Thank you for bringing your children to be baptized in Holy Name Church. Your openness to the grace of the Holy Spirit, and your desire to have your children blessed by God and become part of the church, is a beautiful witness to everyone. We are here to welcome you and to invite you to be more a part of this family, the church.
For infants and young children: please contact the Rectory Office to begin making arrangements and to schedule an appointment with a Priest or Deacon. You will need to provide a copy of the child’s birth certificate.
For school age children, teens or adults, Christian Initiation follows the OCIA process, also called the Catechumenate, for those thinking about joining the Roman Catholic Church by celebrating Baptism, Confirmation and/or first Eucharist: inquiries may be made by calling the Religious Education Office.
Penance – Reconciliation
Confessions are heard in the Church on Saturdays from 5 p.m. – 5:20 p.m., and at other times by appointment.
Holy Communion & Confirmation
Children are prepared to receive these Sacraments through our Religious Education program. information. Adults are prepared to receive these Sacraments through the OCIA program. Please contact the Religious Education Office for more information.
Engaged couples should call the Rectory for an appointment with one of the priests or deacons at least six months in advance of the sacramental celebration.
The privilege of serving God’s people as a priest, permanent deacon, religious sister or brother is personally fulfilling and spiritually exciting. Anyone who feels they might be interested in the priesthood, diaconate or religious life should speak to a parish priest.
Pastoral Care of the Sick – Anointing of the Sick
Call the Rectory to arrange for a minister to bring the Eucharist to someone homebound or in the hospital. In cases with those of the faithful whose health is seriously impaired by sickness or old age, please contact one of the priests to celebrate the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.