Important Catholic Resources

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Diocese
of
Belleville
Conference
of
Catholic Bishops
 The Holy See  Formal Response:
The Pastoral Plan
for Parish Renewal
and Restructuring.

Sacramental Preparation

MarriagePrep

Marriage Preparation (click on rings for PreCana Days and Engaged Encounter Weekends schedule)

The Sacraments of Baptism and Matrimony
require preparation in advance of the actual rite or ceremony.

Baptism requires at least a 30 day notice.
Ideally, the Sacrament of Matrimony requires a 6 month notice.
In addition, the Diocese requires that a
pre-marriage inventory and a pre-marriage course
be completed prior to the marriage.
Per-Cana or Engaged Encounter programs
fulfill this requirement.Please call the rectory for more details
618-233-3813

       
  Bishop Braxton Essay