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Baptism

Baptism is the sacrament of faith, the sacrament from which we receive a new life in Christ Jesus. The Holy Spirit makes us new in and through the community. Through this sacrament we are initiated into God's Church.

"Baptism incorporates us into Christ and forms us into God's people. It pardons all our sins, rescues us from the power of darkness, and brings us to the dignity of adopted children, a new creation through water and the Holy Spirit." (The Rites, #1)

What do we require?

  1. We ask the parents of infants/young children to fill out a baptism application form and send it via email or postal mail.
  2. After filling out the baptism form, call the parish office at
    (408) 739-8506 to schedule a meeting with a priest.
  3. Baptismal Preparation Classes are provided for the parents and godparents to help them with their awesome gift and responsibility to share the faith of Jesus Christ with the child God has so lovingly given to them.

To sign up for our Baptism Preparation Classes in English, please contact Dale Vorwerk.

To sign up for our Baptism Preparation Classes in Spanish, please contact Alde Vera.

  1. After completing the Baptismal Preparation Class and all the requirements, the schedule of Baptism may be finalized.

Children and Adult Baptism

For Baptism of children 7 years and older or adults please contact Alde Vera or call the parish office at (408) 739-8506 (at least 2 months in advance).

Baptisms in English are celebrated on the last Sunday of every month at the 10:00 am Mass; while Baptisms in Spanish are celebrated during the third Sunday of every month at the 11:30 am Mass.


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Confirmation

outpouring of the Holy Spirit that seal us as a King, Chrismated as another Christ, and receiving the Gifts of the Holy Spirit


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Eucharist

The source and peak of our Christian Life. Be united with the entire Body of Christ and give us the promise of resurrection toward our eternal life


Reconciliation

Sacrament of healing of our soul, to let the blood of Christ flow through our deprivation and spiritual sickness and heal us to be one again in one Body, cleansed from sins.

Saturdays: 4:00-4:45 PM or by appointment


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Annointing of the Sick

"Is anyone among you suffering? They should pray. Is anyone in good spirits? They should sing praise. Is anyone among you sick? They should summon the presbyters of the Church, and they shall pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord, and the prayer of faith will save the sick person, and the Lord will raise them up.  If they have committed any sins, they will be forgiven." - James 5: 13-15

The Anointing of the Sick is a sacrament of healing, offered to anyone experiencing serious illness, preparing for surgery, or in danger of death. It may be received more than once and the threat of death need not be imminent. Individuals may receive this sacrament upon request by contacting a priest through the Parish Office at (408)-739-8506. If you are unable to get to Church, a priest will be glad to come to you.

Receiving Communion at Home

Parishioners who are unable to get to Church due to illness or age are encouraged to call the parish office to have an Extraordinary Minister of Communion scheduled to come to you.


Marriage

Beautiful sign that unites our brother and sister in a single conjugal love, with total giving of oneself to one another.

Call 408-739-8506 to make an appointment at least six (6) months in advance

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Holy Order

The power of God given to those the apostles and their successors hand over to. To administer sacraments, to shepherd the flocks of Christ Jesus, and to make sure the Good News of the Resurrections be received by those who seek Christ.