What are the requirements for each Sacrament?
SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM
The Diocese of Sacramento requires that parents and Godparents must participate in the baptismal preparation program prior to the baptism being scheduled.
Parents must contact the Parish office to register for the baptismal preparation program and should be prepared to provide the office with Information regarding the Godparents.
The baptismal preparation program consists of 2 classes which are held on Wednesdays at 7:30 PM in the Narthex.
In addition to the baptismal classes, you will need to contact the Parish Office to meet with the Pastor two (2) months prior to the Baptism day. Baptisms are usually held on the 3rd Saturday at 10:00 AM in the church, or within the Mass as determined by the Pastor.
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION/CONFESSION
Saturdays 3:45 PM—4:45 PM
Or by Appointment, please contact the Parish Office.
SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION
Parishioners who have not been confirmed, but who would like to complete the third initiation into the Catholic Church, please contact the Parish Office.
SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY
Parishioners wishing to partake in the Sacrament of Marriage at Divine Mercy Catholic Church will need to contact the Parish office, at least six (6) months before the planned ceremony for additional information and to register for the Marriage Preparation Program.
ANOINTING OF THE SICK
Parishioners in need of receiving the Anointing of the Sick, please contact the Parish Office.
SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION
Parishioners, who have not received their 1st Holy Communion and would like to do so, please contact the Parish Office.
SACRAMENT OF HOLY ORDERS
Those discerning God’s call to be a priest or deacon may speak with the pastor or call the Diocesan Vocation office at 916-733-0258.