Liturgical Celebrations

Baptism

Arrangements must be made in advance allowing time for an instruction prior to baptism.

Parents seeking baptism at St. Charles must contact the Paster at the Parish Office.

Reconciliation

To qualify for the process of preparation for Reconciliation:

  • Must be Baptized Roman Catholic
  • Must be the age of discretion (about 7 years of age or above)


To be ready to begin preparation a child must also:‚Äč

Have had one year of prior, formal, religious education and
Be currently enrolled in religious education, either in the parish school or in the parish Religious Education Program (REP)

First Communion

To qualify for the process of preparation for First Communion:

  • Must be Baptized Roman Catholic
  • Must be at the age of discretion (about 7 years of age) or above
  • Must have completed a Catholic Reconciliation Program
     

To be ready to begin preparation a child must also:

  • Have had one year of prior, formal, religious education and
  • Be currently enrolled in religious education, either in the parish school or in the parish Religious Education Program (REP)

 

Confirmation

To qualify for the process of preparation for First Communion:

  • Must be Baptized Roman Catholic
  • Must be at least a Junior in High School Must have completed a Catholic Reconciliation Program & First Communion Program and received First Communion



To be ready to begin preparation a child must also:

  • Have had one year of prior, formal, religious education and 
  • Be currently enrolled in religious education, either in the parish school or in the parish Religious Education Program (REP)
  • Have a basic understanding of what it means to belong to the Catholic Church
  • Have begun a friendship with Jesus through prayer
  • Have a desire to be part of the church

 

 

Marriage

Consult the Rectory 6 months prior to wedding.  Couples seeking marriage must attend Enrichment Program.

Guidelines for the Celebration of Marriage

 

 

 

Funerals

Please contact the Pastor through the Funeral Director.