THE SACRAMENTS

Celebration of the Christian Mystery

BAPTISM

"Baptism is the basis of the Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit (vitae spiritualis ianua), and the door which gives access to the other sacraments.  Through Baptism we are freed from sin and reborn as sons of God; we become members of Christ, are incorporated into the Church and made sharers in her mission: 'Baptism is the sacrament of regeneration through water in the word.'" - CCC 1213

  • Please register for Baptism by contacting the office 3 weeks prior to the Baptism.
  • Parents and Godparents are required to take instructions before Baptism.
  • Godparents must be Catholics in good standing in the Church

See the parish office for more details.

RECONCILIATION

"Reconciliation (PENANCE) - Those who approach the sacrament of Penance obtain pardon from God's mercy for the offense committed against him, and are, at the same time, reconciled with the Church which they have wounded by their sins and which by charity, by example, and by prayer labors for their conversion." - CCC 1422

Confession Schedule

30 minutes prior to every scheduled Mass or by appointment.

CONFIRMATION

"Reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation is the completion of baptismal grace.  For by the sacrament of Confirmation, (the baptized) are more perfectly bound to the Church and are enriched with a special strength of the Holy Spirit.   Hence they are, as true witnesses of Christ, more strictly obliged to spread and defend the faith by word and deed." - CCC 1285 

Please contact the Parish Office for information on how to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.

HOLY EUCHARIST

"Holy Eucharist completes Christian Initiation.   Those who have been raised to the dignity of the royal priesthood by Baptism and configured more deeply to Christ by Confirmation participate with the Holy community in the Lord's own sacrifice by means of the Eucharist.  The Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life." - CCC 1322-1323

Mass Schedule

  • Saturday Vigil - 5:30 pm
  • Sundays - 8:00am; 10:30am; 12:15am;4:30pm, & 8:00pm
  • Mondays through Fridays - 8:30am & 6:00pm (Saturday at 8:30am)
  • Holy Days of Obligation - 6:00pm (Vigil); 8:30am; 12:15pm; 6:00pm

Confession is offered 30 minutes prior to every scheduled Mass or by appointment.

ANOINTING OF THE SICK

"By the sacred anointing of the sick and the prayer of the priests the whole Church commends those who are ill to the suffering and glorified Lord, that he may rise them up and save them.   And indeed she exhorts them to contribute to the good of the people of God by freely uniting themselves to the Passion and death of Christ." - CCC 1499

Mass with the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick - Every First Friday at 7:00 pm

If you are in need of a priest please call the parish office 24 hours a day and you will be put in contact with the priest as soon as possible.

MATRIMONY

"The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring; this covenant between the baptized persons has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament." - CCC 1601

  • Call the Church at least 6 months prior to setting any wedding date
  • Couples must meet with the priest to establish freedom to marry

HOLY ORDERS  

Visit the Vocations Website of the Diocese of Corpus Christi for more information about the Priesthood. (click on link below)