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Baptism

Parishioners please contact one of the priests at least six weeks before the birth of a child.

Any Baptismal sponsor who is not a member of the parish will need a letter of good standing from their pastor. Baptismal sponsors must satisfy the requirements for a Baptismal sponsor stipulated by the Catholic Church.

Adult inquirers to the Catholic Faith should contact one of the priests. A six-month course of instruction typically is required.

 

Confession

15 Minutes before weekday Masses.

Sundays 6:45am, 8:15am, & 10:30am.

During Friday Holy Hour.

By appointment.

 

Confirmation

Confirmation in the Archdiocese of Atlanta is administered to candidates at least 15 years of age. In recent years, Confirmation has been conferred in the month of March. A course of instruction is required prior to this, which takes place at the church on Saturday mornings after the 9:00am Mass, running from October through January inclusive.

Any Confirmation sponsor who is not a member of the parish will need a letter of good standing from their pastor. Confirmation sponsors must satisfy the requirements for a Confirmation sponsor stipulated by the Catholic Church.

 

Extreme Unction

Parishioners should contact one of the priests. Use the cellphone (404-291-1595) only in genuine emergencies.

 

Marriage

Parishioners must contact one of the priests a minimum of six months prior to a desired wedding date. Attendance at a preparation program is required.

 

Holy Orders

Men who are seriously discerning a call to the Priesthood are invited to contact one of the priests.

Men or women who are seriously discerning a religious vocation also should contact one of the priests.