Sacraments

Baptism
The Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated at the weekend Mass that the family usually attends.  One of the parents must be a registered parishioner and attendance at a Baptism preparation class is required. Contact the Parish Office at (641) 628-3078.

Reconciliation
The Sacrament of Penance is celebrated every Saturday at 4:00 pm or by appointment. Communal Penance Services are held twice yearly. First Reconciliation is celebrated in second grade and usually in January.  To schedule an appointment or for more information contact the Parish Office at (641) 628 – 3078.

First Holy Communion
The Sacrament of First Holy Communion is celebrated on a designated weekend in May.  Attendance at First Communion classes is required. Contact Carol Laughlin at (641) 628-3078

Confirmation
The Sacrament of Confirmation is celebrated annually for high school juniors. Preparation is a year long process that involves an in-depth study of the power and presence of the Holy Spirit and emphasizes the importance of Christian maturity. Attendance at confirmation preparation classes is required. Contact Carol Laughlin at (641) 628-3078

Weddings
The Sacrament of Matrimony is to be arranged at least 9 months before the proposed wedding date. One of the engaged couple must be registered in the parish and be a practicing Catholic.  All couples are required to complete all parish and diocesan requirements for marriage including counseling sessions and the sponsor couple program. Contact the Parish Office at (641) 628-3078

Anointing of the Sick
The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick is done by appointment with the priest.  Contact the rectory or Parish Office at (641) 628-3078