Preparation for Sacraments
The first step is to set up a conference with one of the priests of the parish to begin the paperwork and the rest of the marriage preparation. The date and time of the wedding will be reserved by the priest, but not finalized until the couple has completed the marriage preparation requirements.
Baptisms are normally scheduled for one of the Sunday Masses on the weekend of the third Sunday of the month.
Godparents and parents are required to register for and attend a baptism session (class) (usually held on the first Saturday of each month - registration can be done through our parish secretary - 408-245-5554, ext 20
Becoming Catholic (RCIA)
The process of joining the Roman Catholic Church is known as the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). The Catechumenate, as it is often called is a process by which people are prepared for acceptance into the Christian faith. The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is a faith journey which consists of four distinct stages.