Class for New or First-Time Parents

Baptism is the Sacrament which welcomes all members into the Church!  Traditionally, in the Catholic Church, parents who wish to share their Faith with their children, present their infants for Baptism. To assist new (or first-time) parents raise their children in the Church, St. Jude offers a special...

First Reconciliation

Students who are in the Second Grade (in either St. Jude School or in the P.S.R. program) are prepared to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time in December. Because parents are seen as the primary religious educators of their children, a special...

First Communion

The Sacrament of Eucharist (the second of the Sacraments of Initiation in the Catholic Church) is celebrated for the first time by second graders who attend St. Jude School or P.S.R.  in May each year. The students, who have been prepared at home, by their families, and in the classroom...

Confirmation

The Confirmation program is a process that helps 8th Grade students explore what it means to make a faith commitment and to accept the responsibilities that come with such a decision.

Pre-Cana

Pre-Cana is a program for marriage preparation required of Catholic parishes in the United States.  It is a time of interaction between engaged couples preparing ...

Marriage

St. Jude Parish is dedicated to and happy to help couples begin their marriage with God's blessing.  Please contact the Rectory to meet with one of the priests...

R.C.I.A.

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A.) is a process or journey for initiating persons into the Catholic Church.