Sacrament Policy

 

The Parish Council, Education and the Liturgy Commissions of St. Peter Parish, LaPorte Indiana has adopted the following policy for the reception of the Sacraments of the Catholic Church.

 

BAPTISM- For parents who wish to have their child baptized into the Catholic faith. The Baptismal Program meets four times a year: For information or registration contact Fr. Joseph A. Angotti   362-6186.

 

RECONCILIATION- For students who are 7 years old or older and attend the Faith Formation Program.  One-year prior formation is necessary.  Sacrament will be administered during the Lenten Season.  Participation in Reconciliation program for both student and parent is required.

 

EUCHARIST- For students who are 8 years old and older and attend the Faith Formation Program.  One-year prior formation is necessary.  Sacrament will be administered during the Easter Season.  Participation in the Eucharist program for both student and parent is required.

 

CONFIRMATION- For students who are 13 years old and older and attend the Faith Formation Program.  Two years prior formation is necessary.  Sacrament will be administered based on Bishop’s schedule. Participation in the Confirmation program for student, parent or sponsor is required.

 

ANOINTING OF THE SICK – For all members of the Church, usually twice a year within the Church community, but anytime upon request or emergency. Contact   Fr. Joseph A. Angotti     362-6186.

 

MARRIAGE- For those couples who are wishing to be married in the Church.  The Marriage Program meets four times a year at 2:00 p.m. in the Parish Center. Contact  Fr. Joseph A. Angotti  for registration or information six (6) months to one (1) year prior to wedding.

 

RCIA/RCIC-  (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults/Children) For Those individuals who are seeking entrance into the Catholic Faith.  For information concerning adult initiation contact  Fr. Joseph A. Angotti  or Sandra Ransom, for information concerning Children’s initiation contact Sandra Ransom.