The Sacrament of Baptism
As Roman Catholics, we profess that baptism is the gateway to the Christian Religion and to eternal life, holding as it does the first place among the sacraments instituted by Jesus Christ, our Lord. From the beginning the Church has proclaimed to men of good will this news of salvation offered through sacramental signs. Jesus is the face of God to us and baptism tells us that we are the face of Jesus to the world, and to ask for baptism is to first of all, ask for the faith of the Church. In baptism, Christ takes possession of our mind, our heart and we truly do become temples of the most Blessed Trinity in whose name we are baptized. It is the parish community who welcomes us and commits itself to support us on our journey to the Father.
Reservations are to be made with a month or two of anticipation.
El Sacramento de Bautismo
Como Católicos Romanos, nosotros profesamos que el bautismo es la puerta a la religión cristiana y a la vida eterna. Es el primer sacramento instituido por Jesucristo, nuestro Señor. Desde el principio, la Iglesia ha proclamado a los hombres de buena voluntad la noticia de la salvación ofrecida a través de los signos sacramentales. Jesús es la cara de Dios a nosotros y el bautismo nos dice que nosotros somos la cara de Jesús al mundo, pero para pedir el bautismo primero pedimos la fe de la Iglesia. En el bautismo, Cristo toma posesión de nuestra mente, y nuestro corazón y nos convertimos en templos de la Santísima Trinidad en cuyo nombre somos bautizados. Es la comunidad parroquial que nos da la bienvenida y se compromete a apoyarnos en nuestro camino al Padre.
The Sacrament of Holy Matrimony
"A wedding is a day…a marriage is a lifetime".
The Sacrament of Marriage, or Holy Matrimony, is the celebration of the love between man and woman; a public declaration about God; the loving union of husband and wife, who commit themselves to God’s values in life.
The process takes about 6 months.
For more information please call the Parish Office at 951-929-6131
The Order of Christian Funerals reflects a theology and a tradition in which burial of the body has been the principal manner of final disposition of the body. The long-standing practice of burying the body of the deceased in a grave or tomb as was Jesus, continues to be encouraged as a sign of Christian faith. However, owing to contemporary cultural interaction, the practice of cremation has become part of Catholic practice in the United States and other parts of the western world.
The traditional Christian Ritual includes a vigil service, a funeral or memorial mass, and a graveside service.
Anointing of the Sick
The Catholic sacrament of Anointing of the Sick, is a service of healing suitable not only for physical but also for mental and spiritual illness. In the celebration of this Sacrament, the sick are blessed and prayers offered for their health and well being. The Sacrament of the Sick can be administered to any baptized member of the faith.The traditional Christian Ritual includes a vigil service, a funeral or memorial mass, and a graveside service.
A regular Anointing service is held every first Friday of the month.
Reconciliation, First Communion, Confirmation
All candidates for any sacraments and all children in catechism should be using parish envelopes.