Sacraments

Sacraments of Initiation

Sacrament of Baptism

Parents must register their child for baptism. Pre-baptism meetings must be attended prior to the celebration of the sacrament. Godparents must be fully initiated in the Catholic faith and present a Certificate of Eligibility.

Sacrament of Holy Eucharist

Adults: Enroll and attend classes in the parish RCIA program (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults.)
Children: Enroll and attend classes in the parish Religious Education program. Please call the Religious Education Office for more information

Sacrament of Confirmation


Adults: Enroll and attend classes in the parish RCIA program (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults.)
Children: Enroll and attend classes in the parish Religious Education program (see Religious Education page.)

Sacraments of Healing

Sacrament of Reconciliation


Saturdays at 11AM in the Church in the reconciliation room is below the stained glass window of Mary Queen of the Universe in the Right Transept (closest to the door for the handicapped entrance).
Reconciliation can also administered by request.
For first Reconciliation: Enroll and attend classes in the parish religious education program.

For examine of conscience, please visit the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ site at http://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/sacraments-and-sacramentals/penance/examinations-of-conscience.cfm

Some helpful documents:
Examination of Conscience based on the Ten Commandments

Examination of Conscience in Light of Catholic Social Teaching and

En Español

Examination of Conscience for Children

Examine of Conscience for Children Ages 7 – 14

Examination of Conscience for Young Adults

Examination of Conscience for Single People

Examination of Conscience for Married Persons

Sacrament of Anointing


Anytime upon request in the home of the sick. An annual Mass of Anointing is celebrated. Communion to the sick and homebound: a priest or Extraordinary Minister of Communion from the parish will bring communion to those parishioners confined to home. Please notify the parish center when someone is ill or admitted to the hospital.

Sacraments of Service

Sacrament of Holy Orders

Men who feel called to the priesthood or diaconate are asked to contact one of the parish priests, contact the Vocations Office of the Archdiocese of Newark at 973-497-4365, or visit the Archdiocese of Newark’s Vocation Website.

Sacrament of Marriage


The couple should contact a parish priest at least one year before the desired date for the marriage to insure proper preparation for the sacrament.